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Know Your “That Guy”: Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi

Born: December 13, 1957

Number of Roles: 125

Best Known for Playing: Fast talking criminals

First Appearance: Tommy in Tommy’s (1985)

Most Recent Appearance: Boardwalk Empire (2010)

Can Be Seen In:

  • Resevoir Dogs
  • Fargo
  • Armageddon
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Monsters Inc.
  • Miller’s Crossing
  • Barton Fink
  • The Island
  • Mr. Deeds
  • Tales from the Crypt
  • Airheads
  • Billy Madison
  • Big Daddy
  • Desperado
  • Con Air
  • The Sopranos
  • 30 Rock

Fun Facts:

  • Has appeared in six of the Coen Brothers films
  • He and Vince Vaughn got into a bar fight with some locals and Buscemi was stabbed in the throat, cheek and arm.
  • Was a NYC Fireman from 1980-1984
  • Averages 5 films a year
  • Is often mistaken for John Waters
  • Auditioned for the role of George on Seinfeld

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