Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (1972)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

The Hospital (1971)

Oscar [Winner] (1971)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Refused to accept the nomination and the award, ... More

Refused to accept the nomination and the award, because he did not feel himself to be in any competition with other actors. Frank McCarthy, the film's producer, accepted the award on Scott's behalf at the ceremony, but returned it to the Academy the next day in keeping with Scott's wishes.


Patton (1970)

Oscar [Nominee] (1962)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Refused even to be nominated.

The Hustler (1961)

Oscar [Nominee] (1960)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Winner] (1998)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

12 Angry Men (1997)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (1979)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Movie Movie (1978)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (1972)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

The Hospital (1971)

Golden Globe [Winner] (1971)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Patton (1970)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (1962)

Best Supporting Actor

The Hustler (1961)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (1962)

Most Promising Newcomer - Male

The Hustler (1961)

Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (1998)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

For playing: "Juror #3". George C. Scott was not ... More

For playing: "Juror #3". George C. Scott was not present at the awards ceremony. Presenter Julianna Margulies accepted the award on his behalf.


12 Angry Men (1997)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (1985)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special
For playing "Ebenezer Scrooge".

A Christmas Carol (1984)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (1977)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special
For playing "The Beast".

Beauty and the Beast (1976)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (1972)

Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
For playing: "Edward Rochester".

Jane Eyre (1970)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (1971)

Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

For playing: "Victor Franz". For episode: "The ... More

For playing: "Victor Franz". For episode: "The Price". (Shown within Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)). George C. Scott was not present at the awards ceremony. Fellow nominee Jack Cassidy, whom Scott directed in the TV movie The Andersonville Trial (1970), accepted the award on Scott's behalf.


ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (1968)

Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama
For playing: "John Proctor".

The Crucible (1967)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (1964)

Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Series (Lead)

East Side/West Side (1963)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (1962)

Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role by an Actor
For episode "I Remember a Lemon Tree".

Ben Casey (1961)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (1973)

Best Actor

The Hospital (1971)
They Might Be Giants (1971)

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (1971)

Best Actor

Patton (1970)

CableACE Awards

CableACE [Winner] (1997)

Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries

12 Angry Men (1997)

Fantafestival

Best Actor [Winner] (1982)


The Changeling (1980)

Genie Awards

Genie [Winner] (1980)

Best Performance by a Foreign Actor

The Changeling (1980)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

KCFCC Award [Winner] (1970)

Best Actor

Patton (1970)

Laurel Awards

Golden Laurel [Winner] (1971)

Best Dramatic Performance, Male

Patton (1970)

Golden Laurel [Nominee] (1971)

Star, Male

National Board of Review, USA

NBR Award [Winner] (1971)

Best Actor

Patton (1970)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

NSFC Award [Nominee] (1969)

Best Actor

Tied with Alan Arkin for The Heart Is a Lonely ... More

Tied with Alan Arkin for The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968) in 2nd place.


Petulia (1968)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

NYFCC Award [Winner] (1970)

Best Actor

Patton (1970)

NYFCC Award [Nominee] (1968)

Best Actor

Petulia (1968)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (1998)

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

12 Angry Men (1997)

Razzie Awards

Razzie Award [Nominee] (1991)

Worst Actor

The Exorcist III (1990)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Actor [Nominee] (2000)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Inherit the Wind (1999)

Actor [Nominee] (1998)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries

12 Angry Men (1997)

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

Stinker Award [Nominee] (1979)

Worst Actor

Hardcore (1979)

Western Heritage Awards

Bronze Wrangler [Winner] (1987)

Western Documentary

The Indomitable Teddy Roosevelt (1983)