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Steve Buscemi

Buscemi at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival
Born Steven Vincent Buscemi
December 13, 1957 (1957-12-13) (age 52)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor/Writer/Director
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Jo Andres (1987-present) 1 child
.Steven Vincent "Steve" Buscemi (pronounced /buːˈsɛmi/, boo-SEM-ee by the actor himself, but commonly pronounced /buːˈʃɛmi/, boo-SHEM-ee by others;[1] born December 13, 1957) is an American actor, writer and film director.^ Born: Brooklyn, New York, 13 December 1957.
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^ STEVE BUSCEMI - Reviews and insights of his films .

^ Steven Vincent "Steve" Buscemi; born December 13, 1957) is an American character actor and film director.
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Early life

.Steve Buscemi 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.^ Born: Brooklyn, New York, 13 December 1957.
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^ Submit a New Steve Buscemi quote .
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^ Email me Steve Buscemi news.
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.Buscemi's father was Sicilian American and his mother Irish American.^ Buscemi's father was Italian American and his mother Irish American.
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^ His Italian-American father John was a sanitation engineer, his Irish-American mother Dorothy “pretty much a housewife”.

^ Italian American; Korean War veteran Mother: Dorothy Buscemi.
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[2][3][4] .He has three brothers: Jon, Ken, and Michael.^ He has three brothers: Jon, Ken and Michael.
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^ His parents, John and Dorothy, slept on a foldout sofa in the living room; Steve and his brothers-Jon, Michael, and Ken-slept in the only bedroom, and played with their cousins in the enclosed back yard.
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^ (Jon now works for a cable company, and Ken is a track worker for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority; Michael is an actor.
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.Buscemi was raised Catholic.^ Buscemi was raised Catholic.

[5]
.He graduated in 1975 from Valley Stream Central High School in Valley Stream, New York, a school which he attended with actress Patricia Charbonneau and writer Edward Renehan.^ It is the day of their high school graduation.
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^ Steve graduated from Valley Stream Central High School in 1975, from there he attended Nassau Community College before moving to Manhattan to...
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^ He graduated in 1975 from Valley Stream Central High School in Valley Stream, New York, a school which he attended with writer Edward Renehan and actress Patricia Charbonneau.
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[6] In high school, Buscemi wrestled for the varsity squad and participated in the drama troupe, at that time directed by Mr. Lynne C. Lappin. .He was also a member of Alpha Omega Theta Fraternity.^ A member of the varsity soccer and wrestling teams, as well as the jock fraternity Alpha Omega Theta, Buscemi was, by his own account, "a bit of a wise-ass, a troublemaker."
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.Buscemi's 1996 film Trees Lounge, in which he not only starred but served as screenwriter and director, is set in and was largely shot in his childhood village of Valley Stream.^ Trees Lounge (1996) as Director .
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^ In his screenwriting and directorial feature début, "Trees Lounge" (1996), Buscemi starred as Tommy, a fictionalized version of himself.
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^ Trees Lounge (1996) Director .
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.Buscemi briefly attended Nassau Community College before moving to Manhattan to enroll in the Lee Strasberg Institute.^ Buscemi briefly attended Nassau Community College before moving to Manhattan to enroll in the Lee Strasberg Institute.
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^ Steve graduated from Valley Stream Central High School in 1975, from there he attended Nassau Community College before moving to Manhattan to attend the Lee Strasberg Institute.
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^ Steve attended Nassau Community College, then moved to Manhattan to study acting at the famed Lee Strasberg Institute.
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In the early '80s Buscemi also served as a firefighter for four years on FDNY Engine 55.[8]
.On March 4, 2005, Buscemi returned to his old high school where he was presented the Distinguished Alumni Award as part of the school's 75th anniversary celebration.^ On March 4th 2005, Steve was presented the Distinguished Alumni Award as part of Valley Stream Central High School's 75th anniversary celebration.
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^ In the early '80s Buscemi also served as a firefighter for four years with the FDNY. On March 4th 2005, Buscemi returned to his old high school where he was presented the Distinguished Alumni Award as part of the school's 75th anniversary celebration.
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^ In high school, Buscemi wrestled for the varsity squad and participated in the drama troupe, at that time directed by Mr. Lynne C. Lappin.
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Career

