Birth Name: Steven Vincent Buscemi
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Date of Birth: December 13, 1957
*Irish, English, Dutch (mother)
Steve Buscemi is an American actor, director, and writer. His father was of Sicilian/Italian descent. His mother was of Irish, English, and Dutch ancestry.
Steve’s paternal grandparents were Giuseppe/Joseph Buscemi (the son of Santo Buscemi and Rosalia Palagonia Tortorici) and Nunciata/Nancy. Giuseppe was born in Menfi, Sicily, Italy. Santo was the son of Calogero Buscemi and Vittoria Butera. Rosalia was the daughter of Michele Turturici and Antonina Giovinco. Steve’s grandmother Nunciata was also born in Italy.
Steve’s maternal grandparents were Harry Wilson and Amanda Van Dine (the daughter of Charles R. Van Dine/VanDyne and Jennie “Jane” V. Montgomery). Charles was the son of James Van Dine and Elizabeth C. Jennie was the daughter of Ralph Boyle Montgomery and Julia Vanderhoof.
Steve’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Information about Steve’s appearance on Who Do You Think You Are? (2011) – http://ancestraldiscoveries.blogspot.ca
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