1957 - Born on December 13th in Brooklyn, New York.
1975 - Graduated from Valley Stream Central High School, Valley Stream, New York.
1980 - Was a New York City Fireman, with Engine Company #55 in the Little Italy section of New York.
1986 - He began writing and performing original theatre pieces with fellow actor/writer Mark Boone Junior. That led to his being cast in his first lead role in Parting Glances.
1987 - Married to Jo Andres.
1996 - He has gained praise as a director, most notably for Trees Lounge, Animal Factory and several episodes of "The Sopranos".
1997 - Ranked #52 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.
2001 - Stabbed in the throat, head and arm during a barroom brawl at the Firebelly Lounge in Wilmington, North Carolina. The brawl also involved Vince Vaughn, who was arrested for brutalizing one of Buscemi's attackers. He suffered a deep cut to the face and now has a noticeable scar on his cheek. Heavy make-up is used to hide it in movies.
2004 - Starred in the television series The Sopranos as Tony Blundetto.
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