Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2013)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
For playing "Matt".

Top of the Lake (2013)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA TV Award [Nominee] (2019)

Best Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Mum (2016)

Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film [Nominee] (2003)


The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best Screenplay - Original

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Angers European First Film Festival

European Jury Award [Winner] (1999)

Feature Film

Orphans (1998)

European Jury Award [Winner] (1997)

Feature Film

Tied with Bolse vita (1996) and Pretty Village, ... More

Tied with Bolse vita (1996) and Pretty Village, Pretty Flame (1996).


Orphans (1998)

Astra Awards

Astra Award [Winner] (2014)

Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor - Male

Top of the Lake (2013)

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards

AACTA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Guest or Supporting Actor in a Television Drama
Episode 5 "The Dark Creator"

Top of the Lake (2013)

BAFTA Awards, Scotland

BAFTA Scotland Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Actor - Film

Hector (2015)

BAFTA Scotland Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Actor

Hector (2015)

BAFTA Scotland Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Actor - Television

Stonemouth (2015)

BAFTA Scotland Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actor - Film

Sunshine on Leith (2013)

BAFTA Scotland Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Actor/Actress - Television

The Fear (2012)

BAFTA Scotland Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Writer

Neds (2010)

BAFTA Scotland Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Director

Neds (2010)

BAFTA Scotland Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Acting Performance in Television

Boy A (2007)

BAFTA Scotland Award [Nominee] (1997)

Best Drama Series or Serial

Cardiac Arrest (1994)

Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films

Grand Prix [Winner] (1995)


Fridge (1995)

British Independent Film Awards

British Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Actor

Tyrannosaur (2011)

British Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best Screenplay

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

British Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2000)

Best Actor

Miss Julie (1999)

British Independent Film Award [Nominee] (1998)

Best Performance by a British Actor in an Independent Film

My Name Is Joe (1998)

Douglas Hickox Award [Nominee] (1998)


Orphans (1998)

British Independent Film Award [Nominee] (1998)

Best Original Screenplay by a British Writer of a Produced Independent Film

Orphans (1998)

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

Broadcasting Press Guild Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Actor

Top of the Lake (2013)

Cannes Film Festival

Best Actor [Winner] (1998)


My Name Is Joe (1998)

Chlotrudis Awards

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actor

Tyrannosaur (2011)

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Special Jury Award [Winner] (1996)

International Competition

Fridge (1995)

Press Award [Winner] (1996)

International Competition

Fridge (1995)

Special Mention of the Youth Jury [Winner] (1996)

International Competition

Fridge (1995)

Critics Choice Television Awards

Critics' Choice TV Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries

Top of the Lake (2013)

César Awards, France

César [Nominee] (2004)

Best European Union Film (Meilleur film de l'Union Européenne)
UK/Ireland.

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Directors Guild of Great Britain

DGGB Award [Nominee] (2004)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in British Film

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Durban International Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2003)

Best Film

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Empire Awards, UK

Empire Award [Winner] (1999)

Best British Actor

My Name Is Joe (1998)

European Film Awards

European Film Award [Nominee] (1998)

European Actor

My Name Is Joe (1998)

European Union MEDIA Prize

MEDIA Prize [Winner] (2003)


The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

Evening Standard British Film Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Actor

Tyrannosaur (2011)

Evening Standard British Film Award [Winner] (2000)

Most Promising Newcomer

Orphans (1998)

Festival del Cinema Europeo

Best Actor [Winner] (2016)

Best Actor

Hector (2015)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee] (2004)

Best Foreign Film
England/Ireland.

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Gijón International Film Festival

Grand Prix Asturias [Winner] (1998)

Best Feature

Orphans (1998)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2018)

Drama Guest Actor

Westworld (2016)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2013)

TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actor

Top of the Lake (2013)

Hawaii International Film Festival

EuroCinema Hawai'i Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Actor

Tyrannosaur (2011)

Les Arcs European Film Festival

Crystal Arrow [Nominee] (2010)


Neds (2010)

Ljubljana International Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2002)


The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

ALFS Award [Nominee] (2012)

British Actor of the Year

Tyrannosaur (2011)
War Horse (2011)

ALFS Award [Winner] (2004)

British Director of the Year

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

ALFS Award [Nominee] (2004)

British Screenwriter of the Year

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

ALFS Award [Winner] (1999)

British Newcomer of the Year

My Name Is Joe (1998)

ALFS Award [Nominee] (1999)

British Actor of the Year

My Name Is Joe (1998)

Los Angeles IFP/West Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2003)

Best Narrative Feature

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Monte-Carlo TV Festival

Golden Nymph [Winner] (2014)

Outstanding Actor in a Mini-Series

Top of the Lake (2013)

Nantucket Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2003)

Best Feature

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Girlhood (2003)

Newport International Film Festival, Rhode Island

Jury Award [Winner] (2003)

Best Feature Film

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Westworld (2016)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

Top of the Lake (2013)

Palm Springs International ShortFest

Jury Award [Winner] (1996)

Best Drama

Fridge (1995)

Paris Film Festival

Grand Prix [Winner] (1999)


Orphans (1998)

Robert Festival

Robert [Nominee] (2004)

Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

SDFCS Award [Winner] (2003)

Best Screenplay, Original

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

Golden Seashell [Winner] (2010)

Best Film

Neds (2010)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2013)

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

Top of the Lake (2013)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Actor [Nominee] (2019)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

Ozark (2017)

SESC Film Festival, Brazil

Critics Award [Winner] (2001)

Best Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro)

My Name Is Joe (1998)

Sundance Film Festival

Special Jury Prize [Winner] (2011)

World Cinema - Dramatic
Acting

Tyrannosaur (2011)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Estonian Film Critics Award [Winner] (2002)


The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Toronto International Film Festival

Discovery Award [Winner] (2002)


The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Uppsala International Short Film Festival

Honorable Mention [Winner] (1996)

Short Fiction Film A (under 20 minutes)

Fridge (1995)

Valladolid International Film Festival

Best Actor [Winner] (1998)


My Name Is Joe (1998)

Venice Film Festival

Saturnia Prize [Winner] (2015)


Golden Lion [Winner] (2002)


The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

Isvema Award [Winner] (1998)


Orphans (1998)

Kodak Award [Winner] (1998)


Orphans (1998)

Prix Pierrot [Winner] (1998)


Orphans (1998)

'Cult Network Italia' Prize [Winner] (1998)


Orphans (1998)

Writers' Guild of Great Britain

Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Film Screenplay

Neds (2010)