All About Steve

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Steve Buscemi Portrait Session
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Born in Brooklyn to a Sicilian father and an Irish mother, Steve Buscemi and his three brothers were raised Roman Catholic. At age four, he …
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Steve Buscemi Portrait Session
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Buscemi aspired to be a ventriloquist as a child. In high school, he was on the varsity wrestling and soccer teams. He saw his first Broadwa…
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69th Academy Awards - Elton John Party
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Feeling at loose ends after high school, Steve was considering a move to Hollywood when his dad encouraged him to use the money left over fr…
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2003 Sundance Film Festival - "Rockets Redglare" Panel Discussion
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Buscemi began studying acting in 1977 at the Lee Strasberg Institute. Shortly afterwards, he moved to Alphabet City, got a job moving furnit…
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2005 Sundance Film Festival - "Lonesome Jim" Portraits
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During the time Steve was performing avant garde comedy with Mark Boone as "Steve and Mark," he became a New York City fireman for Little It…
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The New York Friars Club Roast Of Quentin Tarantino - Inside
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Buscemi got his first film roles in 1985, but it took a while to gain the notoriety which came with playing Mr. Pink in Quentin Tarantino's …
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IFP Gotham Awards
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In 2004, Buscemi joined the cast of "The Sopranos" as Tony Soprano's cousin and childhood friend, a role for which he was nominated for an E…
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The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals
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In addition to his acting work, Buscemi has gained praise as a director, most notably for "Trees Lounge," "Animal Factory," and several epis…
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Concert for NYC-Backstage
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Engine Company 55 lost five men on 911. The next day, Buscemi showed up at his old firehouse to volunteer, and worked 10-hour shifts for a w…
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Sky Atlantic Launch - Arrivals
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As of 2010, Steve has appeared in six Coen Brothers films, more than any other actor. His character died in three of them: "Miller's Crossin…
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Actor Steve Buscemi poses with his award
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He currently stars in the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire." Buscemi won a Golden Globe award for best lead actor in a drama series in 2011.
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63rd Annual DGA Awards - Arrivals
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Nowadays, Buscemi is one of the most prolific actors in the business, typically making about five films a year, and lives in Brooklyn with h…