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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 26 wins & 60 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Fargo
Fargo Carl Showalter
(1996)
Reservoir Dogs
Reservoir Dogs Mr. Pink
(1992)
The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski Theodore Donald 'Donny' Kerabatsos
(1998)
Monsters, Inc.
Monsters, Inc. Randall Boggs
(2001)

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 2018 Nancy (post-production)
Leo
 2017 The Death of Stalin (post-production)
Nikita Khrushchev
 2017 The Boss Baby
Francis E. Francis (voice)
 2016 Norman
 2015 The Ridiculous 6
Doc Griffin
 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2
Wayne (voice)
 2014 The Cobbler
Jimmy
 2014 Time Out of Mind
Art
 2013 Khumba
Skalk (voice)
 2013 Monsters University
Randy (voice)
 2012 Hotel Transylvania
Wayne (voice)
 2012 On the Road
Tall Thin Salesman
 2011 Rampart
Bill Blago
 2010 Grown Ups
Wiley
 2009 G-Force
Bucky (voice)
 2009/I Rage
Frank
 2009/I The Messenger
Dale Martin
 2008 Igor
Scamper (voice)
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Clint Fitzer
 2006 Monster House
Nebbercracker (voice)
 2006 Paris, je t'aime
Le touriste (segment "Tuileries")
 2006 Art School Confidential
Broadway Bob D'Annunzio (uncredited)
 2004 Home on the Range
Wesley (voice)
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Danny (segment "Twins")
 2002 Love in the Time of Money
Martin Kunkle
 2001 Monsters, Inc.
Randall Boggs (voice)
 2001 The Grey Zone
'Hesch' Abramowics
 2001 Double Whammy
Jerry Cubbins
 2000 28 Days
Cornell
 2000 Animal Factory
A.R. Hosspack
 1998 Louis & Frank
Drexel
 1996 Kansas City
Johnny Flynn
 1995 Dead Man
Bartender (uncredited)
 1995 Billy Madison
Danny McGrath (uncredited)
 1994 Somebody to Love
Mickey
 1994 Airheads
Rex
 1994 Floundering
Ned
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
Beatnik Barman
 1993 Ed and His Dead Mother
Ed Chilton
 1993 Rising Sun
Willy 'the Weasel' Wilhelm
 1993 Twenty Bucks
Frank
 1992 CrissCross
Louis
 1992 Claude
Danny
 1992 In the Soup
Aldolpho Rollo
 1991 Life Is Nice
Convienent Store Clerk
 1991 Billy Bathgate
Irving
 1991 Barton Fink
Chet
 1991 Zandalee
OPP Man
 1990 The Grifters
Kaggs (uncredited)
 1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Bellingham (segment "Lot 249")
 1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway
Whining Willie
 1989 Mystery Train
Charlie the Barber (segment "Lost in Space")
 1989 Slaves of New York
Wilfredo
 1988 Heart of Midnight
Eddy
 1988 Vibes
Fred
 1988 Call Me
Switchblade
 1987 Heart
Nicky
 1987 Kiss Daddy Goodnight
Johnny
 1986 Film House Fever
Tony
 1986 No Picnic
Dead Pimp
 1986 Sleepwalk
Worker
 1985 The Way It Is
Willy / Raphael
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Other Works:

(10/02) Stage: Appeared (as "Giuseppe "The Florist" Givola) in "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" by Bertolt Brecht. Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, New York City. See more »

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12 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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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:

Grew up in Valley Stream, New York, as did actors Edward Burns, James Martin Kelly, and Larry Miller. See more »

Trademark:

High raspy voice See more »

Nickname:

Busc

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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