Steve Buscemi

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  • Birth Name: Steven Vincent Buscemi
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Writer
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Fast Facts

  • Was a member of his high school soccer and wrestling teams.
  • Studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Manhattan.
  • Worked as a firefighter for Manhattan's Engine Company 55 from 1980 to '84.
  • Tried his hand at stand-up comedy, working such venues as New York's famed Improv.
  • Made his screenwriting and directing debut with the loosely autobiographical 1996 indie film Trees Lounge, which he also starred in.
  • Has won two Independent Spirit Awards for Best Supporting Male, for Reservoir Dogs (1992) and Ghost World (2001).
  • Cofounded Olive Productions in 2008, along with actor Stanley Tucci and producer Wren Arthur.

Awards

  • 2001, Emmy — Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Winner
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1990, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Male: Nominee
  • 1993, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Male: Winner
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 1997, Independent Spirit Awards — Best First Screenplay: Nominee
  • 2002, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Male: Winner
  • 1997, Independent Spirit Awards — Best First Feature: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Program: Nominee
  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Short Form Variety Series: Winner

Relationships

  • Jon Buscemi — Brother
  • Jo Andres — Wife
  • Kenneth Buscemi — Brother
  • Dorothy Buscemi — Mother
  • John Buscemi — Father
  • Michael Buscemi — Brother
  • Lucian Buscemi — Son

College

  • Attended Nassau Community College, Garden City, New York, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Steven Vincent Buscemi
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Writer

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