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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (1989)

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (1989)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2004)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
For playing "Lyle Finster"

Will & Grace (1998)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2002)

Outstanding Non-Fiction Special (Informational)

The Human Face (2001)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (1998)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
For playing "Dr. Neesam".

3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (1987)

Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series

For playing "Dr. Simon Finch-Royce". For episode ... More

For playing "Dr. Simon Finch-Royce". For episode "Simon Says".


Cheers (1982)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Film Award [Winner] (1989)

Best Actor

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (1989)

Best Screenplay - Original

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

BAFTA TV Award [Winner] (1980)

Best Light Entertainment Performance

Fawlty Towers (1975)

BAFTA TV Award [Nominee] (1976)

Best Light Entertainment Performance

Fawlty Towers (1975)

BAFTA TV Award [Nominee] (1971)

Best Light Entertainment Performance

Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)

BAFTA TV Award [Nominee] (1970)

Best Light Entertainment Personality

Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)

Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden

TV Prize [Winner] (1991)

Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man)

American Comedy Awards, USA

American Comedy Award [Nominee] (1989)

Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

Banff Television Festival

Sir Peter Ustinov Award [Winner] (2002)


Behind the Voice Actors Awards

BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film

Winnie the Pooh (2011)

David di Donatello Awards

David [Winner] (1989)

Best Foreign Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura Straniera)

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

DVD Exclusive Awards

Video Premiere Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best Audio Commentary
(Columbia TriStar).

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

Edgar [Nominee] (1989)

Best Motion Picture

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

Peter Sellers Award for Comedy [Winner] (1987)


Clockwise (1986)

Hugo Awards

Hugo [Nominee] (1976)

Best Dramatic Presentation

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

European Silver Ribbon [Winner] (1989)


A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

NAVGTR Awards

NAVGTR Award [Winner] (2006)

Supporting Performance in a Drama

Jade Empire (2005)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

PFCS Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best Acting Ensemble

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Sarajevo Film Festival

Honorary Heart of Sarajevo [Winner] (2017)


Spike Video Game Awards

VGA [Nominee] (2010)

Best Performance by a Human Male
as Jasper

Fable III (2010)

Visual Effects Society Awards

VES Award [Nominee] (2008)

Outstanding Performance by an Animated Character in an Animated Motion Picture
For "King Harold".

Shrek the Third (2007)

Writers Guild of America, USA

WGA Award (Screen) [Nominee] (1989)

Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)