In fact, he directed one of the finest episodes Pine Barrens.
After it began in September 2010, the awards flowed for his portrayal of Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson.
Buscemi won a Golden Globe for best actor and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor special teacher appreciation gifts in a Drama Series, along with numerous other Emmy nominations.Yet his shaggy hair, pallid complexion, those large eerie and sad eyes and slightly crooked teeth have combined to make him one of the most recognised faces on television and cinema.And he was brilliant as the artful, cynical yet vulnerable manipulator Nucky.I was a furniture remover.Amounts shown in italicised text are for items listed in currency other than Euros and are approximate conversions to Euros based upon Bloomberg's conversion rates.One of his big cinema breaks came in working for the Coen Brothers, with whom he has made six movies.The dramatic incidents continued in adulthood."I drove an ice-cream truck.In one scene his character sings Hes Got The Whole World In His Hands.Buscemi is a fascinating character off screen, too.He said: "I feel really privileged to have been a part of it and to have worked that closely with it, as a director and as an actor.He's written a song for Lou Reed and composed his own poems.The quirky looks, and an unprepossessing character, mask an absolutely brilliant performer.The omens weren't great from the start, as he joked: Ive always kind of enjoyed being born on Friday 13th.".For me, it never lost that sense of, 'Holy sh-t.He's appeared as himself in The Simpsons and when his dentist suggested fixing his teeth, he told her: "You're going to kill my livelihood if you do that.".The smell was so intense on him he'd take everything off at the door and try to go right in the shower." Buscemi said: "It was like being on another planet.You could see some of his early talent on an episode of David Simon's Homicide, where he played a gunman, and he was superb as Tony Blundetto the cousin and childhood friend of Tony Soprano in The Sopranos.He's also got a fine sense of humour.Steve Buscemi Credit: Rex Features, little about Steve Buscemi suggests Hollywood megastar.Perhaps one of the reasons he excels at portraying idiosyncratic characters is that his own past is so varied.
The Coens first used him as Mink in Miller's Crossing.
He auditioned for the role of George Costanza on Seinfeld.