Steve Buscemi
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An American actor, writer and director. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Dorothy, who worked as a hostess at Howard Johnson's, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker and Korean War veteran. Buscemi's father was Sicilian American and his mother Irish American. He has three brothers: Jon, Ken, and Michael. Buscemi was raised Roman Catholic. Buscemi has starred and supported in successful Hollywood and indie films, including Parting Glances (1986), New York Stories (1989), Mystery Train (1989), Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Desperado (1995), Con Air (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Grey Zone (2001), Ghost World (2001), Big Fish (2003), Lean on Pete (2017), and The Death of Stalin (2017). He is also known for his appearances in many films by Coen brothers: Miller's Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), Fargo (1996), and The Big Lebowski (1998). Buscemi provides the voice of Randall Boggs in the Monsters, Inc. franchise. From 2010 to 2014, he portrayed Enoch "Nucky" Thompson in the critically acclaimed series Boardwalk Empire, which earned him two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe, and two nominations for an Emmy Award. He made his directorial debut in 1996, with Trees Lounge, in which he also starred. Other works include Animal Factory (2000), Lonesome Jim (2005), and Interview (2007). Buscemi has one son, Lucian, with his wife Jo Andres.
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An American actor, writer and director. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Dorothy, who worked as a hostess at Howard Johnson's, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker and Korean War veteran. Buscemi's father was Sicilian American and his mother Irish American. He has three brothers: Jon, Ken, and Michael. Buscemi was raised Roman Catholic. Buscemi has starred and supported in successful Hollywood and indie films, including Parting Glances (1986), New York Stories (1989), Mystery Train (1989), Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Desperado (1995), Con Air (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Grey Zone (2001), Ghost World (2001), Big Fish (2003), Lean on Pete (2017), and The Death of Stalin (2017). He is also known for his appearances in many films by Coen brothers: Miller's Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), Fargo (1996), and The Big Lebowski (1998). Buscemi provides the voice of Randall Boggs in the Monsters, Inc. franchise. From 2010 to 2014, he portrayed Enoch "Nucky" Thompson in the critically acclaimed series Boardwalk Empire, which earned him two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe, and two nominations for an Emmy Award. He made his directorial debut in 1996, with Trees Lounge, in which he also starred. Other works include Animal Factory (2000), Lonesome Jim (2005), and Interview (2007). Buscemi has one son, Lucian, with his wife Jo Andres.
Known For
Saturday Night Live
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
The Sopranos
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Broad City
Bob's Burgers
The Simpsons
Rick and Morty
Late Night with Seth Meyers
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Daily Show
Monsters at Work
ER
L.A. Law
Tales from the Crypt
Band of Brothers
Digman!
Krapopolis
Miami Vice
Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?
Who Do You Think You Are?
StoryBots: Answer Time
The Equalizer
Mad About You
Homicide: Life on the Street
Fantasmas
Bupkis
Billy Madison
The Wedding Singer
Miracle Workers
Transformers: The Last Knight
The Ridiculous 6
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
Pulp Fiction
Twenty Bucks
James Gandolfini: Tribute to a Friend
Big Fish
Wednesday
Big Daddy
Grown Ups
Con Air
G-Force
Lonesome Dove
Mystery Train
Neo Yokio
Grown Ups 2
I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale
Mr. Deeds
The Messenger
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Domestic Disturbance
The King of Staten Island
Hotel Transylvania
Armageddon
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Hotel Transylvania: Transformania
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
Vacation Friends 2
Hubie Halloween
Reservoir Dogs
Hotel Transylvania 2
Transformers One
The Dead Don't Die
Beastie Boys Story
The Big Lebowski
Monsters, Inc.
Home on the Range
The Cobbler
The Laramie Project
Monsters University
Fargo
Charlotte's Web
The Week Of
Escape from L.A.
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
Airheads
The Boss Baby
30 Rock
Boardwalk Empire
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
Living in Oblivion
The Final Shot: A Farewell to Boardwalk Empire
The Death of Stalin
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