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Awards

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2016)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2016)

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

Luther (2010)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2014)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2014)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Luther (2010)

Golden Globe [Winner] (2012)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Luther (2010)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2011)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Luther (2010)

Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2016)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
For playing: "John Luther".

Luther (2010)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
For playing "John Luther".

Luther (2010)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2012)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
For playing "John Luther".

Luther (2010)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2011)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
For playing "Detective John Luther".

Luther (2010)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2011)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
For playing "Lenny".

The Big C (2010)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actor

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

BAFTA TV Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Leading Actor

Luther (2010)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

Hollywood Award [Nominee] (2014)

Artist of the Year

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Pacific Rim (2013)
Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Hollywood Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actor

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

All Def Movie Awards

All Def Movie Award [Nominee] (2016)

Most Likely To Steal Your Girl Award

Austin Film Critics Association

Austin Film Critics Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Supporting Actor

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

ACCA [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

ACCA TV [Nominee] (2012)

Best Actor (TV Movie or Mini-Series)

Luther (2010)

BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards

Humanitarian Award [Winner] (2013)


Behind the Voice Actors Awards

BTVA Voice Acting Award [Nominee] (2017)

Breakthrough Voice Actor of the Year

BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Male Vocal Performance in a Feature Film in a Supporting Role
As the voice of "Shere Khan".

The Jungle Book (2016)

BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film

Finding Dory (2016)

BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film

The Jungle Book (2016)

BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film

Zootopia (2016)

Berlin International Film Festival

C.I.C.A.E. Award [Nominee] (2018)

Panorama

Yardie (2018)

BET Awards

BET Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actor

Zootopia (2016)
Beasts of No Nation (2015)
Luther (2010)

BET Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actor

Luther (2010)
No Good Deed (2014)

BET Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actor

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Thor: The Dark World (2013)

BET Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Actor

Thor (2011)
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)
Luther (2010)

BET Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Actor

Takers (2010)
Luther (2010)

BET Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Actor

The Losers (2010)

BET Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Actor

RocknRolla (2008)
The Unborn (2009)

BET Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actor

This Christmas (2007)
American Gangster (2007)
28 Weeks Later (2007)

BET Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Actor

Daddy's Little Girls (2007)

Black Reel Awards

Black Reel [Nominee] (2019)

Outstanding Emerging Director

Yardie (2018)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2018)

Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture

Molly's Game (2017)

Black Reel [Winner] (2017)

Outstanding Voice Performance

The Jungle Book (2016)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Voice Performance

Finding Dory (2016)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Voice Performance

Zootopia (2016)

Black Reel [Winner] (2016)

Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2016)

Outstanding Motion Picture

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Black Reel [Winner] (2012)

Outstanding Television or Mini-Series Performance, Male

Luther (2010)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2006)

Best Actor

The Gospel (2005)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2006)

Best Actor - Television

Sometimes in April (2005)

Black Reel Awards for Television

Black Reel [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Supporting Actor, TV Movie/Limited Series

Guerrilla (2017)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding TV Movie/Limited Series

Guerrilla (2017)

Capri, Hollywood

Capri Supporting Actor Award [Winner] (2015)


Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Capri Actor Award [Winner] (2013)


Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Chlotrudis Awards

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actor

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Crime Thriller Awards, UK

Dagger [Nominee] (2013)

Best Leading Actor

Luther (2010)

Dagger [Winner] (2011)

Best Leading Actor

Luther (2010)

Critics Choice Television Awards

Critics' Choice TV Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series

Luther (2010)

Critics' Choice TV Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries

Luther (2010)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

DFWFCA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Supporting Actor
4th place

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Denver Film Critics Society

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actor

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

Evening Standard British Film Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Actor

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Supporting Male

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Feature

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Ghana Movie Awards

Ghana Movie Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2016)

Supporting Actor

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2016)

TV Movie/Mini Lead Actor

Luther (2010)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2012)

TV Movie/Mini Lead Actor

Luther (2010)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2011)

TV Movie/Mini Lead Actor

Luther (2010)

IGN Summer Movie Awards

IGN Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best TV Hero
For playing "John Luther".

Luther (2010)

Image Awards

Image Award [Winner] (2018)

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special

Guerrilla (2017)

Image Award [Winner] (2018)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Image Award [Nominee] (2018)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

The Mountain Between Us (2017)

Image Award [Winner] (2017)

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film)

The Jungle Book (2016)

Image Award [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film)

Finding Dory (2016)

Image Award [Nominee] (2016)

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Luther (2010)

Image Award [Nominee] (2016)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Image Award [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

No Good Deed (2014)

Image Award [Winner] (2014)

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Luther (2010)

Image Award [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Entertainer of the Year Award [Nominee] (2014)


Image Award [Nominee] (2012)

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Luther (2010)

Image Award [Winner] (2011)

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Luther (2010)

Image Award [Nominee] (2011)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Takers (2010)

Image Award [Nominee] (2010)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Obsessed (2009)

Image Award [Nominee] (2006)

Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Sometimes in April (2005)

Image Award [Nominee] (2005)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

The Wire (2002)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

IFJA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Supporting Actor

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

ICP Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Supporting Actor
8th place.

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

INOCA [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actor
2nd place.

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Jupiter Award

Jupiter Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best International Actor

Pacific Rim (2013)

Kids' Choice Awards, USA

Blimp Award [Nominee] (2017)

Favorite Villain

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

ALFS Award [Nominee] (2016)

British/Irish Actor of the Year

Beasts of No Nation (2015)
Second Coming (2014)

Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Awards

LAOFCS Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actor

Molly's Game (2017)

NAMIC Vision Awards

Vision Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best Dramatic Performance

Sometimes in April (2005)

Vision Award [Nominee] (2005)

Best Dramatic Performance

The Wire (2002)

National Film Awards, UK

National Film Award [Winner] (2019)

Best Drama

Yardie (2018)

National Television Awards, UK

National Television Award [Nominee] (2014)

Radio Times - TV Detective

Luther (2010)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

NTFCA Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actor
3rd place

Molly's Game (2017)

NTFCA Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Supporting Actor

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Limited Series

Luther (2010)

Royal Television Society, UK

RTS Television Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Actor

Luther (2010)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2012)

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

Luther (2010)

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2011)

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

Luther (2010)

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2010)

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

Luther (2010)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Actor [Winner] (2016)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Actor [Winner] (2016)

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

Luther (2010)

Actor [Nominee] (2016)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Actor [Nominee] (2008)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

American Gangster (2007)

Screen Nation Awards

Screen Nation Film and Television Award [Winner] (2016)

Favourite International Film

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

SLFCA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Supporting Actor

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Sundance Film Festival

Grand Jury Prize [Nominee] (2018)

World Cinema - Dramatic

Yardie (2018)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

WAFCA Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Supporting Actor

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

WFCC Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Male Images in a Movie

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)