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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1989 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Running on Empty (1988)

Golden Globes, USA

1989 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Running on Empty (1988)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1992 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
My Own Private Idaho (1991)

National Board of Review, USA

1988 Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actor
Running on Empty (1988)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1992 Won
NSFC Award
Best Actor
My Own Private Idaho (1991)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1991 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
My Own Private Idaho (1991)

Venice Film Festival

1991 Won
Volpi Cup
Best Actor
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Unanimously.

Young Artist Awards

1988 Won
Young Artist Award
Best Young Male Superstar in Motion Pictures
The Mosquito Coast (1986)
1987 Won
Jackie Coogan Award
Stand by Me (1986)
Shared with:
1986 Won
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Special or Mini-Series
Surviving (1985)
Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor - Motion Picture
Explorers (1985)
1985 Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor in a Family Film Made for Television
ABC Afterschool Specials (1972)
Shared with:
For episode "Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia (#12.6)".
1984 Won
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor in a Drama Series
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982)
1983 Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor in a New Television Series
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982)

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