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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2002 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1999 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Golden Globes, USA

1999 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Gods and Monsters (1998)
1997 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Rasputin (1996)
1996 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Richard III (1995)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2010 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Prisoner (2009)
For playing "Number Two and Curtis".
2009 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Great Performances (1971)
For playing: "King Lear". For episode: "King Lear (#37.11)".
2007 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Extras (2005)
For playing himself. For episode "Ian McKellen".
1996 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
Rasputin (1996)
1994 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
And the Band Played On (1993)

BAFTA Awards

2004 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2002 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1997 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Richard III (1995)
Shared with:
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Richard III (1995)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2013 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
2004 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2002 Won
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1999 Won
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
Apt Pupil (1998)

Annie Awards

2007 Won
Annie
Best Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
Flushed Away (2006)
As the voice of the Toad.

Berlin International Film Festival

2006 Won
Honorary Golden Berlin Bear

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

2001 Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Villain (Internet Only)
X-Men (2000)

British Independent Film Awards

2003 Won
Variety Award
1999 Won
British Independent Film Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
1999 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Apt Pupil (1998)

CableACE Awards

1995 Won
CableACE
Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
And the Band Played On (1993)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Won
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Chlotrudis Awards

1999 Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)
1996 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Richard III (1995)

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

2002 Won
Maverick Tribute Award

DVD Exclusive Awards

2003 Nominated
DVD Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary, New Release
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shared with:
And other cast. For the Extended Edition.

Empire Awards, UK

2004 Nominated
Empire Award
Best British Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2003 Nominated
Empire Award
Best British Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
2002 Nominated
Empire Award
Best British Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

European Film Awards

1996 Won
European Film Award
Best Actor
Richard III (1995)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

1997 Won
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
Richard III (1995)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

1999 Won
FFCC Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Apt Pupil (1998)

GLAAD Media Awards

1993 Won
Stephen F. Kolzak Award

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2013 Won
Timeless Award
To an actor or performer whose exemplary career is marked by character, wisdom and wit.

Genie Awards

2005 Nominated
Genie
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Emile (2003)

Independent Spirit Awards

1999 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Irish Film and Television Awards

2007 Nominated
Audience Award
Best International Actor
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

1998 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

L.A. Outfest

1998 Won
Outfest Achievement Award

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1998 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

MTV Movie Awards

2002 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Fight
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shared with:

National Board of Review, USA

2003 Won
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
1998 Won
NBR Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1999 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1998 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Online Film & Television Association

2009 Won
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
King Lear (2008)
2007 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Voice-Over Performance
Flushed Away (2006)
For playing "The Toad.
2002 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1999 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Best Drama Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actor
Apt Pupil (1998)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2003 Won
OFCS Award
Best Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1999 Won
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Ensemble Acting
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
2003 Won
PFCS Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
2002 Won
PFCS Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shared with:

Royal Television Society, UK

1983 Won
RTS Television Award
Best Performance
Walter (1982)

SESC Film Festival, Brazil

2000 Won
Critics Award
Best Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro)
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro)
Gods and Monsters (1998)

SFX Awards, UK

2003 Nominated
SFX Award
Best SF or Fantasy Film Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

1998 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2009 Won
Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award
1998 Won
Silver Seashell
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Satellite Awards

2009 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
The Prisoner (2009)
2002 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1999 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Gods and Monsters (1998)
1997 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Rasputin (1996)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2004 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
2003 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
2002 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shared with:
1999 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

1999 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Teen Choice Awards

2006 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Movies - Choice Sleazebag
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
2003 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Villain
X2 (2003)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2001 Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Performance, Male
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1998 Won
TFCA Award
Best Performance, Male
Gods and Monsters (1998)

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