Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi

Date of Birth

Birthday: December 13
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York

Highly prolific actor, writer and director Steve Buscemi stars as  “Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson” on HBO period series Boardwalk Empire – a role that has landed him a range of industry honors. 

Highly prolific actor, writer and director Steve Buscemi stars as  “Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson” on HBO period series Boardwalk Empire – a role that has landed him a range of industry honors. 

Fans recognize Buscemi from his work in popular films like Fargo, Reservoir Dogs, The Big Lebowski, Big Fish, Con Air, Desperado, Miller’s Crossing, Barton Fink, The Hudsucker Proxy, Armageddon, and Grown Ups.

He is known to fans of The Sopranos as “Tony Blundetto” and appeared on 30 Rock in the role of "Lenny Wosniak." 

He has also made several appearances on the television series Portlandia.

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Awards & Nominations

8 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Short Form Variety Series - 2016
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Steve Buscemi, as Nucky Thompson
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • HBO
  • Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2011
  • Nominee
  • Steve Buscemi, as Nucky Thompson
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • HBO
  • Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2008
  • Nominee
  • Steve Buscemi, as Len
  • 30 Rock
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2004
  • Nominee
  • Steve Buscemi, as Tony Blundetto
  • The Sopranos
  • HBO
  • Chase Films and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment
Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series - 2001
  • Nominee
  • Steve Buscemi, Director
  • The Sopranos
  • HBO
  • Chase Films and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment
Quaranstreaming: Comfort TV That Keeps Us Going
Steve Buscemi of Portlandia and Jo Andres arrive for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
Steve Buscemi of Boardwalk Empire and his wife, Jo Andres at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
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Steve Buscemi at “Quaranstreaming: Comfort TV That Keeps Us Going," a streaming member event presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

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Steve Buscemi as Boardwalk Empire's Nucky Thompson

Steve Buscemi of Portlandia and Jo Andres arrive for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
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Steve Buscemi of Portlandia and Jo Andres arrive for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

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Steve Buscemi of Boardwalk Empire and his wife, Jo Andres at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
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Steve Buscemi of Boardwalk Empire and his wife, Jo Andres at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

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