Acting

.Buscemi is an associate member of the experimental theater company The Wooster Group.^ Buscemi is an associate member of the experimental theater company The Wooster Group.
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^ Steve is an associate member of the experimental theater company The Wooster Group.
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.Buscemi’s first film appearance was in the 1986 Parting Glances, in which he played Nick, a young man with AIDS.^ I first became aware of Steve Buscemi’s work as the young man living with AIDS in the late Bill Sherwood’s Parting Glances .
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^ His first big notice came for his portrayal of a musician with AIDS in "Parting Glances" (1986).
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^ This character and the character I played in "Parting Glances."
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.He also was in Slaves of New York in 1988, and Tales from the Darkside, a 1990 film with three segments.^ Slaves of New York (1989) .
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^ King of New York (1990) .
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^ His reputation with the Downtown New York arts scene provided Buscemi with his early series of film roles, including an adaptation of Tama Janowitz’ East Village drama "Slaves of New York" (1989) and Martin Scorsese's "Life Lessons" segment of "New York Stories," (1989), where he portrayed a performance artist.
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.Buscemi starred in the first, playing Bellingham, a college student who orders a mummy and unleashes it on fellow college students played by Christian Slater and Julianne Moore.^ An often quiet, reflective actor who shuns publicity except when he has a worthwhile film to promote, Buscemi has often played characters on the periphery of mainstream society.
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^ He plays a cynical political reporter who reluctantly agrees to do a puff piece on a seemingly vacuous film star [played by British beauty Sienna Miller].
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^ Steve Buscemi played Louis in Crisscross Who did Steve Buscemi play in Barton Fink ?
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During 1990, Buscemi had a couple of additional crime roles. .He played the henchman of Laurence Fishburne named Test Tube in Abel Ferrara’s King of New York, and played Mink in the Coen Brothers Millers Crossing.^ Played the henchman of Laurence Fishburne named Test Tube in Abel Ferrara"s "King of New York" .
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^ First collaboration with the Coen brothers, "Miller's Crossing" .
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^ In 1990, Buscemi began a long and successful working relationship with The Coen Brothers with a small role in "Miller's Crossing,” and another the following year in “Barton Fink” (1991).
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.This marked the first of six of the Coen Brothers' films in which Buscemi appeared.^ The master of the sardonic supporting character, Steve Buscemi has made a career out of appearing in indie films.
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^ Of course, it's next to impossible to imagine the American film landscape without the likes of Quentin Tarantino or the Coen Brothers, with whom Buscemi has worked extensively.
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^ In the years since, Buscemi has aided and abetted some of indie cinemas biggest break-insfrom the Coen brothers to Robert Rodriguez.
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.In 1991, he played the bellboy, Chet, in the Coen Brothers film, Barton Fink.^ Barton Fink 1991 dir.

