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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1994 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actress in a Leading Role
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

Golden Globes, USA

1994 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2014 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
American Horror Story (2011)
For playing "Marie Laveau".
2002 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1996 Won
Saturn Award
Best Actress
Strange Days (1995)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Hollywood Award
Best Ensemble Cast
Black Nativity (2013)
Shared with:
1999 Won
Black Film Award
Best Actress
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)

BET Awards

2014 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actress
American Horror Story (2011)
2013 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actress
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Betty and Coretta (2013)
2012 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actress
Jumping the Broom (2011)
2009 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actress
ER (1994)
Notorious (2009)
2008 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actress
Meet the Browns (2008)
2007 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actress
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
2002 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actress
The Score (2001)
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
2001 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actress
Boesman and Lena (2000)

BET Comedy Awards

2005 Nominated
BET Comedy Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Theatrical Film
Mr 3000 (2004)

Black Movie Awards

2006 Won
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

Black Reel Awards

2014 Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Actress, TV Movie or Mini-Series
Betty and Coretta (2013)
2012 Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Supporting Actress
Jumping the Broom (2011)
2007 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actress
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
2005 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Actress, Musical or Comedy
Mr 3000 (2004)
2003 Won
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actress
Sunshine State (2002)
Network/Cable - Best Actress
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
2002 Won
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Actress
Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001)
2001 Nominated
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actress
Boesman and Lena (2000)
2000 Nominated
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Supporting Actress
Music of the Heart (1999)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1994 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actress
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
1993 Nominated
CFCA Award
Most Promising Actress
Malcolm X (1992)

Critics Choice Television Awards

2013 Nominated
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries
Betty and Coretta (2013)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

1994 2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Actress
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

Daytime Emmy Awards

2003 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Special
Our America (2002)
Shared with:
1996 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Storytime (1994)

Golden Apple Awards

1994 Won
Golden Apple
Female Discovery of The Year

High Falls Film Festival

2005 Won
Susan B. Anthony 'Failure is Impossible' Award

Image Awards

2015 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
American Horror Story (2011)   ((as American Horror Story: Freak Show))
2014 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Black Nativity (2013)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
American Horror Story (2011)
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Betty and Coretta (2013)
2009 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
ER (1994)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Meet the Browns (2008)
2007 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
2005 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Mr 3000 (2004)
2003 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Sunshine State (2002)
2002 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
The Score (2001)
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001)
2001 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Boesman and Lena (2000)
2000 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Music of the Heart (1999)
1999 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
1998 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Contact (1997)
1996 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
1995 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Malcolm X (1992)

LA Femme Film Festival

2010 Won
Pioneer Award

LA Femme International Film Festival

2010 Won
LA Femme Filmmaker Award
Pioneer Award

MTV Movie Awards

1994 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Female Performance
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

New York Women in Film & Television

1995 Won
Muse Award

Online Film & Television Association

2014 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
American Horror Story (2011)
For the third season "Coven".
2002 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
1998 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actress
Contact (1997)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2014 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Betty and Coretta (2013)
2002 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001)

TV Land Awards

2009 Won
Icon Award
ER (1994)
Shared with:

Walk of Fame

2008 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 20 March. At 7000 Hollywood Boulevard.

Women in Film Crystal Awards

1996 Won
Crystal Award

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