Up until 2013, he appeared in ‘On the Road’, ‘Hotel Transylvania’, ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’, ‘Monsters University’, ‘Grown Ups 2’ and ‘Khumba’
‘Boardwalk Empire’, a television series that aired on HBO from 2010 is considered his magnum opus
In 2009 and 2010, he appeared in ‘John Rabe’, ‘The Messenger’, ‘Handsome Harry’ and ‘Grown Ups’
He directed and starred in ‘Interview’ and also appeared as ‘Dwight’ on an episode of ‘The Simpsons’ in 2007
In 2004, he joined the cast and crew of ‘The Sopranos’ as Tony Blundetto, a role which earned him an Emmy Award nomination
In 2003, he was arrested following the protesting of the shutting of his previous firehouse
In 2002, he contributed the single, ‘Broadway Song’ to Lou Reed’s album, ‘The Raven’
He starred in the 2001 comedy film, ‘Ghost World’, which became a commercial success and congregated a cult following
From 1997 to 1999, he was seen in the movies, ‘Con Air’, ‘The Big Lebowski’, ‘The Imposters’, ‘The Wedding Singer’ and ‘Big Daddy’
He appeared in some of the most important films of his life in 1996 for which he received countless nominations
From 1993 to 1995, he starred in a string of films including ‘Rising Sun’, ‘The Adventures of Pete & Pete’, ‘The Hudsucker Proxy’, ‘Pulp Fiction’, ‘Floundering’, ‘Billy Madison’ and ‘Desperado’
In 1991, he was seen in another Coen Brothers film, ‘Barton Fink’, where he played the role of a bellboy, Chet
Starting with 1990, he became one of the most prominent bad-boys of Hollywood when he appeared in ‘Kings of New York’ and ‘Millers Crossing’
In 1987, he starred in ‘Kiss Daddy Goodnight’ and ‘Heart’, followed by ‘Call Me’ and ‘Heart of Midnight the next year
One of his initial films was ‘Parting Glances’ in 1986
After he completed his education, he gave a civil service test in 1976, clearing the examinations to become a New York City firefighter with ‘Engine Company 55’
He studied at the Valley Stream Central High School from where he graduated in 1975
In 1971, he moved to Studio apartment in Manhattan, New York and became involved with larger building projects. In the following year, he finalized first multi-million dollar real estate transaction with the sale of Swifton village in Cincinnati, Ohio.
In 1985, he bought Mar-a-lago estate in Palm beach, Florida and renovated the Barbizon hotel and 100 Central Park South.
In 1988, he bought the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
In 1989, he bought a fleet of Boeing 727 airplanes to form Trump air shuttle service. Unfortunately a helicopter crash killed three Trump casino executives which lead to big issue.
By 1989, poor business decisions left him unable to meet loan payments but he somehow financed the construction of his third casino, the $1 million Taj Mahal, with high-interest junk bonds. The increasing debt soon brought him to business bankruptcy.
In 1990, he regained his previous stable financial position and fame and opened the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City. Soon he gained approval for Riverside south development of West Side rail yards.
In 1996, he got the ownership of Miss Universe Organization which produces the Miss Universe, Miss USA, and Miss Tean USA pageants.
In 2003, he became joint partner with the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) where he became the executive producer and host of the NBC reality show, ‘The Apprentice’ which became a huge success. Following its success, he co-produced a show, ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ along with British TV producer Mark Burnett.
On October 21, 2004, Trump Hotels and Casino & Resorts declared a restructuring of its debt which led to a reduction in his individual ownership from 56 percent to 27 percent. The company applied for Chapter 11 Protection in November and soon the company re-emerged from bankruptcy as ‘Trump Entertainment Resorts Holdings’.