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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1997 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
1987 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Salvador (1986)

Golden Globes, USA

2001 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Dirty Pictures (2000)
1997 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996)
1996 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995)
1993 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Citizen Cohn (1992)
1990 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
My Name Is Bill W. (1989)
1988 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
In Love and War (1987)
1987 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Promise (1986)
For playing "D.J.".
1980 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama
The Onion Field (1979)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2011 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Too Big to Fail (2011)
For playing: "Richard S. Fuld".
2006 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
ER (1994)
For playing "Dr. Nate Lennox". For episode "Body & Soul".
2003 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003)
For playing: "Rudolph W. Giuliani".
1995 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995)
1993 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
Citizen Cohn (1992)
1989 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
My Name Is Bill W. (1989)
For playing "Bill Wilson".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Performance in Informational Programming
Crimes of Passion (1988)
1987 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
Promise (1986)
For playing "D.J.".

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1999 Won
Saturn Award
Best Actor
Vampires (1998)

American Television Awards

1993 Won
American Television Award
Best Actor in a Made for TV Movie
Citizen Cohn (1992)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

1997 2nd place
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actor
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

CableACE Awards

1995 Nominated
CableACE
Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995)
1994 Nominated
CableACE
Actor in a Dramatic Series
Fallen Angels (1993)
For episode "Since I Don't Have You"
1993 Nominated
CableACE
Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
Citizen Cohn (1992)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1997 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

2003 Won
Maverick Tribute Award

Daytime Emmy Awards

2000 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program
Hercules (1998)
For playing "Hades".

Golden Apple Awards

1987 Won
Golden Apple
Male Star of the Year
Together with 'James Garner'.

Independent Spirit Awards

1989 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
The Boost (1988)
1988 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
Best Seller (1987)
1987 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
Salvador (1986)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

1979 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Onion Field (1979)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Virgin Suicides (1999)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1980 Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Onion Field (1979)
4th Place. Tied with James Mason for Murder by Decree (1979).

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1979 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Onion Field (1979)

Online Film & Television Association

1998 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Voice-Over Performance
Hercules (1997)
For playing "Hades".
1997 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

San Diego Film Festival

2002 Won
Achievement in Acting

Satellite Awards

2011 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Too Big to Fail (2011)
2007 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Drama
Shark (2006)
2004 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003)
2001 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Dirty Pictures (2000)
1997 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)
Tied with Geoffrey Rush for Shine (1996).
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2012 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Too Big to Fail (2011)
2001 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Dirty Pictures (2000)
1996 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Nixon (1995)
Shared with:

Shanghai International TV Festival

1990 Won
Magnolia Award
Best Actor
Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)
For episode "My Name Is Bill W. (#38.3)".

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

1996 Won
Best Actor
Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

1997 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Tied with Paul Scofield for The Crucible (1996).

Walk of Fame

1998 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 15 October 1998. At 7021 Hollywood Blvd.

Young Hollywood Awards

2000 Won
Role Model Award

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