Steve Buscemi



Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:


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.

Film Credits

Untitled Judd Apatow/Pete Davidson Project (2020)
The Dead Don't Die (2019)
as Farmer Miller
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
as Wayne (voice)
Nancy (2018)
as Leo
The Week Of (2018)
as Charles
Lean on Pete (2018)
as Del Montgomery
Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs (2017)
as Himself
The Death of Stalin (2017)
as Nikita Khrushchev
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
as Daytrader (voice)
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer (2017)
as Rabbi Blumenthal
The Boss Baby (2017)
as Francis E. Francis (voice)
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 (2016)
Mildred and the Dying Parlor (2016)
as Rick
The Ridiculous 6 (2015)
as Doc Griffin
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
as Wayne (voice)
The Cobbler (2014)
as Jimmy
A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY (2014)
as Himself
Time Out of Mind (2014)
as Building Manager
My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It) (2014)
as Suicidal Thoughts (voice)
James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend (2013)
as Himself
Khumba (2013)
as Skalk (voice)
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
as Wiley
Monsters University (2013)
as Randall Boggs (voice)
AMEX Unstaged Presents: Vampire Weekend (2013)
as Himself
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
as Anton Marvelton
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
as Wayne (voice)
On the Road (2012)
as Tall thin salesman
Rampart (2011)
as Bill Blago
Fight for Your Right Revisited (2011)
as Waiter
Blank City (2011)
as Himself
Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010)
as Bernie Lake
The Chosen One (2010)
as Neal
Grown Ups (2010)
as Wiley
The Messenger (2009)
as Dale Martin
Rage (2009)
as Frank
Youth in Revolt (2009)
as George Twisp
G-Force (2009)
as Bucky the Hamster (voice)
Saint John of Las Vegas (2009)
as John
Handsome Harry (2009)
as Thomas Kelley
John Rabe (2009)
as Dr. Robert Wilson
I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (2009)
as Himself
Igor (2008)
as Scamper (voice)
Delirious (2007)
as Les Galantine
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
as Clinton Fitzer
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)
as Himself
I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
as George
Interview (2007)
as Pierre Peders
Voom Portraits (2007)
Charlotte's Web (2006)
as Templeton the Rat (voice)
Art School Confidential (2006)
as Broadway Bob D'Annunzio
Monster House (2006)
as Nebbercracker (voice)
Paris, je t'aime (2006)
as Touriste (Tuileries)
Excavating Taylor Mead (2005)
as Narrator
Romance & Cigarettes (2005)
as Angelo
The Island (2005)
as James 'Mac' McCord
Nobody Wants Your Film (2005)
Champion (2005)
as Himself
Who's the Top? (2005)
as Cymon
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take 2 ½ (2005)
as Himself
Home on the Range (2004)
as Wesley (voice)
Big Fish (2003)
as Norther Winslow
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
as Kellner
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
as Romero
Rockets Redglare! (2003)
as Himself
Minnesota Nice (2003)
as Himself
Love in the Time of Money (2002)
as Martin Kunkle
13 Moons (2002)
as Bananas The Clown
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
as Romero
Mr. Deeds (2002)
as Crazy Eyes
The Laramie Project (2002)
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
as Randall Boggs (voice)
Domestic Disturbance (2001)
as Ray Coleman
The Concert for New York City (2001)
Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music (2001)
The Grey Zone (2001)
as 'Hesch' Abramowics
Ghost World (2001)
as Seymour
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
as Off. Neil Fleming (voice)
Playboy Mansion Parties Uncensored (2001)
Double Whammy (2001)
as Jerry Cubbins
Animal Factory (2000)
as A.R. Hosspack
28 Days (2000)
as Cornell
In Bad Taste (2000)
as Himself
Big Daddy (1999)
as Homeless Guy
Armageddon (1998)
as Rockhound
The Impostors (1998)
The Impostors (1998)
as Happy Franks
The Big Lebowski (1998)
as Theodore Donald "Donny" Kerabatsos
The Real Blonde (1998)
as Nick
The Wedding Singer (1998)
as David 'Dave' Veltri (uncredited)
Divine Trash (1998)
as Himself
Con Air (1997)
as Garland Greene
Kansas City (1996)
as Johnny Flynn
Escape from L.A. (1996)
as Eddie
Trees Lounge (1996)
as Tommy
Fargo (1996)
as Carl Showalter
Dead Man (1995)
as Bartender (uncredited)
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
as Mister Shhh
Desperado (1995)
as Buscemi
Living in Oblivion (1995)
as Nick Reve
Billy Madison (1995)
as Danny McGrath (uncredited)
The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)
as Ed Hoyt
Somebody to Love (1994)
as Mickey
Pulp Fiction (1994)
as Buddy Holly
Airheads (1994)
as Rex
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
as Beatnik Barman
Floundering (1994)
as Jimmy
The Last Outlaw (1993)
as Philo
Twenty Bucks (1993)
as Frank
Rising Sun (1993)
as Willy Wilhelm
Ed and His Dead Mother (1993)
as Ed Chilton
In the Soup (1992)
as Aldolpho Rollo
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
as Mr. Pink
Claude (1992)
as Danny
Billy Bathgate (1991)
as Irving
Barton Fink (1991)
as Chet
Reservoir Dogs: Sundance Institute 1991 June Film Lab (1991)
as Mr. Pink
Zandalee (1991)
as OPP Man
Miller's Crossing (1990)
as Mink
King of New York (1990)
as Test Tube
Force of Circumstance (1990)
as Virgil
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
as Bellingham (segment "Lot 249")
Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)
as Whining Willie
Mystery Train (1989)
as Charlie the Barber
Borders (1989)
as Ted
Slaves of New York (1989)
as Wilfredo
Life Lessons (1989)
as Gregory Stark
New York Stories (1989)
as Gregory Stark
Coffee and Cigarettes II (1989)
as Waiter
Heart of Midnight (1988)
as Eddy
Vibes (1988)
as Fred
Call Me (1988)
as Switchblade
Heart (1987)
as Nicky
Kiss Daddy Goodnight (1987)
as Johnny
Arena Brains (1987)
as Wired Kid #1
Sleepwalk (1986)
as Worker
The Way It Is (1986)
as Willy / Raphael
No Picnic (1986)
as Dead Pimp
Film House Fever (1986)
Parting Glances (1986)
as Nick
Untitled Halloween Comedy ()

Production Credits

Dreaming of a Vetter World (2018)
Executive Producer
Puzzle (2018)
Executive Producer
AMEX Unstaged Presents: Vampire Weekend (2013)
Interview (2007)
Interview (2007)
Lonesome Jim (2005)
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take 2 ½ (2005)
Executive Producer
Animal Factory (2000)
Animal Factory (2000)
Trees Lounge (1996)
Trees Lounge (1996)
Untitled William S. Burroughs Project ()
Executive Producer