Hollywood leading men are generally expected to be tall, handsome, and fit. Brad Pitt, for example, captures the essence of what many people consider a successful actor to be.

But the following 10 actors prove that good looks aren’t all it takes to make it big. These men, while not conventionally good-looking, are among the most successful actors in Hollywood.

1. Steve Buscemi

A Hollywood mainstay for nearly 30 years, Steve Buscemi is famous for playing oddballs, creeps, gangsters and other colorful characters.

Buscemi has usually played supporting roles – such as his memorable turns in “The Big Lebowski” and “Reservoir Dogs” as well as a recurring role on “The Sopranos”. Recently he’s moved into the lead in recent years with HBO’s gangster drama, “Boardwalk Empire.”

Since he started playing the role of Enoch “Nucky” Thompson on the hit cable drama, Buscemi has won Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild awards as well as being nominated for a Primetime Emmy.

Apart from his extensive acting record, Buscemi has also worked as a director and a writer on various film and television projects.

He has directed films such as “Lonesome Jim” and “Interview,” as well as episodes for television shows such as “Oz,” “30 Rock,” and even 4 episodes of “The Sopranos.”

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A final fun fact – have you ever wondered how this actor’s last name is actually supposed to be pronounced? Well, Buscemi himself admitted that he has been pronouncing his own name wrong his entire life. The correct Italian pronunciation should be “Bu-shehmy,” but Steve and all of his fans have always said it as “Bu-semmy.”