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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... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 25 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014 Friends of Firefighters (Short)
 2014 The Cobbler
 2014 My Depression (TV Movie)
 2011-2014 Portlandia (TV Series)
Celery Guy / Book Store Customer
- Celery (2014) ... Celery Guy
- Farm (2011) ... Book Store Customer
 2013 Khumba
Skalk (voice)
 2013 Monsters University
Randy (voice)
 2012 Hotel Transylvania
Wayne (voice)
 2010 Grown Ups
Wiley
 2009 G-Force
Bucky (voice)
 2009/I Rage
Frank
 2008 Igor
Scamper (voice)
 2008 ER (TV Series)
Art Masterson
- The Chicago Way (2008) ... Art Masterson
 2008 I'm Dirty! (Video short)
Backhoe Loader (voice)
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dwight
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Clint Fitzer
 2006 Monster House
Nebbercracker (voice)
 2004-2006 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Tony Blundetto / Man
- Mayham (2006) ... Man
- Cold Cuts (2004) ... Tony Blundetto
 2006 Art School Confidential
Broadway Bob D'Annunzio (uncredited)
 2005 Who's the Top? (Short)
Cymon
 2004 Home on the Range
Wesley (voice)
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Waiter (segment "Twins")
 2002 Monsters, Inc. (Video Game)
Randall Boggs (voice)
 2002 Love in the Time of Money
Martin Kunkle
 2002 The Laramie Project (TV Movie)
Doc O'Connor
 2001 Monsters, Inc.
Randall Boggs (voice)
 2001 The Grey Zone
'Hesch' Abramowics
 2001 Double Whammy
Jerry Cubbins
 1994-2000 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Billy / Host / Mr. Pink
- Tobey Maguire/Sisqo (2000) ... Billy (uncredited)
- Steve Buscemi/Third Eye Blind (1998) ... Host
- John Travolta/Seal (1994) ... Mr. Pink (uncredited)
 2000 28 Days
Cornell
 1998 Louis & Frank
Drexel
 1998 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Mr. Marchetti
- Mr. Louder's Birthday Party (1998) ... Mr. Marchetti
 1996 Kansas City
Johnny Flynn
 1996 Black Kites (Short)
The Father
 1995 Billy Madison
Danny McGrath (uncredited)
 1995 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Gordon Pratt
- End Game (1995) ... Gordon Pratt
 1994 Airheads
Rex
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
Beatnik Barman
 1994 Floundering
Ned
 1993 Ed and His Dead Mother
Ed Chilton
 1993 The Last Outlaw (TV Movie)
Philo
 1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Ike
- Forever Ambergris (1993) ... Ike
 1993 Claude
Danny
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Frank
 1992 What Happened to Pete (Short)
Stranger
 1992 Mad About You (TV Series)
Howie
- Token Friend (1992) ... Howie
 1992 CrissCross
Louis
 1991 Life Is Nice
Convienent Store Clerk
 1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
David Lee
- Spleen It to Me, Lucy (1991) ... David Lee
 1991 Billy Bathgate
Irving
 1991 Zandalee
OPP Man
 1991 Barton Fink
Chet
 1990 Against the Law (TV Series)
Timmy Lowell
- Where the Truth Lies (1990) ... Timmy Lowell
 1990 Monsters (TV Series)
John Dennis
- Bed and Boar (1990) ... John Dennis
 1989 Borders (TV Movie documentary)
Ted
 1989 Mystery Train
Charlie the Barber (segment "Lost In Space")
 1989 Slaves of New York
Wilfredo
 1989 New York Stories
Gregory Stark (segment "Life Lessons")
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Luke
- Return (1989) ... Luke (credit only)
- The Plains (1989) ... Luke
- On the Trail (1989) ... Luke
- Leaving (1989) ... Luke (credit only)
 1989 Coffee and Cigarettes II (Short)
Waiter
 1988 Heart of Midnight
Eddy
 1988 William Tell (TV Series)
Captain of the Guard
- The Lost Crusader (1988) ... Captain of the Guard
 1988 Vibes
Fred
 1988 Call Me
Switchblade
 1987 Heart
Nicky
 1987 Kiss Daddy Goodnight
Johnny
 1987 Arena Brains (Short)
The Agent
 1986 Film House Fever
Tony
 1986 No Picnic
Dead Pimp
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Rickles
- El Viejo (1986) ... Rickles
 1983-1986 Not Necessarily the News (TV Series)
Neil / Theo
- Theo (1983) ... Theo
 1986 Sleepwalk
Worker
 1985 Tommy's (Short)
Tommy
 1985 The Way It Is
Willy / Raphael
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Show Show Producer (10 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (17 credits)
Show Show Self (84 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (17 credits)

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Other Works:

Appeared in "North Atlantic" a new play by James Strahs - Wooster Group Performing Garage, NYC (1984). See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(2011, on Trees Lounge (1996)) It was sort of my life. At 19, I was truly directionless, living with my parents. I was driving an ice-cream truck and working at a gas station. There's nothing wrong with those jobs - it's hard work. But my boss at the gas station was grooming me to be a mechanic, and that's not what I wanted. The drinking age was 18 then, so I spent every night hanging out with my... See more »

Trivia:

Showed up at his old firehouse the day after the World Trade Center tragedy in New York to volunteer. Worked twelve hour shifts for a week after the terrorist act, digging through rubble with his old comrades looking for missing firefighters... anonymously. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays characters mixed up in crime See more »

Nickname:

Busc

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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