Steve Buscemi Directed Episodes of The Sopranos, Oz, Portlandia, 30 Rock, Nurse Jackie, And More
While Steve Buscemi is primarily known for his extensive acting resume, which includes nearly 200 film/television credits, he’s also an established writer-director of the stage and screen. His filmmaking career began with 1992’s short film, What Happened to Pete. He eventually followed it up with 1996’s autobiographical dramedy, Trees Lounge. His other movies include Animal Factory, Lonesome Dave, and Interview, though Buscemi’s directorial work on the tube is more well-known.
Most prestigiously, he directed several episodes of The Sopranos, and he worked on Portlandia, Nurse Jackie, 30 Rock, and Oz. He also called the shots for episodes of Homicide: Life on the Street, Love, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Park Bench with Steve Buscemi (a web series), and, most recently, Miracle Workers. He also directed Vampire Weekend’s 2014 concert video.