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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1983 Won
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

Golden Globes, USA

1992 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
The Josephine Baker Story (1991)
1984 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Sadat (1983)
1983 Won
Golden Globe
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

Primetime Emmy Awards

1997 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Touched by an Angel (1994)
For playing "Anderson Walker". For multiple episodes.
1987 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
A Gathering of Old Men (1987)
For playing "Mathu".
1984 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special
Sadat (1983)
For playing "Anwar al-Sadat".
1981 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Palmerstown, U.S.A. (1980)
For playing "Bessie's Father". For episode "Future City".
1979 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special
Backstairs at the White House (1979)
For playing: "Levi Mercer".
1978 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music
The Sentry Collection Presents Ben Vereen: His Roots (1978)
1977 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series
Roots (1977)
For playing "Fiddler".

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1986 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actor
Enemy Mine (1985)

Black Reel Awards

2013 Nominated
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actor
Smitty (2012)
2000 Won
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Director
Love Songs (1999)
Nominated
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Actor
Love Songs (1999)

CableACE Awards

1997 Nominated
CableACE
Children's Special - 7 and Older
In His Father's Shoes (1997)
Shared with:
Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
Inside (1996)
1992 Nominated
CableACE
Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
Sudie and Simpson (1990)
1985 Nominated
ACE
Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
The Guardian (1984)

CineRockom International Film Festival

2013 Won
Lifetime Achievement Diamond Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
Best Actor with a great social impact by founding Erascism Foundation

Daytime Emmy Awards

2003 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Special
Opening Ceremony Salt Lake Paralympic Winter Games (2002)
Shared with:
1998 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Special
In His Father's Shoes (1997)
Shared with:
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special
In His Father's Shoes (1997)
For playing "Frank Crosby and Richard Crosby".

Image Awards

2012 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
The Least Among You (2009)
2004 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series, or Dramatic Special
Jasper, Texas (2003)
1998 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Touched by an Angel (1994)
1997 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Television Movie or Mini-Series
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996)
1982 Won
Image Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
1971 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Skin Game (1971)

Razzie Awards

1984 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Supporting Actor
Jaws 3-D (1983)

Satellite Awards

2008 Won
Mary Pickford Award
2001 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
The Color of Love: Jacey's Story (2000)

ShoWest Convention, USA

1983 Won
Special Award
Best Supporting Actor

Taos Talking Picture Festival

1997 Won
Maverick Award

Temecula Valley International Film Festival

2004 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

TV Land Awards

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

Walk of Fame

1992 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 20 May 1992. At 7000 Hollywood Blvd.

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