Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (1984)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

The Dresser (1983)

Oscar [Nominee] (1966)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Doctor Zhivago (1965)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Winner] (1984)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Tied with Robert Duvall for Tender Mercies (1983)... More

Tied with Robert Duvall for Tender Mercies (1983). Tom Courtenay was not present at the award's ceremony. Director Peter Yates accepted the award on his behalf.


The Dresser (1983)

Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2009)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
For playing: "William Dorrit".

Little Dorrit (2008)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA TV Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Supporting Actor

Unforgotten (2015)

BAFTA TV Award [Winner] (1999)

Best Actor

A Rather English Marriage (1998)

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (1985)

Best Actor

The Dresser (1983)

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (1965)

Best British Actor

King & Country (1964)

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (1964)

Best British Actor

Billy Liar (1963)

BAFTA Film Award [Winner] (1963)

Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

Movies for Grownups Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actor

45 Years (2015)

Movies for Grownups Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Grownup Love Story

45 Years (2015)

Movies for Grownups Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Grownup Love Story

Quartet (2012)

Berlin International Film Festival

Silver Berlin Bear [Winner] (2015)

Best Actor

45 Years (2015)

British Academy Children's Awards

BAFTA British Academy Children's Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Performer

Grandpa's Great Escape (2018)

British Independent Film Awards

British Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actor

45 Years (2015)

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

DFCC [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actor

4th place. Tied with Matt Damon for The Martian (... More

4th place. Tied with Matt Damon for The Martian (2015), Paul Dano for Love & Mercy (2014) and Michael Keaton for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014).


45 Years (2015)

European Film Awards

European Film Award [Nominee] (2015)

European Actor

45 Years (2015)

European Film Award [Nominee] (2001)

European Actor

Last Orders (2001)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

Evening Standard British Film Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actor

45 Years (2015)

Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival

Jury Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Supporting Actor

Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

ICP Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Lead Actor
5th place.

45 Years (2015)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

INOCA [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actor

4th place. Tied with Christopher Abbott for James... More

4th place. Tied with Christopher Abbott for James White (2015).


45 Years (2015)

Laurel Awards

Golden Laurel [Nominee] (1966)

Supporting Performance, Male

Doctor Zhivago (1965)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

ALFS Award [Winner] (2016)

Actor of the Year

45 Years (2015)

Dilys Powell Award [Winner] (2004)


Mar del Plata Film Festival

Best Actor [Winner] (1963)


The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (1963)

Special Mention

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

National Board of Review, USA

NBR Award [Winner] (2002)

Best Acting by an Ensemble

Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

NBR Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Acting by an Ensemble

Last Orders (2001)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

NSFC Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actor

45 Years (2015)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

Little Dorrit (2008)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Little Dorrit (2008)

Venice Film Festival

Volpi Cup [Winner] (1964)

Best Actor

King & Country (1964)

Village Voice Film Poll

VVFP Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actor
8th place.

45 Years (2015)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

WFCC Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Screen Couple

Tied with Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay for Room... More

Tied with Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay for Room (2015).


45 Years (2015)