^ The Coens went on to cast Buscemi in nearly all of their films, featuring him to particularly memorable effect in Barton Fink (1991), in which he played a bell boy; Fargo (1996), which featured him as an ill-fated kidnapper; and The Big Lebowski (1998), which saw him portray a laid-back ex-surfer.
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^ In 1990, Buscemi began a long and successful working relationship with The Coen Brothers with a small role in "Miller's Crossing,” and another the following year in “Barton Fink” (1991).
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.His first lead role was in 1992, where he played Adolpho Rollo in Alexandre Rockwell's In the Soup.^ First starring role in Alexandre Rockwell's "In the Soup" .
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^ He also landed his first starring role as an aspiring downtown filmmaker in Alexandre Rockwell's "In the Soup."
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^ He also landed his first starring role as an aspiring downtown filmmaker in Alexandre Rockwell's "In the Soup.” Over the next few years, Buscemi was an indie mainstay, with increasingly prominent roles in films like “Twenty Bucks” (1993), “Airheads” (1994) and Tarantino’s classic, “Pulp Fiction” (1994).
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Then he finally came to public attention for playing Mr. Pink in Quentin Tarantino’s 1992 film, Reservoir Dogs.
Steve Buscemi in 1996
Buscemi's most notable character roles include Mr. Pink in Reservoir Dogs, Garland Greene in Con Air, Rockhound in Armageddon, Donny in The Big Lebowski and Carl Showalter in Fargo. .Although usually a supporting actor, he has had critical success as a lead actor, particularly in his role as Seymour in Ghost World.^ Cast in a supporting role as Seymour in the critically hailed "Ghost World" .
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^ Although usually a supporting actor, he has had critical success as a lead actor, particularly in his role as Seymour in Ghost World.
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^ The film, which was a critical success on the independent circuit, essentially began Buscemi's career as a respected independent actor.
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.Buscemi often plays characters that are neurotic and paranoid.^ Buscemi often plays characters that are neurotic and paranoid.
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^ And Buscemi played this character very good.
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^ An often quiet, reflective actor who shuns publicity except when he has a worthwhile film to promote, Buscemi has often played characters on the periphery of mainstream society.
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.He has appeared in a number of films by the Coen Brothers, in which he tends to die in a grisly, prolonged or unexpected manner.^ He has appeared in a number of films by the Coen Brothers, in which he tends to die in a grisly, prolonged or unexpected manner.
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^ With credits under such directors as Quentin Tarantino, Jim Jarmusch, and the Coen brothers, Buscemi's resume includes some the most defining films of the '90s.
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^ The indie film icon has made memorable appearances in the films of directors Quentin Tarantino, the Coen Brothers and Michael Bay.
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He frequently provides comic relief in Adam Sandler films such as Billy Madison, The Wedding Singer, Big Daddy and Mr. Deeds. .Buscemi also starred with Sandler (as brothers) in Airheads alongside Brendan Fraser.^ Possibly reminiscing Buscemi & Sandler starring together (as brothers) in Airheads.
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^ Rate this: 70% from 16,221 members our price: £3.93 Airheads on DVD (1994) Starring: Brendan Fraser , Steve Buscemi , Adam Sandler Director: Michael Lehmann Certificate: Chazz (Brendan Fraser), Pip (Adam Sandler), and Rex (Steve Buscemi) are the Lone Rangers, a heavy metal rock group that's going nowhere fast.
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^ The film will be the directorial debut of William H. Macy , who will also co-star alongside Jovovich and Steve Buscemi .
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.Buscemi also played a nemesis to Sandler and Kevin James in the comedy I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.^ I now pronounce you Chuck and Larry .
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^ Buscemi also played a nemesis to Sandler and Kevin James in the comedy I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.
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^ Atoning, we pray, for I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, Buscemi plays "a loudmouthed drunk with a dangerous secret."
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.He also has worked with Tim Burton, Quentin Tarantino, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Jim Jarmusch, The Coen Brothers, and Robert Rodriguez on various occasions.^ Topics: Reservoir Dogs , Quentin Tarantino , Harvey Keitel , Tim Roth , Michael Madsen , Chris Penn , Steve Buscemi .
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^ He showed me a scene in which Jim's brother Tim is coaching a basketball team of inept ten-year-old girls.
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^ With Tim in the hospital, Jim is persuaded against his better judgment to take on some of his brother's responsibilities, including doing some work at the ladder factory.

