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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2008 Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
American Gangster (2007)

Primetime Emmy Awards

1993 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Evening Shade (1990)
For playing "Aurelia Danforth". For episode "They Can't Take That Away From Me".
1991 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Decoration Day (1990)
1990 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
China Beach (1988)
For playing "Ruby". For episode "Skylark".
1988 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Lincoln (1988)
1979 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
Roots: The Next Generations (1979)
1964 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
The Nurses (1962)
For playing "Jenny Bishop". For episode "Express Stop from Lennox Avenue".

Atlanta Film Festival

2006 Won
Jury Award
Best Actress
No. 2 (2006)

CableACE Awards

1983 Won
ACE
Actress in a Dramatic Presentation
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1982)

Daytime Emmy Awards

2003 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program
Little Bill (1999)
For playing "Alice the Great".
2001 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program
Little Bill (1999)
For playing "Alice the Great".
1995 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program
Whitewash (1994)
For playing "Grandmother".

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).

Image Awards

2010 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
America (2009)
2008 Won
President's Award
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
American Gangster (2007)
2001 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
Little Bill (1999)
2000 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie/Miniseries/Dramatic Special
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999)
1999 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Promised Land (1996)
For a guest star or recurring role.
1997 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996)
1991 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture
Do the Right Thing (1989)
1989 Won
Hall of Fame
Shared with:

Method Fest

2006 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

National Board of Review, USA

1961 Won
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actress
A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

New York Women in Film & Television

1997 Won
Muse Award

New Zealand Screen Awards

2006 Won
New Zealand Screen Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
No. 2 (2006)

Satellite Awards

2007 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama
American Gangster (2007)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2010 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
America (2009)
2008 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
American Gangster (2007)
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
American Gangster (2007)
Shared with:
2001 Won
Life Achievement Award

St. Louis International Film Festival

1998 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
Shared with:

Women in Film Crystal Awards

1991 Won
Crystal Award

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