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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1973 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Sounder (1972)

Golden Globes, USA

1973 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama
Sounder (1972)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2014 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Trip to Bountiful (2014)
For playing "Carrie Watts".
Outstanding Television Movie
The Trip to Bountiful (2014)
Shared with:
2009 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Relative Stranger (2009)
For playing: "Pearl".
1999 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
A Lesson Before Dying (1999)
For playing: "Tante Lou".
1995 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Sweet Justice (1994)
1994 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (1994)
1982 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
The Marva Collins Story (1981)
For playing "Marva Collins".
1978 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series
King (1978)
1977 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama Series
Roots (1977)
For playing "Binta".
1974 Won
Primetime Emmy
Best Lead Actress in a Drama
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
Actress of the Year - Special
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)

BAFTA Awards

1975 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actress
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

1998 Nominated
Black Film Award
Best Actress
Hoodlum (1997)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

2012 Won
AAFCA Award
Special Achievement Award

BET Comedy Awards

2005 Nominated
BET Comedy Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Theatrical Film
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

Black Movie Awards

2005 Nominated
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

Black Reel Awards

2003 Won
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actress
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
2000 Won
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actress
A Lesson Before Dying (1999)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Help (2011)
Shared with:

CableACE Awards

1997 Nominated
CableACE
Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
Riot (1997)
1996 Nominated
CableACE
Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
The Road to Galveston (1996)
1991 Won
ACE
Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
Heat Wave (1990)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2012 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Ensemble
The Help (2011)
Shared with:

Critics Choice Television Awards

2014 Nominated
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries
The Trip to Bountiful (2014)

Daytime Emmy Awards

1982 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming
The Body Human: Becoming a Woman (1981)

Hollywood Film Awards

2011 Won
Hollywood Film Award
Ensemble of the Year
The Help (2011)
Shared with:

Image Awards

2012 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
The Help (2011)
2010 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Relative Stranger (2009)
2006 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
2000 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie/Miniseries/Dramatic Special
A Lesson Before Dying (1999)
1999 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series
Mama Flora's Family (1998)
1998 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Hoodlum (1997)
1997 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series
The Road to Galveston (1996)
1996 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Sweet Justice (1994)
1988 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie
Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story (1986)
1982 Won
Image Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Dramatic Series or Miniseries or Television Movie
The Marva Collins Story (1981)
For playing "Marva Collins".
1978 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1978)
1977 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
The River Niger (1976)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

1972 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actress
Sounder (1972)
Tied with Katharine Hepburn for The Trojan Women (1971).

Lone Star Film & Television Awards

1996 Won
Lone Star Film & Television Award
Best TV Actress
The Road to Galveston (1996)

NAMIC Vision Awards

2010 Nominated
Vision Award
Best Performance- Drama
Relative Stranger (2009)

National Board of Review, USA

2011 Won
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
The Help (2011)
Shared with:
1972 Won
NBR Award
Best Actress
Sounder (1972)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1973 Won
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Sounder (1972)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1973 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Sounder (1972)

New York Women in Film & Television

1999 Won
Muse Award

Online Film & Television Association

2014 Won
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
The Trip to Bountiful (2014)
Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Female Performance in a Fiction Program
Saturday Night Live (1975)
1998 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Ms. Scrooge (1997)

Satellite Awards

2011 Won
Special Achievement Award
Best Ensemble, Motion Picture
The Help (2011)
Shared with:

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2012 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Help (2011)
Shared with:
1997 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
The Road to Galveston (1996)
1995 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (1994)
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Sweet Justice (1994)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Ensemble
The Help (2011)
Shared with:

TV Land Awards

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

Walk of Fame

1997 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 21 August 1997. At 7080 Hollywood Blvd.

Women in Film Crystal Awards

1982 Won
Crystal Award

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