Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (2009)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2009)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (1971)

Most Promising Newcomer - Male

Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)

Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (1983)

Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming

I, Leonardo: A Journey of the Mind (1983)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Leading Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

Movies for Grownups Award [Winner] (2009)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actor

The Box (2009)

Saturn Award [Nominee] (1980)

Best Actor

Dracula (1979)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

AAFCA Award [Winner] (2008)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

ACCA [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Frost/Nixon (2008)

ACCA [Nominee] (2005)

Best Cast Ensemble

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

BSFC Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actor
Tied with Richard Jenkins for The Visitor (2007).

Frost/Nixon (2008)

BSFC Award [Winner] (2007)

Best Actor

Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

Critics Choice Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

CableACE Awards

CableACE [Winner] (1993)

Actor in a Dramatic Series
For episode "Fortitude".

Monkey House (1991)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Actor

Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

Chlotrudis Awards

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Robot & Frank (2012)

Critics Choice Television Awards

Critics' Choice TV Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series

All the Way (2016)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

DFWFCA Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

DFWFCA Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Actor

Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

Detroit Film Critics Society, US

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

Chainsaw Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actor

The Box (2009)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Male Lead

Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2009)

Lead Actor
As President Richard Nixon

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2006)

Ensemble Cast

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

Gotham Awards

Gotham Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2005)

Best Ensemble Performance

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

IOMA [Nominee] (2009)

Best Actor (Miglior attore protagonista)

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Sierra Award [Winner] (2008)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Lifetime Achievement Award [Winner] (2008)


Laurel Awards

Golden Laurel [Nominee] (1971)

Star of Tomorrow, Male

Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

ALFS Award [Nominee] (2009)

Actor of the Year

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

LAFCA Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Actor

Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

LAFCA Award [Nominee] (2005)

Best Supporting Actor

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

National Board of Review, USA

NBR Award [Winner] (1971)

Best Supporting Actor

Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
The Twelve Chairs (1970)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

NSFC Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actor

Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

NSFC Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best Supporting Actor

Tied with Mathieu Amalric for Munich (2005) in ... More

Tied with Mathieu Amalric for Munich (2005) in 2nd place.


Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

NYFCC Award [Nominee] (1970)

Best Supporting Actor

Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

NTFCA Award [Winner] (2009)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

OFCS Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

OFCS Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actor

Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

Sant Jordi Awards

Sant Jordi [Winner] (2010)

Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Actor [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Captain Fantastic (2016)

Actor [Nominee] (2009)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Actor [Nominee] (2009)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Actor [Nominee] (2006)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

Honorary Grand Prize [Winner] (2017)


St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

SLFCA Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Valenciennes International Festival of Action and Adventure Films

Best Actor [Winner] (2009)


Frost/Nixon (2008)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

VFCC Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Actor

Frost/Nixon (2008)

Village Voice Film Poll

VVFP Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Actor
3rd place.

Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

VVFP Award [Nominee] (2005)

Best Supporting Performance
10th place.

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)