Ten fun facts about Steve Buscemi


Fact 1
Steven Vincent Buscemi was born on December 13, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA.

Fact 2
His father’s name was John and he worked for the sanitation department in New York while his mother, Dorothy, worked as a hostess in different Howard Johnson hotels.

Fact 3
He has three brothers and attended a Catholic high school. When in high school he was considered to be one of the jocks and played soccer and wrestled.


Fact 4
He became interested in acting when he was a senior in high school and instead of going to college he decided to move to Manhattan to study acting under John Strasberg.

Fact 5
He was a fireman in New York City from 1980 until 1984 in the Little Italy section of the city.

Fact 6
He soon began writing and acting in his own original theater pieces until he was cast in his first role in 1986 in “Parking Glances.”

Fact 7
Steve is a very highly respected actor and someone who has worked with the best directors. Some of the movies he has acted in include the “Big Lebowski”, “The Hudsucker Proxy”, “The Soprasons” and “The Coen Brothers: Miller’s Crossing”.

Fact 8
He is known for his odd eyes that are often described as googly.

Fact 9
He was violently attacked in a bar in 2001 where he was stabbed in the throat and on the face, leaving him needing heavy make up during current filming.

Fact 10
He is one of the hardest working actors in Hollywood today, taking on as many as five movies a year.


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