Steve Buscemi

BirthDay:

13 Dec 1957

BirthPlace:

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

BirthName:

Steven Vincent Buscemi

Bio:

Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to Manhattan to study acting with John Strasberg. He began writing and performing original theatre pieces with fellow actor/writer Mark Boone Junior. This led to his being cast in his first lead role in Parting Glances (1986). Since then, he has worked with many of the top filmmakers in Hollywood, including Quentin Tarantino, Jerry Bruckheimer, and The Coen Brothers. He is a highly respected actor.
Filmography

Actor ( 189 credits )

The Boss Baby (2017)
The Death of Stalin (2017) Nikita Khrushchev
Lean on Pete (2017) Del
Norman (2016)
Staying Cool (2016) Henry the Wolf Evil
The Ridiculous 6 (2015) Doc Griffin
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) Wayne (voice)
The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015)  Steve Buscemi (1 episode, 2015)
Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)  Steve Buscemi (1 episode, 2016)
The Cobbler (2014)
Time Out of Mind (2014) Art
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
Park Bench with Steve Buscemi (2014)  Himself - Host (13 episodes, 2014)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
Cop Show (2014)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
Khumba (2013) Skalk (voice)
Grown Ups 2 (2013) Wiley
Monsters University (2013) Randy (voice)
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) Anton Marvelton
Inside Amy Schumer (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
On the Road (2012) Tall Thin Salesman
Hotel Transylvania (2012) Wayne (voice)
Rampart (2011) Bill Blago
Fight for Your Right Revisited (2011) Waiter
Portlandia (2011)  Book Store Customer / ... (2 episodes, 2011-2014)
Vine Talk (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Bob's Burgers (2011)  Tom Innocenti (1 episode, 2016)
Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010) Bernie Lake
The Chosen One (2010) Neal
Grown Ups (2010) Wiley
Boardwalk Empire (2010)  Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson (57 episodes, 2010-2014)
Who Do You Think You Are? (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Special Collector's Edition (2010)  Mr. Pink (uncredited) (1 episode, 2011)
In Search of Ted Demme (2010) Himself
Blank City (2010)
Youth in Revolt (2009) George Twisp
John Rabe (2009) Dr. Robert Wilson
Rage (2009) Frank
Seymour Cassel Hollywood Reporter Acting Achievment Tribute (2009) Himself
G-Force (2009) Bucky (voice)
Handsome Harry (2009) Thomas Kelley
President (2009) Himself
The Messenger (2009) Dale Martin
I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (2009) Himself
Saint John of Las Vegas (2009) John
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)  Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Igor (2008) Scamper (voice)
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007) Clint Fitzer
I Think I Love My Wife (2007) George
Here's Looking at You, Boy (2007) Nick (archive footage) (uncredited)
Interview (2007) Pierre Peders
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007) Himself
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Anton Marvelton in 'The INcredible Burt Wonderstone' (
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2007)
Charlotte's Web (2006) Templeton the Rat (voice)
...So Goes the Nation (2006) Himself
Monster House (2006) Nebbercracker (voice)
Edge of Outside (2006) Himself
Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006) Nick (archive footage)
Art School Confidential (2006) Broadway Bob D'Annunzio (uncredited)
Delirious (2006) Les Galantine
Paris, je t'aime (2006) Le touriste (segment "Tuileries")
30 Rock (2006)  Lenny Wosniak (6 episodes, 2007-2013)
Movie Rush (2006)  Himself
RTL Film (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Romance & Cigarettes (2005) Angelo
The Island (2005) James McCord
Nobody Wants Your Film (2005) Himself
Excavating Taylor Mead (2005) Narrator
Champion (2005) Himself
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take 2 1/2 (2005) Himself
Who's the Top? (2005) Cymon
Home on the Range (2004) Wesley (voice)
Tanner on Tanner (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
CMT Insider (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Fashion News Live (2004)  Himself (2 episodes, 2013)
Rockets Redglare! (2003) Himself
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) Waiter (segment "Twins")
Big Fish (2003) Norther Winslow
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) Romero
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)
Dr. X's Creatures (2003)  Various Characters (2003) (archive footage)
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002) Romero
Mr. Deeds (2002) Crazy Eyes
Love in the Time of Money (2002) Martin Kunkle
13 Moons (2002) Bananas The Clown
The Grey Zone (2001) 'Hesch' Abramowics
Domestic Disturbance (2001) Ray Coleman
Monsters, Inc. (2001) Randall Boggs (voice)
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) Neil (voice)
Ghost World (2001) Seymour
Double Whammy (2001) Jerry Cubbins
Total Access 24/7 (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2002)
Road to Sundance (2000) Himself
28 Days (2000) Cornell
Animal Factory (2000) A.R. Hosspack
Big Daddy (1999) Homeless Guy
