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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1997 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Fargo (1996)

Golden Globes, USA

2005 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
The Wool Cap (2004)
2004 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Seabiscuit (2003)
2003 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Door to Door (2002)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2014 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
For playing "Frank Gallagher".
2007 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
2005 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Wool Cap (2004)
For playing "Gigot".
Outstanding Made for Television Movie
The Wool Cap (2004)
Shared with:
2004 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Stealing Sinatra (2003)
For playing "John Irwin".
2003 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Door to Door (2002)
Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Door to Door (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Sports Night (1998)
For playing "Sam Donovan".
1997 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
ER (1994)
For playing "Dr. Morgenstern". For multiple episodes.

American Comedy Awards, USA

2000 Nominated
American Comedy Award
Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Happy, Texas (1999)
1999 Nominated
American Comedy Award
Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Pleasantville (1998)

Boston Film Festival

2002 Won
Film Excellence Award

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1998 Won
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Pleasantville (1998)
A Civil Action (1998)
Psycho (1998)
Tied with Billy Bob Thornton for A Simple Plan (1998).

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2007 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Acting Ensemble
Bobby (2006)
Shared with:

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1997 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Fargo (1996)

Chlotrudis Awards

1997 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Fargo (1996)

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

2003 Won
Maverick Tribute Award

Critics Choice Television Awards

2011 Nominated
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actor in a Drama Series
Shameless (2011)

Denver International Film Festival

2003 Won
John Cassavetes Award

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

2000 Won
Edgar
Best Television Feature or Miniseries
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
Shared with:

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2001 Won
FFCC Award
Best Ensemble Cast
State and Main (2000)
Shared with:
2000 Won
FFCC Award
Best Ensemble Cast
Magnolia (1999)
Shared with:
1998 Won
FFCC Award
Best Ensemble Cast
Boogie Nights (1997)
Shared with:
1997 2nd place
FFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Fargo (1996)

Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival

2000 Won
Jury Award
Best Supporting Male
State and Main (2000)

Hollywood Film Festival

2006 Won
Hollywood Film Award
Ensemble of the Year
Bobby (2006)
Shared with:

Humanitas Prize

2003 Nominated
Humanitas Prize
90 Minute or Longer Category
Door to Door (2002)
Shared with:

Independent Spirit Awards

1997 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
Fargo (1996)
1995 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
Oleanna (1994)
1992 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Supporting Male
Homicide (1991)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2002 Won
Best Actor
Focus (2001)

Lone Star Film & Television Awards

1999 Won
Lone Star Film & Television Award
Best TV Teleplay
The Con (1998)
Shared with:
Best TV Actor
The Con (1998)

Mar del Plata Film Festival

2006 Won
Best Actor
Edmond (2005)

National Board of Review, USA

2000 Won
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
State and Main (2000)
Shared with:
1999 Won
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
Magnolia (1999)
Shared with:

Online Film & Television Association

2007 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
2004 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Stealing Sinatra (2003)
1997 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Fargo (1996)
Best Comedy/Musical Actor
Fargo (1996)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2001 Won
OFCS Award
Best Ensemble Cast Performance
State and Main (2000)
Shared with:
Tied with Almost Famous (2000).

Prism Awards

2012 Won
Prism Award
Performance in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)

Satellite Awards

2011 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Drama
Shameless (2011)
2005 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Stealing Sinatra (2003)
2004 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
The Cooler (2003)
2003 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Door to Door (2002)
2000 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Comedy or Musical
Happy, Texas (1999)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
1997 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Fargo (1996)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2007 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Bobby (2006)
Shared with:
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
2005 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
The Wool Cap (2004)
2004 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Seabiscuit (2003)
Shared with:
2003 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Door to Door (2002)
2000 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture
Magnolia (1999)
Shared with:
1998 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Boogie Nights (1997)
Shared with:
1997 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Fargo (1996)

ShoWest Convention, USA

1999 Won
ShoWest Award
Supporting Actor of the Year

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2012 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Sessions (2012)

Sundance Film Festival

2012 Won
Special Jury Prize
Dramatic
The Sessions (2012)
Shared with:
For ensemble acting.

U.S. Comedy Arts Festival

1998 Won
Audience Award
Grand Jury Award - Comedy (Performance)
Shared with:

Title: "Sketches for the Festival by Steve Martin"; Sketch titles listed on program: "A World ... More

Title: "Sketches for the Festival by Steve Martin"; Sketch titles listed on program: "A World Without Sex?" "The Paparazzi of Plato" "The Arrival of Helen into Troy" ... Cast: John Ritter, Julie Hagerty, W.H. Macy, Felicity Huffman, Mathew Poage, Paula Cale, Keene Curtis


Walk of Fame

2012 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On March 7, 2012. At 7060 Hollywood Blvd.

Writers Guild of America, USA

2005 Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Long Form - Adapted
The Wool Cap (2004)
Shared with:
2003 Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Original Long Form
Door to Door (2002)
Shared with:

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