Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Winner] (2014)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2014)

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

12 Years a Slave (2013)

BAFTA Awards

EE Rising Star Award [Nominee] (2014)


BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

AACTA International Awards

AACTA International Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Actress

Black Panther (2018)

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actress

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

Hollywood Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Hollywood Award [Nominee] (2014)

Breakthrough Performance of the Year

12 Years a Slave (2013)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

AAFCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Breakout Performance

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

EDA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

EDA Female Focus Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Breakthrough Performance

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Austin Film Critics Association

Austin Film Critics Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

ACCA [Nominee] (2015)

Best Cast Ensemble

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

ACCA [Winner] (2013)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Behind the Voice Actors Awards

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

Best Female Vocal Performance in a Feature Film in a Supporting Role
As the voice of "Raksha".

The Jungle Book (2016)

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

Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film

The Jungle Book (2016)

BET Awards

BET Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Actress

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)
Black Panther (2018)

BET Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

BFCC Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

BFCC Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Ensemble

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Black Reel Awards

Black Reel [Nominee] (2019)

Outstanding Supporting Actress

Black Panther (2018)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture

Queen of Katwe (2016)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Voice Performance

The Jungle Book (2016)

Black Reel [Winner] (2014)

Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Black Reel [Winner] (2014)

Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Boston Online Film Critics Association

BOFCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

BSFC Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

Critics Choice Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

COFCA Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

Queen of Katwe (2016)

COFCA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

CFCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Most Promising Performer

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Cinema Bloggers Awards, Portugal

Cinema Bloggers Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Supporting Actress - International Competition

12 Years a Slave (2013)

CinEuphoria Awards

CinEuphoria [Winner] (2015)

Best Duo - International Competition

12 Years a Slave (2013)

CinEuphoria [Nominee] (2015)

Best Supporting Actress - International Competition

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Críticos de Cinema Online Portugueses Awards

CCOP [Winner] (2015)

Best Supporting Actress (Melhor Atriz Secundária)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

CCOP [Winner] (2015)

Best Scene or Sequence (Melhor Cena ou Sequência)
Patsey's punishment

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

DFWFCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Denver Film Critics Society

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Detroit Film Critics Society, US

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Empire Awards, UK

Empire Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Female Newcomer

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Empire Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Supporting Female

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

FFCC Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Pauline Kael Breakout Award [Winner] (2013)


12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

Dorian Award [Nominee] (2014)

Film Performance of the Year - Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Dorian Award [Nominee] (2014)

We're Wilde About You! Rising Star of the Year

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

GAFCA Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Breakthrough Award [Nominee] (2014)


12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2019)

Ensemble Cast

Black Panther (2018)

Gold Derby Award [Winner] (2014)

Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gold Derby Award [Winner] (2014)

Breakthrough Performer

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2014)

Ensemble Cast

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Golden Schmoes Awards

Golden Schmoes [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress of the Year

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Golden Schmoes [Nominee] (2013)

Breakthrough Performance of the Year

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gotham Awards

Gotham Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2013)

Breakthrough Actor

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Guardian Film Awards, UK

Guardian Film Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actor

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Hamptons International Film Festival

Breakthrough Performer [Winner] (2013)


12 Years a Slave (2013)

Hawaii Film Critics Society

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

Queen of Katwe (2016)

Hollywood Film Awards

New Hollywood Award [Winner] (2013)


12 Years a Slave (2013)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

HFCS Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

IGN Summer Movie Awards

IGN Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Movie Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Image Awards

Image Award [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Queen of Katwe (2016)

Image Award [Winner] (2014)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

ICP Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Performance

12 Years a Slave (2013)

International Cinephile Society Awards

ICS Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

INOCA [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress
4th place.

12 Years a Slave (2013)

International Online Film Critics' Poll

IOFCP Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

IFC Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

IOMA [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress (Miglior attrice non protagonista)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

KCFCC Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Kids' Choice Awards, USA

Blimp Award [Nominee] (2019)

Favorite Movie Actress

Black Panther (2018)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Sierra Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

ALFS Award [Winner] (2014)

Supporting Actress of the Year

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

LAFCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

MTV Movie + TV Awards

MTV Movie + TV Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best On-Screen Team

Black Panther (2018)

MTV Movie Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Virtual Performance

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

MTV Movie Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Female Performance

12 Years a Slave (2013)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

NSFC Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

NYFCC Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

New York Film Critics, Online

NYFCO Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

NCFCA Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2019)

Best Ensemble

Black Panther (2018)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Voice-Over Performance
As the voice of "Maz Kanata".

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

OFTA Film Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

OFTA Film Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Breakthrough Performance: Female

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

OFCS Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

Breakthrough Performance Award [Winner] (2014)


12 Years a Slave (2013)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

PFCS Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

12 Years a Slave (2013)

PFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Breakthrough Performance on Camera

12 Years a Slave (2013)

PFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Acting Ensemble

12 Years a Slave (2013)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

SDFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

SFFCC Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Actor [Winner] (2019)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Black Panther (2018)

Actor [Winner] (2014)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

12 Years a Slave (2013)

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 Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

SEFCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

SLFCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Teen Choice Awards

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2018)

Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi

Black Panther (2018)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2018)

Choice: Liplock

Black Panther (2018)

Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2018)

Choice Movie: Ship

Black Panther (2018)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

TFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

VFCC Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Village Voice Film Poll

VVFP Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

WAFCA Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Women's Image Network Awards

WIN Award [Winner] (2013)

Outstanding Actress Feature Film

12 Years a Slave (2013)