The Sopranos (1999)  Tony Blundetto / ... (14 episodes, 2004-2006)
The Impostors (1998) Happy Franks
Louis & Frank (1998) Drexel
Armageddon (1998) Rockhound
The Big Lebowski (1998) Theodore Donald 'Donny' Kerabatsos
The Wedding Singer (1998) David 'Dave' Veltri (uncredited)
Divine Trash (1998) Himself
Franky Goes to Hollywood (1998) Himself
The Real Blonde (1997) Nick
Con Air (1997) Garland 'The Marietta Mangler' Greene
Corazón de... (1997)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Kansas City (1996) Johnny Flynn
Escape from L.A. (1996) Map to the Stars Eddie
Fargo (1996) Carl Showalter
Trees Lounge (1996) Tommy
The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996)  Himself (1 episode, 2001)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)  Himself (2 episodes, 2003-2013)
Black Kites (1996) The Father
Dead Man (1995) Bartender (uncredited)
The Celluloid Closet (1995) Nick (archive footage) (uncredited)
Desperado (1995) Buscemi
Billy Madison (1995) Danny McGrath (uncredited)
Living in Oblivion (1995) Nick Reve
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995) Mister Shhh
The Drew Carey Show (1995)  Mr. Marchetti (1 episode, 1998)
Somebody to Love (1994) Mickey
The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994) Ed Hoyt
Pulp Fiction (1994) Buddy Holly
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
Airheads (1994) Rex
Floundering (1994) Ned
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) Beatnik Barman
ER (1994)  Art Masterson (1 episode, 2008)
Ed and His Dead Mother (1993) Ed Chilton
Rising Sun (1993) Willy 'the Weasel' Wilhelm
Twenty Bucks (1993) Frank
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)  Gordon Pratt (1 episode, 1995)
The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1993)  Phil Hickle (3 episodes, 1994-1996)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)  Himself - Guest (4 episodes, 1993-2000)
What Happened to Pete (1992) Stranger
CrissCross (1992) Louis
Claude (1992) Danny
In the Soup (1992) Aldolpho Rollo
Reservoir Dogs (1992) Mr. Pink
Mad About You (1992)  Howie (1 episode, 1992)
HBO First Look (1992)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2000-2007)
In the Life (1992)  Himself (1 episode, 2000)
Gomorron (1992)  Himself (3 episodes, 1996-1998)
Billy Bathgate (1991) Irving
Barton Fink (1991) Chet
Zandalee (1991) OPP Man
Charlie Rose (1991)  Himself - Guest / ... (3 episodes, 1996-2007)
Life Is Nice (1991) Convienent Store Clerk
The Grifters (1990) Kaggs (uncredited)
King of New York (1990) Test Tube
Miller's Crossing (1990) Mink
Force of Circumstance (1990)
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990) Bellingham (segment "Lot 249")
Against the Law (1990)  Timmy Lowell (1 episode, 1990)
Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989) Whining Willie
Mystery Train (1989) Charlie the Barber (segment "Lost In Space")
New York Stories (1989) Gregory Stark (segment "Life Lessons")
Slaves of New York (1989) Wilfredo
The Simpsons (1989)  Dwight / ... (2 episodes, 2003-2007)
Tales from the Crypt (1989)  Ike (1 episode, 1993)
Coffee and Cigarettes II (1989) Waiter
Heart of Midnight (1988) Eddy
Vibes (1988) Fred
Call Me (1988) Switchblade
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Monsters (1988)  John Dennis (1 episode, 1990)
Kiss Daddy Goodnight (1987) Johnny
Heart (1987) Nicky
Crossbow (1987)  Captain of the Guard (1 episode, 1988)
Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater (1987)  Frank (archive footage) (1 episode, 1995)
Arena Brains (1987) The Agent
Film House Fever (1986) Tony
Parting Glances (1986) Nick
Sleepwalk (1986) Worker
No Picnic (1986) Dead Pimp
L.A. Law (1986)  David Lee (1 episode, 1991)
The Way It Is (1985) Willy / Raphael
The Equalizer (1985)  Archie, the Electronics Store Clerk (1 episode, 1987)
Tommy's (1985) Tommy
Miami Vice (1984)  Rickles (1 episode, 1986)
Not Necessarily the News (1982)  Neil / ... (2 episodes, 1983-1986)
CBS News Sunday Morning (1979)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
Saturday Night Live (1975)  Billy / ... (4 episodes, 1994-2011)
Good Morning America (1975)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
Film '72 (1971)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)

Producer ( 8 credits )

Park Bench with Steve Buscemi (2014) executive producer (13 episodes, 2014)
Medora (2013) executive producer
Vine Talk (2011) executive producer (1 episode, 2011)
Saint John of Las Vegas (2009) executive producer
Lonesome Jim (2005) producer (uncredited)
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take 2 1/2 (2005) executive producer
Animal Factory (2000) producer
Every Good Boy Does Fine (0) executive producer / producer

Writer ( 1 credit )

Interview (2007) (screenplay)

Director ( 14 credits )

Love (2016) (1 episode, 2016)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015) (1 episode, 2016)
Park Bench with Steve Buscemi (2014) (13 episodes, 2014)
Portlandia (2011) (3 episodes, 2015-2016)
Nurse Jackie (2009) (6 episodes, 2009-2011)
Interview (2007)
30 Rock (2006) (2 episodes, 2009-2012)
Lonesome Jim (2005)
Animal Factory (2000)
The Sopranos (1999) (4 episodes, 2001-2006)
Oz (1997) (2 episodes, 1999-2001)
Trees Lounge (1996)
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) (1 episode, 1998)
What Happened to Pete (1992)