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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)
1978 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
King (1978)
1969 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Teacher, Teacher (1969)

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 Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Mini-Series or 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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