Jacob Mendez
Jacob Mendez

Steve Buscemi attacked – Film at INTERIA.PL

The attack occurred on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 before noon. Buscemi was punched in the face by a strange man while walking. He was taken to hospital with his left eye and face swollen. The police are looking for the person responsible for the attack.

“(Buscemi) is doing well and thanks everyone for their recovery wishes. He is also sorry to everyone who was affected while walking in New York,” we read in the New York Post, which first reported the case.

This is not the first time a famous person has been beaten on the streets of New York recently. In October 2020, he retired as an actor and comedian Rick Moranis was attacked by a homeless man in Central Park. He was taken to hospital for observation.

Then in March 2024 Michael Stuhlbarg, who starred with Buscemi in four seasons of “Boardwalk Empire,” was hit in the back of the neck with a rock. The man who attacked him was quickly captured. Stuhlbarg refused medical attention.

At the same time, Bethenny Frankel, star of the reality show “Real Housewives of New York City”, was beaten. She was hit by a homeless man.

Buscemi is one of the most popular and respected character actors in the American film industry. The 66-year-old actor made his debut in 1985. He gained recognition for his appearances in “Mystery Train” Jim Jarmusch, “Mad Dogs” Quentin Tarantino and cooperation with the Coen brothers, including w “Fargo” and “The Big Lebowski”.

In the following years, he received very good reviews for his series “The Sopranos” and “Forbidden Empire” and a comic book adaptation “Ghost World”. He directed independent films himself. At the same time, he willingly appeared in comedies with Adam Sandler and high-budget disaster cinema with “Armageddon” in the lead.