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Awards

Golden Globes, USA

1987 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
The Cosby Show (1984)
1986 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
The Cosby Show (1984)

Bill Cosby was not present at the award's ceremony. Co-Presenter Shelley Long accepted the award on... More

Bill Cosby was not present at the award's ceremony. Co-Presenter Shelley Long accepted the award on his behalf.

1985 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
The Cosby Show (1984)
1973 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV Actor - Comedy or Musical
The New Bill Cosby Show (1972)
1967 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV Star - Male
I Spy (1965)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2003 Won
Bob Hope Humanitarian Award
1970 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)
Shared with:
Outstanding New Series
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)
Shared with:
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)
For playing: "Chet Kincaid".
Outstanding Variety or Musical Program - Variety and Popular Music
The Second Bill Cosby Special (1969)
Shared with:
1969 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety or Musical Program
The Bill Cosby Special (1968)
Shared with:
1968 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series
I Spy (1965)
For playing: "Alexander Scott".
1967 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series
I Spy (1965)
1966 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series
I Spy (1965)

Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden

1990 Won
TV Prize
Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man)
1989 Won
TV Prize
Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man)
1987 Won
TV Prize
Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man)
1986 Won
TV Prize
Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man)

American Comedy Awards, USA

2014 Won
American Comedy Award
Johnny Carson Award

BMI Film & TV Awards

1998 Won
BMI TV Music Award
Cosby (1996)
Shared with:
1997 Won
BMI TV Music Award
Cosby (1996)
Shared with:
1992 Won
BMI TV Music Award
A Different World (1987)
Shared with:
The Cosby Show (1984)
Shared with:
1991 Won
BMI TV Music Award
A Different World (1987)
Shared with:
The Cosby Show (1984)
Shared with:
1990 Won
BMI TV Music Award
A Different World (1987)
Shared with:
The Cosby Show (1984)
Shared with:
1989 Won
BMI TV Music Award
A Different World (1987)
Shared with:
The Cosby Show (1984)
Shared with:
1988 Won
BMI TV Music Award
A Different World (1987)
Shared with:
The Cosby Show (1984)
Shared with:
1987 Won
BMI TV Music Award
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)
Shared with:

Daytime Emmy Awards

2004 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Animated Program
Little Bill (1999)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
Little Bill (1999)
Shared with:
1986 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972)
Shared with:
1981 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming - Performers
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972)
1975 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement Children's Programming
Highlights of Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus (1975)

Gold Derby Awards

2007 Won
Gold Derby TV Award
Life Achievement (Performer)

Golden Apple Awards

1985 Won
Golden Apple
Male Star of the Year
Together with Clint Eastwood.
1966 Won
Golden Apple
Most Cooperative Actor

Grammy Awards

1987 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Those Of You With Or Without Children, You'll Understand "
Nominated
Grammy
Best Spoken Word Album
For the Album "Hardheaded Boys"
1984 Nominated
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
for the Album "Billy Cosby : Himself"
1977 Nominated
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Billy Cosby is Not Himself These Days , Rat Own , Rat Own , Rat Own"
1974 Nominated
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Fat Albert"
1973 Won
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
Shared with:
For the Album "The Electric Company"
1972 Won
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
For the Album "Bill Cosby Talks To Kids About Drugs "
Nominated
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "When I was a Kid"
1971 Nominated
Grammy
Best Spoken Word Album
For the Album "Grover Henson Feels Forgotton"
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Live: Madison Sqare Garden Center"
1970 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Bill Cosby"
1969 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "To Russell,My Brother,Whom I Slept With"
1968 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Revenge"
1967 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Performance
For the Album "Wonderfulness"
1966 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Performance
For the Album "Why Is There Air?"
1965 Won
Grammy
Best Comedy Performance
For the Album "I Started Out as a Child"
1964 Nominated
Grammy
Best Comedy Performance
For the Album "Bill Cosby is a Very Funny Fellow Right"

Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA

1969 Won
Man of the Year

Image Awards

2007 Won
Hall of Fame
2001 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
Little Bill (1999)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special
2000 Essence Awards (2000)
Shared with:
1993 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
The Cosby Show (1984)
1976 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Let's Do It Again (1975)
1975 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
1971 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Man and Boy (1971)

Kids' Choice Awards, USA

1993 Won
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Actor
The Cosby Show (1984)
1992 Won
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Actor
The Cosby Show (1984)
1988 Nominated
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Actor
The Cosby Show (1984)

Online Film & Television Association

2000 Won
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Actors and Actresses

People's Choice Awards, USA

1999 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Time Television Star
1997 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series
Tied with Michael J. Fox.
1992 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male TV Performer
1991 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
Favorite Male TV Performer
1990 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
Favorite Male TV Performer
1989 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Male Star
Favorite Male TV Performer
1988 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Time TV Star
Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
Favorite Male TV Performer
1987 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
Favorite Male TV Performer
1986 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
Favorite Male TV Performer
1985 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program

Photoplay Awards

1966 Nominated
Gold Medal
Most Promising New Star (Male)

Razzie Awards

1988 Won
Razzie Award
Worst Picture
Leonard Part 6 (1987)

Cosby became the first person to ever accept a Razzie Award, when his three statues were presented ... More

Cosby became the first person to ever accept a Razzie Award, when his three statues were presented to him on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962). Fox Broadcasting Company had honored Cosby's request for his statues to be replicated (from the plastic originals) in gold and marble, at a cost of $30,000. Cosby later stated "I said to my publicist when I got the word, 'I want my Golden Raspberry and if it isn't golden, I'm going to the press.' My publicist called back and said they were upset, that they said they were just a little outfit operating out of one room. They tried to cop out. But if you take a big name and you say 'worst,' you have to perform. So they came up with the trophies and I got them on a show on the Fox network. It was a lot of fun to do, because they weren't serious and had never been called on it by anyone who got a Razzie."

Worst Actor
Leonard Part 6 (1987)
Worst Screenplay
Leonard Part 6 (1987)
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Television Critics Association Awards

2002 Won
Career Achievement Award
1997 Nominated
Career Achievement Award
1985 Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
The Cosby Show (1984)

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

1987 Nominated
Stinker Award
Worst Picture
Leonard Part 6 (1987)

TV Guide Awards

2000 Nominated
TV Guide Award
Favorite Actor in a Comedy
Cosby (1996)
1999 Nominated
TV Guide Award
Favorite Actor in a Comedy
Cosby (1996)

TV Land Awards

2011 Won
Impact Award
The Cosby Show (1984)
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Viewers for Quality Television Awards

1986 Won
Q Award
Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series
The Cosby Show (1984)
1985 Won
Q Award
Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series
The Cosby Show (1984)

Walk of Fame

1977 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Television
Awarded on November 23, 1977 at 6930 Hollywood Blvd.

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