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Steve Buscemi

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.

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Dec 13, 1957 In Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 2014-04-27

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 26 wins & 49 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Boardwalk Empire
Poster of 30 Rock
Poster of The Sopranos
Poster of The Simpsons
Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Unknown 2014-04-27
Portlandia Unknown 2011-01-11
Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown 2010-03-05
Boardwalk Empire Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson 57 episodes, 2010-2014 2010-09-19
Nurse Jackie Unknown 2009-06-08
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Oz Unknown 1997-07-12
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
The Drew Carey Show Unknown 1995-09-13
ER Unknown 1994-09-19
The Adventures of Pete & Pete Unknown 1993-11-28
Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Lonesome Dove Luke 4 episodes, 1989 1989-02-05
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Monsters Unknown 1988-10-22
L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11