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Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards

1996 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
For the special "Act Against Violence".
1977 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series
Roots (1977)
For playing "Kunta Kinte".

Black Reel Awards

2006 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Director - Television
Miracle's Boys (2005)
Shared with:

Chicago International Children's Film Festival

2004 Won
Best of the Fest
Blizzard (2003)

Daytime Emmy Awards

2007 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
2005 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
2003 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
2002 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
2001 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
1999 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
1998 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
1997 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
1996 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
1995 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
1994 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
1993 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
1992 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
1991 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
1990 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
Shared with:
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
1987 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".
1986 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming
Reading Rainbow (1983)
For playing "Himself".

Genie Awards

2004 Nominated
Genie
Best Achievement in Music - Original Song
Blizzard (2003)
Shared with:
For the song "Center Of My Heart".

Image Awards

2005 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series/Special
Reading Rainbow (1983)
2003 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special
Reading Rainbow (1983)
2002 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
Reading Rainbow (1983)
2001 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
Reading Rainbow (1983)
1999 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
Reading Rainbow (1983)
1998 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
Reading Rainbow (1983)
1996 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in an Educational/Informational Youth or Children's Series/Special
1995 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
Reading Rainbow (1983)
1980 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
The Hunter (1980)

TV Land Awards

2007 Won
Anniversary Award
Roots (1977)
Shared with:
For its 30th anniversary.

Walk of Fame

1990 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Television
On 15 November 1990. At 7000 Hollywood Blvd.

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