Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2018)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
For playing "Ally Mayfair-Richards". For "Cult"

American Horror Story (2011)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (2016)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
For playing: "Marcia Clark".

American Crime Story (2016)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2016)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

For playing: "Sally McKenna and Billie Dean ... More

For playing: "Sally McKenna and Billie Dean Howard".


American Horror Story (2011)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
For playing: "Bette Tattler/Dot Tattler ".

American Horror Story (2011)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
For playing "Cordelia Goode Foxx".

American Horror Story (2011)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2013)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
For playing "Lana Winters".

American Horror Story (2011)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2012)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
For playing: "Nicolle Wallace".

Game Change (2012)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Actress on Television
For "American Horror Story: Cult".

American Horror Story (2011)

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Actress on Television
For "American Horror Story: Roanoke".

American Horror Story (2011)

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actress on Television
For "American Horror Story: Asylum".

American Horror Story (2011)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

ACCA TV [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries
For "The People v. O.J. Simpson"

American Crime Story (2016)

ACCA TV [Winner] (2012)

Best Supporting Actress (TV Movie or Mini-Series)

Game Change (2012)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

BFCC Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Ensemble

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Critics Choice Super Awards

CCA Super Award [Nominee] (2021)

Best Villain in a Series

Ratched (2020)

Critics Choice Television Awards

Critics' Choice TV Award [Nominee] (2016)

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

American Horror Story (2011)

Critics' Choice TV Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"

American Crime Story (2016)

Critics' Choice TV Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Limited Series
"Freak Show"

American Horror Story (2011)

Critics' Choice TV Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries
"Asylum"

American Horror Story (2011)

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

Chainsaw Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best TV Supporting Actress
For "Roanoke"

American Horror Story (2011)

Chainsaw Award [Winner] (2015)

Best TV Actress

American Horror Story (2011)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Robert Altman Award [Winner] (2014)


Mud (2012)

Fright Meter Awards

Fright Meter Award [Nominee] (2020)

Best Actress

Run (2020)

Fright Meter Award [Nominee] (2019)

Best Supporting Actress

Glass (2019)

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics

Dorian Award [Winner] (2017)

TV Performance of the Year - Actress

American Crime Story (2016)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2020)

Ensemble of the Decade

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2020)

Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress

Mrs. America (2020)

Gold Derby TV Award [Winner] (2019)

TV Movie/Mini Actress of the Decade
The People v. O.J. Simpson

American Crime Story (2016)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2019)

TV Movie/Mini Actress of the Decade

American Horror Story (2011)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2019)

Performer of the Decade
2nd place

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2018)

Movie/Limited Series Actress
For "Cult"

American Horror Story (2011)

Gold Derby TV Award [Winner] (2016)

Performer of the Year

Gold Derby TV Award [Winner] (2016)

TV Movie/Mini Lead Actress
for "The People v. O.J. Simpson"

American Crime Story (2016)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2016)

TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress
for "Hotel"

American Horror Story (2011)

Gold Derby TV Award [Winner] (2015)

TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress
for "Freak Show"

American Horror Story (2011)

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2014)

Ensemble Cast

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2014)

TV Movie/Mini Lead Actress
"Coven"

American Horror Story (2011)

Gold Derby TV Award [Winner] (2013)

TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress
for "Asylum"

American Horror Story (2011)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2012)

TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress

Game Change (2012)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2021)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama

Ratched (2020)

Golden Globe [Winner] (2017)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

American Crime Story (2016)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2013)

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

Game Change (2012)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2007)

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

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)

Gotham Awards

Gotham Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Ensemble Performance

Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

Hollywood Critics Association Television Awards

HCA Award [Nominee] (2021)

Best Actress in a Streaming Series, Drama

Ratched (2020)

IGN Summer Movie Awards

IGN Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best TV Actress

American Crime Story (2016)

iHorror Awards

iHorror Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Female Performance - Horror Series

American Horror Story (2011)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

INOCA TV [Nominee] (2020)

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Mrs. America (2020)

Monte-Carlo TV Festival

Golden Nymph [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Actress in a Mini-Series

American Horror Story (2011)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

NCFCA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Ensemble

The Post (2017)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
For the seventh season entitled "Cult".

American Horror Story (2011)

OFTA Television Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Limited Series

For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J... More

For the first season, entitled "The People v. O.J. Simpson".


American Crime Story (2016)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
For the fifth season, entitled "Hotel".

American Horror Story (2011)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
For the fourth season entitled "Freak Show".

American Horror Story (2011)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
For the third season "Coven".

American Horror Story (2011)

OFTA Television Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

American Horror Story (2011)

OFTA Television Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

Game Change (2012)

People's Choice Awards, USA

People's Choice Award [Nominee] (2019)

Favorite Drama Movie Star

Glass (2019)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

PFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Acting Ensemble

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2022)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

American Crime Story (2016)

Satellite Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television

American Crime Story (2016)

Satellite Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

American Horror Story (2011)

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Game Change (2012)

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best Actress in a Series, Drama

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Actor [Winner] (2017)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series

American Crime Story (2016)

Actor [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

Seattle Film Critics Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Ensemble Cast

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Seattle Film Critics Society

SFCS Award [Nominee] (2021)

Best Villain
Diane Sherman

Run (2020)

Television Critics Association Awards

TCA Award [Winner] (2016)

Individual Achievement in Drama
"The People v. O.J. Simpson"

American Crime Story (2016)

The BAM Awards

The BAM Award [Nominee] (2019)

Best Cast

The Goldfinch (2019)

The Queerties

Queerty [Winner] (2021)

TV Performance

Ratched (2020)

Queerty [Winner] (2019)

Love is Great

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

Mommie Dearest Worst Screen Mom of the Year Award [Winner] (2021)


Run (2020)