December 13, 1957
63 years old
5 ft 9 in | 175 cm
74 kg | 163 lbs
10 US | 43 EU
Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, on December 13, 1957, is an American actor.
Young Steve Buscemi first started performing during his years at the Valley Stream Central High School, New York, in school theater productions.
He made his big screen debut in crime drama film The Way it Is (1985) in role as Willy / Raphael.
He got his television debut in HBO satirical sketch comedy series Not Necessarily the News (1986) in episode "Audire Got Run Over by a Reindeer", in role as Neil.
Steve's breakthrough performance came as Mr. Pink in crime film Reservoir Dogs (1992) directed by Quentin Tarantino.
He made his directorial movie debut with comedy drama Trees Lounge (1996) also he wrote and starred in role as Tommy.
Hubie Halloween (2020) comedy in role as Walter Lambert, with Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Julie Bowen
The King of Staten Island (2020) comedy drama in role as Papa, opposite Pete Davidson, Bel Powley and Marisa Tomei.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Seymour in black comedy film Ghost World (2001).
The Big Lebowski (1998) crime comedy opposite Jeff Bridges, John Goodman and Julianne Moore
Fargo (1996) black comedy thriller with Frances McDormand, William H. Macy and Peter Stormare
Mystery Train (1989) drama indie opposite Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô and Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Desperado (1995) Western action with Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek and Joaquim de Almeida
Ghost World (2001) black comedy opposite Thora Birch and Scarlett Johansson
Con Air (1997) action thriller with Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich
The Death of Stalin (2017) satirical black comedy opposite Jason Isaacs, Jeffrey Tambor and Michael Palin
Armageddon (1998) science fiction with Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck and Liv Tyler
Living in Oblivion (1995) dark comedy opposite Catherine Keener, Dermot Mulroney and Danielle von Zerneck
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) comedy drama with Bill Murray, Tom Waits and Roberto Benigni
The Messenger (2009) war drama opposite Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson and Samantha Morton
Airheads (1994) comedy with Brendan Fraser, Adam Sandler and Chris Farley
The Island (2005) science fiction action opposite Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor and Djimon Hounsou
Escape from L.A. (1996) post-apocalyptic action with Kurt Russell, Stacy Keach and Peter Fonda
Youth in Revolt (2010) romantic comedy drama opposite Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday and Zach Galifianakis
Mr. Deeds (2002) comedy with Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder and John Turturro
28 Days (2000) comedy drama opposite Sandra Bullock and Viggo Mortensen
Kansas City (1996) crime drama with Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson and Harry Belafonte
The Dead Don't Die (2019) zombie horror comedy opposite Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Chloë Sevigny
He won the Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actor for his role as Nucky Thompson in HBO period crime drama television series Boardwalk Empire (2010-2014).
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for web series talk show Park Bench with Steve Buscemi (2014-2015) which he created, directed and hosted.
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his various roles in sketch comedy television series Portlandia (2014-2017).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance as Lenny Wosniak in NBC satirical sitcom 30 Rock (2007-2013).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (2004) and for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2006) for his role as Tony Blundetto in crime drama television series The Sopranos.
Lonesome Dove (1989) epic Western adventure miniseries in role as Luke
The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1994-1996) comedy series in role as Phil Hickle
He hosted Saturday Night Live in 1998 and 2011.
Horace and Pete (2016) web series in role as Pete Jr.
Miracle Workers (2019- ) anthology comedy series in role as God (season 1), Eddie Shitshoveler (season 2)
Graduated from Valley Stream Central High School, Valley Stream, NY in 1975.
Studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute.
Has three brothers.
Has Italian, English, Dutch and Irish ancestry.
He was a New York City fireman (1980-1984).
Good friends with Stanley Tucci.
He directed four episodes of crime drama television series The Sopranos (2001–2006).
He voiced Randall Boggs in animated comedy film Monsters, Inc. (2001) and Neil Fleming in animated science fiction movie Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001).
He voiced Wayne in animated comedy films: Hotel Transylvania (2012), Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018).
He voiced Daytrader in science fiction action film Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) and Randall "Randy" Boggs in animated comedy movie Monsters University (2013).
He was married to Jo Andres (1987-2019), they had one son, Lucian Buscemi.