.In 2003, Buscemi made a brief celebrity guest appearance as himself on the long-running Fox animated television show The Simpsons in the episode "Brake My Wife, Please". Most recently, Buscemi provided the voice for Dwight, a bank robber who Marge promises to visit in jail if he turns himself in to the authorities.^ In 2003, Buscemi made a brief celebrity guest appearance as himself on the long-running FOX animated television show The Simpsons in the episode "Brake My Wife, Please".
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^ Monsters 1 episode Season 2 Episode 14: Bed & Boar (1990) The Simpsons 2 episodes Season 14 Episode 20: Brake My Wife Please (2003) Himself .
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^ Most recently, Buscemi provided the voice for Dwight, a bank robber who Marge promises to visit in jail if he turns himself in to the authorities.
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This episode, entitled "I Don't Wanna Know Why the Caged Bird Sings", originally aired on October 14, 2007.
.In 2004, Buscemi joined the cast of The Sopranos as Tony Soprano's cousin and childhood friend, Tony Blundetto.^ In 2004, Buscemi joined the cast of The Sopranos as Tony Soprano's cousin and childhood friend, Tony Blundetto.
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^ He plays Tony Blundetto, Tony Sopranos' first cousin and childhood friend.
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^ For the 2004 season of "The Sopranos," Buscemi came out from behind the camera and joined the cast as Tony Soprano's cousin and childhood best friend, Tony Blundetto, a former member of the family who, after 15 years in prison, was intent on becoming a massage therapist.
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.Buscemi had previously contributed to the show as director of the third season episode "Pine Barrens" (one of the most critically-acclaimed episodes of the series).^ Buscemi had previously contributed to the show as director of the third season episode "Pine Barrens" (one of the most critically-acclaimed episodes of the series).
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^ He appeared in the third episode of Season 6, as a doorman in heaven (portrayed as a country club) in Tony Soprano's dream.
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^ Buscemi's direction of the "Pine Barrens" episode of "The Sopranos" in 2001 is the stuff of television legend an Emmy-nominated walk in the woods that goes very much awry but he suggests that it was merely a lucky grab.
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.He appeared in the third episode of Season 6, as a doorman in heaven (portrayed as a country club) in Tony Soprano's dream.^ He played Tony Soprano's cousin for a season on "The Sopranos."
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^ He appeared in the third episode of Season 6, as a doorman in heaven (portrayed as a country club) in Tony Soprano's dream.
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^ Buscemi had previously contributed to the show as director of the third season episode "Pine Barrens" (one of the most critically-acclaimed episodes of the series).
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He returned to direct the episodes "In Camelot", the seventh episode of season five, and "Mr. & Mrs. John Sacrimoni Request...", the fifth episode of Season 6.
.In 1995, Buscemi played suspected cop-shooter Gordon Pratt in the episode "End Game" at the end of a three-episode arc of Homicide: Life on the Street.^ In 1995, Buscemi played suspected cop-shooter Gordon Pratt in the episode "End Game" at the end of a three-episode arc of Homicide: Life on the Street.
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^ His work as a commercial director included spots for Nike, and he also helmed episodes of "Homicide: Life on the Street" (NBC) and HBO's "Oz", receiving a Directors Guild of America Award nomination for the former.

^ Buscemi the actor, always a whiz at playing schleps who resent the bust hand life's dealt them, whittles Pierre's vanity to a nub, and then erases it altogether.
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He also had a role as Phil Hickle, Ellen's father and older Pete's guidance counselor, in The Adventures of Pete and Pete, as well as guest-starring in Miami Vice in 1986. Buscemi was rumored to be considered for the role of The Scarecrow in Joel Schumacher's proposed fifth installment of the (first) Batman franchise, Batman Triumphant, before Warner Bros. cancelled the project.[9]
.In 2004, Buscemi appeared in the music video for Joe Strummer's cover of the Bob Marley track "Redemption Song". The video is shot after Strummer's death, and Buscemi appears alongside of a graffiti portrait of Strummer.^ In 2004, Buscemi appeared in the music video for Joe Strummer's cover of the Bob Marley track "Redemption Song".
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^ The video is shot after Strummer's death, and Buscemi appears alongside of a graffiti portrait of Strummer.
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^ Buscemi Is Too Sexy lilacbranch January 16th, 2009 My Steve Buscemi music video set to a song "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred 7 Leave a comment Add to Memories Tell a Friend .

Directing

.Buscemi has worked extensively as a writer-director since making his debut feature during the 1990s.^ Buscemi worked extensively as a director, having worked on (and starred in) the feature film, Interview (2007).
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^ Made feature debut as writer-director with "Trees Lounge"; also starred .
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^ I felt the same way, right before I made Trees Lounge [Buscemi's directorial debut] working with Robert Altman as an actor in Kansas City .

