Steven Vincent Buscemi ( boo-SEM-ee, Italian: [buʃˈʃɛːmi]; born December 13, 1957) is an American actor, director, writer, producer and former firefighter. He has starred in films such as Parting Glances, New York Stories, Mystery Train, Reservoir Dogs, Desperado, Con Air, Armageddon, The Grey Zone, Ghost World, Big Fish, and The Death of Stalin. He is also known for his supporting roles in the Coen brothers films Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink, The Hudsucker Proxy, Fargo and The Big Lebowski. He provides the voice of Randall Boggs in the Monsters, Inc. franchise and Wayne the Werewolf in the Hotel Transylvania film series.
From 2010 to 2014, Buscemi portrayed Enoch "Nucky" Thompson in the critically acclaimed series Boardwalk Empire, which earned him two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe and two nominations for an Emmy Award. He made his directorial debut with Trees Lounge (1996), in which he also starred. Other films he has directed include Animal Factory, Lonesome Jim and Interview. He has directed episodes of Homicide: Life on the Street, The Sopranos, Oz, 30 Rock and Nurse Jackie.
He is also known for portraying Pete Wittel in the tragicomedy web series Horace and Pete.
He is also known as Steven Vincent "Steve" Buscemi and Steven Vincent Buscemi.