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Awards

Golden Globes, USA

1969 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Supporting Actor
The Scalphunters (1968)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2005 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
The L Word (2004)
For playing "Melvin Porter". Posthumously.
1997 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
For playing: "Mr. Evers".
1978 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
King (1978)
For playing: "Martin Luther King, Sr.".
1969 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Teacher, Teacher (1969)
For playing: "Charles Carter".

Acapulco Black Film Festival

1997 Won
Black Film Award
Best Actor
Get on the Bus (1996)

Black Reel Awards

2004 Nominated
Black Reel
Television: Best Supporting Actor
Deacons for Defense (2003)

Chlotrudis Awards

2004 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actor
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)

Daytime Emmy Awards

2001 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special
Finding Buck McHenry (2000)
For playing "Buck McHenry".

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

2004 3rd place
Chainsaw Award
Best Supporting Actor
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)

Grammy Awards

2007 Won
Grammy
Best Spoken Word Album
Shared with:
For the album "With Ossie And Ruby: In This Life Together" (Davis's win is posthumous).
2001 Nominated
Grammy
Best Spoken Word Album
Shared with:
For "The Complete Shakespeare Sonnets"

Image Awards

2004 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series, or Dramatic Special
Deacons for Defense (2003)
2001 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
City of Angels (2000)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
Finding Buck McHenry (2000)
1999 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Promised Land (1996)
1997 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
Get on the Bus (1996)
1996 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
The Client (1995)
1991 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Do the Right Thing (1989)
1989 Won
Hall of Fame
Shared with:

NAMIC Vision Awards

2004 Nominated
Vision Award
Best Dramatic Performance
Deacons for Defense (2003)

Satellite Awards

1998 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2001 Won
Life Achievement Award

St. Louis International Film Festival

1998 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
Shared with:

Western Heritage Awards

1970 Won
Bronze Wrangler
Fictional Television Drama
Bonanza (1959)
Shared with:
For episode "The Wish".

Writers Guild of America, USA

1984 Won
WGA Award (TV)
Adapted Drama Anthology
For Us the Living: The Medgar Evers Story (1983)
Shared with:

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