His directional credits include:
.In addition to feature films, he directed episodes of the television shows Homicide: Life on the Street and The Sopranos episode Pine Barrens, as well as two episodes of HBO's prison-drama series Oz, entitled "U.S. Male" and "Cuts Like a Knife". He also directed an episode of 30 Rock, entitled "Retreat to Move Forward". He has also directed episodes four, five, seven and eight from Season 1 of Showtime's Nurse Jackie.^ Which episode of "Homicide" did you direct?
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^ In addition to feature films, he directed episodes of the television shows Homicide: Life on the Street and The Sopranos, as well as two episodes of HBO's prison-drama series Oz, entitled "U.S. Male" and "Cuts Like a Knife".
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^ Buscemi directed two more episodes, in the show's fourth and fifth seasons.
  • John Lahr - steve buscemi profile 24 January 2010 15:36 UTC www.johnlahr.com [Source type: General]

His brother Michael makes a small guest appearance in episode seven, playing 'God'.
.Whilst scouting a location for a film, Buscemi visited the Philadelphia Eastern State Penitentiary.^ In March 2003 , while scouting for film locations, Steve visited the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania .
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^ In 2003, as part of a year-long tourist promotion at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Steve narrated the facility's audio tour.
  • Steve Buscemi Quotes and Trivia at MovieTome 24 January 2010 15:36 UTC www.movietome.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 2003, as part of a year-long tourist promotion at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he narrated the facility's audio tour.
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.He found the building so interesting that he later provided the majority of the narration for the audio tour there.^ In 2003, as part of a year-long tourist promotion at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he narrated the facility's audio tour.
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^ There, Steve was offered a chance to narrate the tour of the former prison.
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Personal life

.The day after the September 11 attacks, Buscemi went to his old firehouse to volunteer for recovery work at Ground Zero.^ The day after the September 11, 2001 attacks, Buscemi went to his old firehouse to volunteer for recovery work at Ground Zero.
  • Steve Buscemi - WhoABC Celebrities Guide 24 January 2010 15:36 UTC www.whoabc.com [Source type: General]

^ After the 9/11 attacks, he worked incognito as a volunteer, searching for bodies in the rubble of Ground Zero.

^ Describes his method of dealing with actors… Writer tells about Buscemi joining the members of Engine Company 55 on the bucket brigade at Ground Zero in the days after September 11, 2001.
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.That week, he worked 12 hour shifts digging through the rubble, while refusing to do interviews or have his picture taken.^ That week, he worked 12 hour shifts digging through the rubble, while refusing to do interviews or have his picture taken.
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^ Worked twelve hour shifts for a week after the terrorist act, digging through rubble with his old comrades looking for missing firefighters...
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^ He spent the next week working twelve hour shifts at Ground Zero working anonymously as to not attract any attention to himself.
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.In April 2001, while shooting the film Domestic Disturbance in Wilmington, North Carolina, Buscemi was stabbed three times while intervening in a bar fight at Firebelly Lounge between his friend Vince Vaughn, screenwriter Scott Rosenberg and a local man, who allegedly instigated the brawl.^ Stabbed in the throat, head and arm during a barroom brawl at the Firebelly Lounge in Wilmington, North Carolina.
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^ In April of 2001, he was seriously hurt in a bar fight while shooting a film with Vince Vaughn ; he was cut in the face, throat, and chest.
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^ He had a rare brush with tabloid notoriety in April 2001 after intervening in a bar brawl involving fellow actor Vince Vaughn in North Carolina, where both were shooting the forgettable thriller Domestic Disturbance.

