Born on December 13, 1957, Steven Buscemi has distinguished himself as one of America’s most versatile and critically acclaimed character actors. He has built an illustrious career through collaborations with renowned directors like Quentin Tarantino, the Coen Brothers, and Adam Sandler. His extensive film roles range from “Reservoir Dogs” to “Fargo” and “Big Fish,” showcasing remarkable versatility.
On television, he earned critical acclaim for his role as Enoch “Nucky” Thompson in HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” which garnered him a Golden Globe and multiple Screen Actors Guild Awards. His TV repertoire also features notable appearances on “The Sopranos” and “30 Rock.”
Beyond acting, Buscemi has directed films like “Trees Lounge,” and lent his unique voice to animated franchises such as “Monsters, Inc.” and “Hotel Transylvania.”
Publicly, Buscemi is recognized for his distinctive appearance, including his unaltered teeth, and has received a plethora of awards and nominations. The New York City Fire Department honored him as Honorary Battalion Chief for his early firefighting career and his volunteer service post-9/11.