Steve Buscemi Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


2nd April 2016

Quote: "Sometimes when I read a script I just go to the end and see how I die... like, 'How far do I make it?' When I read The Big Lebowski (script), I thought, 'This character is such a nice guy that there's no way that they're gonna kill him', and then when I got to the bit where he has a heart attack, I was like, 'Dammit! Again?'" Actor Steve Buscemi on his favourite death scene. The Reservoir Dogs star has been killed off in many of his movies.


10th August 2015

Quote: "People are getting naked in front of me before they (shower)." Actor Steve Buscemi is stunned to learn fans can now buy a shower curtain with a massive image of his face on it.


10th August 2015

Quote: "That's not true. I've heard this rumour... I never auditioned; I don't know where that come from but it's been on, like, my Wikipedia... but I don't know how to correct it because I don't know how the Internet works... Can somebody help me change it." Movie star Steve Buscemi dismisses the showbiz myth he auditioned for the role of George Costanza on Seinfeld. The part went to Jason Alexander.


9th August 2015

Quote: "I don't know why people like to see me die so much." Steve Buscemi on his penchant for picking roles in films in which his character dies.


24th March 2015

Quote: "I have not seen the TV Show Fargo. But I hear wonderful things about it. I do hope to watch it... someday! Someday I hope to watch a lot of shows... that I don't seem to see." Steve Buscemi has yet to see the hit TV series based on his 1996 Coen Brothers movie.


29th January 2015

Fact: Steve Buscemi and Machete star Danny Trejo have revisited the 1970s for a new Super Bowl Snickers candy ad. The two intense actors have been superimposed into a wholesome Brady Bunch episode - as Tv sisters Marsha and Jan.


2nd December 2013

Fact: Harry Belafonte, Sarah Jessica Parker and Steve Buscemi have been appointed to New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's inaugural committee. The stars will join Susan Sarandon, Rosie Perez and Russell Simmons in helping to plan the celebrations surrounding his inauguration, according to the New York Post. De Blasio takes office on 1 January (14).


15th April 2013

Fact: Actor Steve Buscemi is to step behind the camera to direct the live stream of Vampire Weekend's 28 April (13) concert at Roseland Ballroom in New York. The concert is part of the American Express Unstaged series.


26th December 2011

Quote: "I used to really like Christmas. When I was a teenager… the drinking age was 18 and you could actually go to bars... but we used to, like, have a few (drinks) and then decide to go Christmas carolling and we'd show up at Rockefeller Center and we would Christmas carol. Me and my friends and I would sing Jingle Bells like Frank Sinatra." Actor Steve Buscemi on his best teenage memories of Christmas in New York City.


17th August 2011

Quote: "It's very weird... My friends told me about it... To all those ladies, I have to say I'm sorry. But it is funny." Steve Buscemi on the website ChicksWithSteveBuscemeyes.com, which features images of famous women with the actor's droopy eyes.


16th August 2011

Quote: "I used to send away for autographed pictures. I actually got one of Marlo Thomas, and I've still got it... I have met Marlo, and I told her about the picture. She was probably embarrassed but she took it well." Steve Buscemi on his childhood obsession with actress Marlo Thomas.


16th August 2011

Quote: "I never got into a life-or-death situation, but I was a good cleaner. I mopped up the firehouse, cleaned toilets, scrubbed pots and pans and tried out for acting jobs in my off hours." Actor Steve Buscemi on the time he spent as a firefighter in Little Italy, New York.


11th August 2011

Fact: Quentin Tarantino was so impressed with Steve Buscemi's audition for Reservoir Dogs the director offered the actor the part in the film he had earmarked for himself.


11th August 2011

Quote: "I didn't get the part. He told me, 'Steve, if there was a 13th apostle, the role would be yours.'" Steve Buscemi on missing on a role in Martin Scorsese's The Last Temptation of Christ.


11th August 2011

Quote: "I ran out into the street and got knocked down by a Brooklyn city bus. It knocked me down and fractured my skull. Luckily it was winter, so I had a lot of clothes on and the padding probably saved me." Actor Steve Buscemi on his encounter with a bus when he was four. The Reservoir Dogs star used the settlement he later received from the bus company to pay for drama classes at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Manhattan.


10th June 2011

Quote: "I've had dentists who have wanted to help me out, but I say, 'You know, I won't work again if you fix my teeth.'" Reservoir Dogs star Steve Buscemi refuses to get his smile straightened.


20th January 2011

Quote: "This is one of the best parts I've ever had in my life. I mean, only in my wildest fantasies or dreams... When I first read the script, I hadn't gotten the offer yet to play the character. I just thought, 'Wow, I'm almost sorry I'm reading this because, if I don't get it, I'm going to be so disappointed, so sad.'" Steve Buscemi is delighted with his Golden Globe-winning role in Martin Scorsese's TV series BOARDWALK EMPIRE.


15th September 2010

Fact: Cynthia Nixon, Sigourney Weaver, Ice Cube and Steve Buscemi will join Woody Harrelson in a hard-hitting new movie about the Los Angeles Police Rampart scandal in the late 1990s. Harrelson will play a veteran cop caught up in the corruption.


16th October 2007

Quote: "I don't find myself attractive. I think it's way easier to capture me from an angle where I look like Steve Buscemi." Transformers beauty Megan Fox has a low opinion of herself.


27th March 2007

Quote: "Steve Buscemi and I talk about it all the time. One year my Christmas card was Steve dressed as me." Moviemaker John Waters comments on his likeness to Reservoir Dogs star Buscemi.


11th May 2006

Quote: "I play a woman in the public eye who's a s**t actress. She's had a boob job. She's just this plastic blonde." Aspiring actress Sienna Miller worries why she was cast in Steve Buscemi's new movie INTERVIEW.


23rd March 2006

Fact: RESERVOIR DOGS star Steve Buscemi kept the budget on his new movie Lonesome Jim down by shooting pivotal scenes in the childhood home of screenwriter James Strouse in Goshen, Indiana. His parents still live there.


23rd August 2005

Quote: <p>"I get mistaken for him and he gets mistaken for me. We talked recently. The last time I was on a plane the flight attendant walked by and said, 'You were great in Fargo.' I just said, 'Thank you.'" Movie-maker John Waters on getting mistaken for PULP FICTION star Steve Buscemi. </p>


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