[11][12]
.Buscemi has one son, Lucian, with his wife Jo Andres.^ Buscemi has one son, Lucian, with his wife Jo Andres.
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^ He has one child, Lucien, with his wife, choreographer Jo Andres.
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^ One son, Lucian Buscemi , born in 1990.
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Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1986 Parting Glances Nick
1987 Kiss Daddy Goodnight Johnny
1988 Call Me Switchblade
Heart of Midnight Eddy
1989 Slaves of New York Wilfredo
Mystery Train Charlie the Barber Nominated: Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor
Lonesome Dove Luke TV
New York Stories Gregory Stark
1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie Bellingham Segment: "Lot 249"
King of New York Test Tube
Miller's Crossing Mink
1991 Barton Fink Chet
1992 In the Soup Aldolpho Rollo
Reservoir Dogs Mr. Pink Won: Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor
CrissCross Drug Dealer
1993 Twenty Bucks Frank
Rising Sun Willy 'the Weasel' Wilhelm
The Adventures of Pete & Pete Phil Hickle TV
Ed And His Dead Mother Ed Chilton
1994 The Search for One-eye Jimmy Ed Hoyt
The Hudsucker Proxy Beatnik Barman at Ann's 440
Airheads Rex
Pulp Fiction Buddy Holly
The Last Outlaw Former Confederate soldier and outlaw Philo TV
1995 Billy Madison Danny McGrath Uncredited
Living in Oblivion Nick Reve
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead Mister Shhh
Desperado Buscemi
1996 Fargo Carl Showalter Nominated: Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture - Drama
Escape from L.A. Map to the Stars Eddie
Trees Lounge Tommy Also writer and director
Nominated: Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature (shared with Chris Hanley and Brad Wyman)
Nominated: Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay
1997 Con Air Garland 'The Marietta Mangler' Greene
1998 The Big Lebowski Theodore Donald 'Donny' Kerabatsos
Divine Trash Himself
The Impostors Happy Franks
The Wedding Singer David 'Dave' Veltri Uncredited
Armageddon Rockhound
1999 Big Daddy Homeless Guy
2000 28 Days Cornell Shaw
Animal Factory A.R. Hosspack Also director
2001 Ghost World Seymour Won: Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Won: Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor
Won:New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor
Won: Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated: American Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated: Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Officer Neil Voice
The Grey Zone 'Hesch' Abramowics
Love in the Time of Money Martin Kunkle
Domestic Disturbance Ray Coleman
Monsters, Inc. Randall Boggs Voice
2002 Mr. Deeds Crazy Eyes
13 Moons Bananas The Clown
The Laramie Project Doc O'Conner
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams Romero
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Romero
Coffee and Cigarettes Waiter (Segment "Twins")
Big Fish Norther Winslow
2002-2006 The Sopranos Tony Blundetto / Man TV (16 Episodes)
Nominated: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (2001)
Nominated: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor - Drama Series (2004)
2004 Home on the Range Wesley Voice
2005 Lonesome Jim Director
The Island James McCord
2006 Art School Confidential Broadway Bob D'Annunzio Uncredited
Monster House Nebbercracker Voice
Charlotte's Web Templeton the Rat Voice
Dust to Dust: The Health Effects of 9/11 Narrator TV
2007 I Think I Love My Wife George Sianidis
Paris, je t'aime The tourist (segment 'Tuileries')
Interview Pierre Peters Also director
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry Clint Fitzer
The Simpsons Dwight Voice
TV (Episode: I Don't Wanna Know Why the Caged Bird Sings)
Delirious Les Galantine
Romance & Cigarettes Angelo
30 Rock Lenny Wosniak TV (4 Episodes)
Nominated: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor - Comedy Series (2008)
2008 ER Mr. Masterson TV (1 Episode)
Igor Scamper Voice
2009 Rage Frank
John Rabe Dr. Robert Wilson Nominated: German Film Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (2008)
G-Force Bucky Voice
The Messenger Dale Martin
Handsome Harry Thomas Kelley
2010 Saint John of Las Vegas John Alighieri
Youth in Revolt George Twisp
Pete Smalls Is Dead Bernie Lake post-production

