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Denzel Washington Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2013 Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Flight (2012)
2002 Won
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Training Day (2001)
2000 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
The Hurricane (1999)
1993 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Malcolm X (1992)
1990 Won
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Glory (1989)
1988 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Cry Freedom (1987)

Golden Globes, USA

2013 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Flight (2012)
2008 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
American Gangster (2007)
2002 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Training Day (2001)
2000 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
The Hurricane (1999)
1993 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Malcolm X (1992)
1990 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Glory (1989)
1988 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Cry Freedom (1987)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2001 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (2000)
Shared with:
1995 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Informational Special
Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream (1995)
Shared with:

AFI Awards, USA

2002 Won
AFI Award
Actor of the Year - Male - Movies
Training Day (2001)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2010 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actor
The Book of Eli (2010)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

1999 Nominated
Black Film Award
Best Actor
He Got Game (1998)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2012 Won
EDA Special Mention Award
Most Egregious Age Difference Between The Leading Man and The Love Interest Award
Flight (2012)
Shared with:

Age difference: Denzel Washington (age 58) and Kelly Reilly (age 35),...and Nadine Velazquez (age ... More

Age difference: Denzel Washington (age 58) and Kelly Reilly (age 35),...and Nadine Velazquez (age 34).


American Cinematheque Gala Tribute

2002 Won
American Cinematheque Award

Australian Film Institute

2013 Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)

BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards

2007 Won
Britannia Award
Excellence in Film

BET Awards

2013 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2012 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
Safe House (2012)
2010 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
2008 Won
BET Award
Best Actor
The Great Debaters (2007)
American Gangster (2007)
2006 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
Inside Man (2006)
2005 Won
BET Award
Humanitarian Award
Shared with:
Joint Winners
2004 Won
BET Award
Best Actor
Out of Time (2003)
2003 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
Antwone Fisher (2002)
2002 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
John Q (2002)
2001 Won
BET Award
Best Actor
Remember the Titans (2000)

Berlin International Film Festival

2000 Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Actor
The Hurricane (1999)
1993 Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)

Black Movie Awards

2006 Nominated
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Inside Man (2006)

Black Reel Awards

2013 Won
Black Reel
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2011 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Actor
Unstoppable (2010)
Best Actor
The Book of Eli (2010)
Best Film
The Book of Eli (2010)
Shared with:
2010 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Actor
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
2007 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Actor
Inside Man (2006)
2004 Nominated
Black Reel
Film: Best Actor
Out of Time (2003)
2003 Won
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Director
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Best Film
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Shared with:
Nominated
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actor
John Q (2002)
Theatrical - Best Supporting Actor
Antwone Fisher (2002)
2002 Won
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
2001 Won
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actor
Remember the Titans (2000)
2000 Won
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actor
The Hurricane (1999)

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

2001 Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Drama
Remember the Titans (2000)
2000 Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Drama
The Hurricane (1999)
1999 Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Suspense
The Siege (1998)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2001 Won
BSFC Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
Tied with Brian Cox for L.I.E. (2001).
1996 2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Actor
Courage Under Fire (1996)
1992 Won
BSFC Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2003 Won
Freedom Award
Antwone Fisher (2002)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2002 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
2000 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actor
The Hurricane (1999)
1997 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Courage Under Fire (1996)
1996 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
1993 Won
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)
1990 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Glory (1989)

Christopher Awards

2008 Won
Christopher Award
Feature Films
The Great Debaters (2007)
Shared with:

Cognac Festival du Film Policier

1989 Won
Best Actor
For Queen & Country (1988)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2002 Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)

Golden Apple Awards

1995 Won
Golden Apple
Male Star of the Year

Golden Camera, Germany

2012 Won
Golden Camera
Best International Actor

Image Awards

2013 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Flight (2012)
2011 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
The Book of Eli (2010)
2010 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
2008 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
The Great Debaters (2007)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television)
The Great Debaters (2007)
2007 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Inside Man (2006)
2005 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Man on Fire (2004)
2004 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Out of Time (2003)
2003 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
John Q (2002)
2002 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Training Day (2001)
2001 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Remember the Titans (2000)
2000 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
The Hurricane (1999)
1999 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
He Got Game (1998)
1998 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)
For episode "Mother Goose".
1997 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
Courage Under Fire (1996)
Won
Special Award
Entertainer of the Year
1996 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
Crimson Tide (1995)
Outstanding Performance in an Animated/Live-Action/Dramatic Youth or Children's Series/Special
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)
For episode "Rumpelstiltskin".
1995 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Malcolm X (1992)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
1994 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
Mississippi Masala (1991)
1992 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Glory (1989)
1988 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Power (1986)
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Cry Freedom (1987)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2001 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
1992 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)
1989 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Glory (1989)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)

Lone Star Film & Television Awards

1997 Won
Lone Star Film & Television Award
Best Actor
Courage Under Fire (1996)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2001 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
1992 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)

MTV Movie Awards

2013 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best WTF Moment
Flight (2012)

Washington's Whip Whitaker rolls an inverted plane out of a 90-degree nose dive and saves the lives... More

Washington's Whip Whitaker rolls an inverted plane out of a 90-degree nose dive and saves the lives of 96 passengers on board.

2008 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
American Gangster (2007)
Best Villain
American Gangster (2007)
2002 Won
MTV Movie Award
Best Villain
Training Day (2001)
Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Line
Training Day (2001)
"King Kong ain't got nuthin on me."
1996 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
Crimson Tide (1995)
1994 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Most Desirable Male
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Best On-Screen Duo
Philadelphia (1993)
Shared with:
1993 Won
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
Malcolm X (1992)

MovieGuide Awards

2011 Nominated
Grace Award
Most Inspiring Movie Acting
The Book of Eli (2010)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2002 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
1993 3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)
1990 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Glory (1989)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2001 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
1992 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)
1989 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Glory (1989)

Online Film & Television Association

2000 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
The Hurricane (1999)
1997 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Drama Actor
Courage Under Fire (1996)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2002 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)

PGA Awards

2003 Won
Stanley Kramer Award
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Shared with:

People's Choice Awards, USA

2008 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male Movie Star
2007 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male Movie Star
2005 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male Movie Star
2000 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor
1999 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor
Favorite Motion Picture Actor
1997 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2003 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Director
Antwone Fisher (2002)

Satellite Awards

2012 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture
Flight (2012)
2007 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
American Gangster (2007)
2003 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Director
Antwone Fisher (2002)
2002 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Training Day (2001)
2001 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Remember the Titans (2000)
2000 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
The Hurricane (1999)

Scream Awards

2010 Nominated
Scream Award
Best Science Fiction Actor
The Book of Eli (2010)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2013 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Flight (2012)
2008 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
American Gangster (2007)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Training Day (2001)
2000 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
The Hurricane (1999)

ShoWest Convention, USA

1997 Won
ShoWest Award
Male Star of the Year

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

1997 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Courage Under Fire (1996)
1993 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2012 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
Special Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)
Flight (2012)
Shared with:
For the plane crash sequence.

Sundance Film Festival

1993 Won
Tribute to Independent Vision Award

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2002 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Director
Antwone Fisher (2002)

Women in Film Crystal Awards

2000 Won
Humanitarian Award
Shared with:

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