Steve Buscemi's wife Jo Andres dies at 65

Emmy Award-winning actor Steve Buscemi’s wife Jo Andres has died. She was 65

Jo Andres, choreographer, artist, filmmaker, and wife to Steve Buscemi, passed away earlier this week on January 7th at the age of 65.

Buscemi and Andres Wednesday in 1987 and share 29-year-old son Lucian Buscemi.

It was also reported that firefighters from the New York Ladder Company the 61-year-old volunteered at during 9/11 attended the actor's house in Brooklyn earlier this week. Her cause of death has not been revealed.

Buscemi, known for his work in films such as "Reservoir Dogs" and the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire", married Andres in 1987. She gained prominence with her "film/dance/light performances", her website stated. She made her directorial debut with 1996's Black Kites.

Around 20 guests were at the service and they reportedly included Buscemi's Big Lebowski co-star John Turturro and his wife Aida Turturro from The Sopranos.

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The couple was last seen together at a cinema event in New York City seven months ago.

In an interview with the Independent in 2009, Buscemi said his favorite work of art was "probably something by my wife Jo Andres".

In addition to films, Andres also served as a dance consultant to the acclaimed Wooster Group and was an artist in residence at several respected universities, museums, and art colonies, including Yaddo, and The Rockefeller Study Center in Bellagio, Italy.

"She paints, she makes films, she has done performance", he said at the time.

"If we don't have a place where artists can [have] a voice then it's a loss from the whole culture", Andres told NBC News in 2011.

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