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'Boardwalk Empire' to wrap up next season

'Boardwalk Empire' to wrap up next season

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The upcoming fifth season of "Boardwalk Empire" will be the 1920s New Jersey-set crime drama's last, HBO announced.

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'Boardwalk,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'Homeland' earn SAG Award nominations

'Boardwalk,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'Homeland' earn SAG Award nominations

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- "Boardwalk Empire," "Breaking Bad," "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones" and "Homeland" were nominated for Best Drama Ensemble by Hollywood's Screen Actors Guild.
Steve Buscemi leads bone marrow drive for 2-year-old boy

Steve Buscemi leads bone marrow drive for 2-year-old boy

Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Steve Buscemi has signed on to save the life of a 2-year-old boy who was diagnosed with a severe blood disorder.
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Gotham Awards set posthumous tribute for James Gandolfini

Gotham Awards set posthumous tribute for James Gandolfini

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Steve Buscemi is to pay tribute to the late actor James Gandolfini at the Gotham Awards ceremony in New York next month, organizers announced Wednesday.
Gandolfini considered for 'Boardwalk Empire' lead

Gandolfini considered for 'Boardwalk Empire' lead

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- James Gandolfini was considered for the role of 1920s New Jersey gangster Nucky Thompson on "Boardwalk Empire," show-runner Terence Winter revealed.
'Boardwalk Empire' renewed for fifth season

'Boardwalk Empire' renewed for fifth season

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- HBO says it has ordered a fifth season of its 1920s New Jersey-set mob drama "Boardwalk Empire," starring Steve Buscemi.
James Gandolfini's 'Sopranos' family attends his funeral

James Gandolfini's 'Sopranos' family attends his funeral

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) -- A funeral Mass is to be held Thursday for the late actor James Gandolfini at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City.
Olivia Wilde talks about being fearless, funny in 'Burt Wonderstone'

Olivia Wilde talks about being fearless, funny in 'Burt Wonderstone'

Olivia Wilde says being surrounded by comic giants Jim Carrey, Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi on the set of their Las Vegas-set movie, "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," inspired her to be fearless in her own quest to be funny.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Patricia Arquette joins 'Boardwalk Empire' cast

Patricia Arquette joins 'Boardwalk Empire' cast

NEW YORK, April 12 (UPI) -- Former "Medium" star Patricia Arquette is to play a Florida speakeasy owner in "Boardwalk Empire" next season, Deadline.com reported.

Once achieved, true fame is not fleeting

MONTREAL, March 31 (UPI) -- True fame is not fleeting and those who become truly famous in sports, politics and other domains stay famous for decades, U.S. and Canadian researchers say.
Steve Buscemi breaks from 'Boardwalk' for 'Burt Wonderstone'

Steve Buscemi breaks from 'Boardwalk' for 'Burt Wonderstone'

LAS VEGAS, March 16 (UPI) -- Actor Steve Buscemi says he signed on to play a Las Vegas stage magician in the new big-screen comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone because the project was "the total package."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Carell says Vegas tourists didn't notice his dazzling 'Wonderstone' look

Carell says Vegas tourists didn't notice his dazzling 'Wonderstone' look

LAS VEGAS, March 11 (UPI) -- Steve Carell says the outrageous magician he plays in the new comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" may seem out of place everywhere -- except Las Vegas.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
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'Lincoln,' 'Django,' 'Argo' lead Golden Globe nods

'Lincoln,' 'Django,' 'Argo' lead Golden Globe nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Steven Spielberg's historical drama "Lincoln" was nominated for a leading seven Golden Globe Awards, including Best Drama, in Los Angeles Thursday morning.
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Steven Vincent "Steve" Buscemi (/buˈʃɛmi/ boo-shem-ee; born December 13, 1957) is an American actor, writer and film director. An associate member of the renowned experimental theater company The Wooster Group, Buscemi has starred in successful Hollywood and indie films including Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink, Reservoir Dogs, The Hudsucker Proxy, Desperado, Fargo, Escape from L.A., Con Air, The Big Lebowski, Armageddon, and Big Fish; and the HBO television series The Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire, the latter of which earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe.

Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Dorothy (née Wilson), who worked as a hostess at Howard Johnson's, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker and Korean War veteran. Buscemi's father was of Sicilian descent, his ancestors from Menfi, and Buscemi's mother was of part Irish ancestry. He has three brothers: Jon, Ken, and Michael. Buscemi was raised Roman Catholic.

He graduated in 1975 from Valley Stream Central High School in Valley Stream, New York, a school which he attended with actress Patricia Charbonneau. In high school, Buscemi wrestled for the varsity squad and participated in the drama troupe, at the time directed by Mr. Lynne C. Lappin. Buscemi's 1996 film Trees Lounge, in which he not only starred but served as screenwriter and director, is set in and was largely shot in his childhood village of Valley Stream.

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