References

  1. ^ "Buscemi: Behind, in Front of Camera in 'Interview'". NPR.org. 2007-07-20. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=12110868. Retrieved 2010-02-20.  Click the "Listen" link.
  2. ^ "Film Society of Lincoln Center". Filmlinc.com. http://www.filmlinc.com/fcm/ja07/extbuscemi.htm. Retrieved 2009-11-20. 
  3. ^ "THE THIN MAN. | The New Yorker (November, 2005)". Accessmylibrary.com. 2005-11-14. http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-12600382_ITM. Retrieved 2009-11-20. 
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  5. ^ Lahr, John (2005-11-14). "THE THIN MAN". The New Yorker. http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-12600382_ITM. Retrieved 2007-12-10. 
  6. ^ "Edward J. Renehan Jr. - Home". Edrenehan.com. http://www.edrenehan.com. Retrieved 2009-11-20. 
  7. ^ Delatiner, Barbara. "Cinema Arts Film Festival Stresses the Independents", The New York Times, June 1, 1997. Retrieved November 1, 2007.
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  9. ^ moviemansguide.com review of Batman Begins by Andy Hoglund
  10. ^ indieking.com interview with photos
  11. ^ thesmokinggun.com mugshots and description
  12. ^ indieking.com has two news clippings on the incident.
  13. ^ "Steve Buscemi Biography - Movies.com". movies.go.com. http://movies.go.com/steve-buscemi/b766019. Retrieved 2008-01-27. 

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Steven Vincent Buscemi (born December 13, 1957) is an Emmy-nominated American actor. He is probably best known for his roles as Mr. Pink in Reservoir Dogs, Carl Showalter in Fargo, and Seymour in Ghost World. With a long career, he has worked in several independent films and comercial films, just as tv series like The Sopranos and The Simpsons. Steve Buscemi directed four feature films.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1986 Parting Glances Nick
1987 Kiss Daddy Goodnight Johnny
1988 Call Me Switchblade
1989 Slaves of New York Wilfredo
Mystery Train Charlie the Barber
Lonesome Dove Luke Television Series
New York Stories
1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie Bellingham (Segment "Lot 249")
King of New York Test Tube
Miller's Crossing Mink
1991 Barton Fink Chet
1992 In the Soup Aldolpho Rollo
Reservoir Dogs Mr. Pink
CrissCross Drug Dealer
1993 Twenty Bucks Frank
Rising Sun Willy 'the Weasel' Wilhelm
The Adventures of Pete & Pete Television Series
Ed And His Dead Mother Ed Chilton
1994 The Search for One-eye Jimmy Ed Hoyt
The Hudsucker Proxy Beatnik Barman at Ann's 440
Airheads Rex
Pulp Fiction Buddy Holly impersonator
1995 Billy Madison Danny McGrath Uncredited
Living in Oblivion Nick Reve
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead Mister Shhh
Desperado Buscemi
1996 Fargo Carl Showalter
Escape from L.A. Map to the Stars Eddie
Trees Lounge Tommy Writer, Director
1997 Con Air Garland 'The Marietta Mangler' Greene
1998 The Big Lebowski Theodore Donald 'Donny' Kerabatsos
Divine Trash Himself
The Impostors Happy Franks
The Wedding Singer David 'Dave' Veltri Uncredited
Armageddon Rockhound
1999 Big Daddy Homeless Guy
2000 28 Days Cornell Shaw
Animal Factory A.R. Hosspack Director
2001 Ghost World Seymour
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Officer Neil Voice
The Grey Zone 'Hesch' Abramowics
Love in the Time of Money Martin Kunkle
Domestic Disturbance Ray Coleman
Monsters, Inc. Randall Boggs Voice
2002 Mr. Deeds Crazy Eyes
13 Moons Bananas The Clown
The Laramie Project Doc O'Conner
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams Romero
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Romero
Coffee and Cigarettes Waiter (Segment "Twins")
Big Fish Norther Winslow
2002-2006 The Sopranos Tony Blundetto \ Man Television Series
2004 Home on the Range Wesley Voice
2005 Lonesome Jim Director
The Island McCord
2006 Art School Confidential Broadway Bob D'Annunzio Uncredited
Monster House Nebbercracker Voice
Charlotte's Web Templeton the Rat Voice
Dust to Dust: The Health Effects of 9/11 Narrator Television
2007 I Think I Love My Wife George
Paris, je t'aime The tourist (segment 'Tuileries')
Interview Pierre Peters Director
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry Clinton Fitzer
The Simpsons Dwight Television Series, Voice
Delirious Les Galantine
Romance & Cigarettes Angelo
30 Rock Private Eye Television Series
2008 Igor Scamper (voice)
John Rabe Dr. Robert Wilson
Keep Coming Back
2009 G-Force Bucky (voice)

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