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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1999 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Sling Blade (1996)
Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Sling Blade (1996)

Golden Globes, USA

2015 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Fargo (2014)
2004 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Bad Santa (2003)
2002 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Bandits (2001)
1999 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
A Simple Plan (1998)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2014 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Fargo (2014)
For playing "Lorne Malvo".

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2002 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
2001 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Writing
The Gift (2000)
Shared with:
1999 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Won
President's Award

AFI Awards, USA

2002 Nominated
AFI Award
Actor of the Year - Male - Movies
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

1996 Nominated
Honorable Mentions (The Next Ten Best Picture Contenders)
Honorable Mentions
Sling Blade (1996)

Behind the Voice Actors Awards

2012 Nominated
BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award
Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film
Puss in Boots (2011)
Shared with:

Berlin International Film Festival

2012 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

1999 Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Supporting Actor - Sci-Fi
Armageddon (1998)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1998 Won
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
Tied with William H. Macy for Pleasantville (1998).
1996 2nd place
BSFC Award
Best New Filmmaker
Sling Blade (1996)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
Primary Colors (1998)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2004 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Actor
Bad Santa (2003)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Won
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Won
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Sling Blade (1996)

Chicago International Film Festival

1996 Won
Special Jury Prize
Special Jury Award
Sling Blade (1996)

Chlotrudis Awards

2002 Won
Audience Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
1999 Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Sling Blade (1996)
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Sling Blade (1996)

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

2001 Won
Maverick Tribute Award

Crime Thriller Awards, UK

2014 Nominated
Dagger
Best Supporting Actor
Fargo (2014)

Critics Choice Television Awards

2014 Won
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries
Fargo (2014)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2002 2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Daytime Emmy Awards

2000 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Special
AMC: Film Preservation Classics (1996)
Shared with:
For episode "Film Preservation Classics with Billy Bob Thornton".

DVD Exclusive Awards

2003 Nominated
DVD Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary, New Release
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Shared with:

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1997 Won
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Sling Blade (1996)

Empire Awards, UK

2002 Nominated
Empire Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Fantasporto

1993 Won
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Screenplay
One False Move (1992)
Shared with:

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2002 Won
FFCC Award
Best Actor
Bandits (2001)
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Monster's Ball (2001)

Gold Derby Awards

2015 Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
Comedy Guest Actor
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
2014 Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Lead Actor
Fargo (2014)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2001 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Favorite Celebrity of the Year

Humanitas Prize

1996 Nominated
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
A Family Thing (1996)
Shared with:

Independent Spirit Awards

1997 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best First Feature
Sling Blade (1996)
Shared with:
1993 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Screenplay
One False Move (1992)
Shared with:

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

1996 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Sling Blade (1996)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2002 Won
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1998 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
Tied with Bill Murray for Rushmore (1998) and Wild Things (1998).

National Board of Review, USA

2001 Won
NBR Award
Best Actor
Monster's Ball (2001)
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Bandits (2001)
1996 Won
Special Achievement Award
Sling Blade (1996)
For special achievement in filmmaking

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1999 3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)

Online Film & Television Association

2015 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
2014 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Fargo (2014)
2002 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
1999 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Won
OFCS Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
1999 Won
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)

Paris Film Festival

2001 Nominated
Grand Prix
All the Pretty Horses (2000)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Actor in a Leading Role
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Bandits (2001)

Russian Guild of Film Critics

2002 Won
Golden Aries
Best Foreign Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

1998 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)

Satellite Awards

2014 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Drama
Fargo (2014)
2004 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Bad Santa (2003)
2002 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Monster's Ball (2001)
1999 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Drama
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Sling Blade (1996)
Best Screenplay, Original
Sling Blade (1996)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2015 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Fargo (2014)
1999 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Sling Blade (1996)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Sling Blade (1996)
Shared with:

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2001 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
1999 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)

Teen Choice Awards

2004 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Sleazebag
Bad Santa (2003)

Walk of Fame

2004 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 7 October 2004. At 6801 Hollywood Blvd.

Writers Guild of America, USA

1997 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Sling Blade (1996)

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