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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1984 Nominated
Oscar
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Cross Creek (1983)

Golden Globes, USA

2001 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Holiday Heart (2000)
1998 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
1993 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Passion Fish (1992)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2013 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Steel Magnolias (2012)
For playing "Ouiser".
2011 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
True Blood (2008)
For playing "Ruby Jean Reynolds"
2008 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007)
2006 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Water Is Wide (2006)
2003 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
The Practice (1997)
For playing "Denise Freeman".
1998 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
For playing "Dr. Roxanne Turner". For episode "Mercy".
1997 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
1996 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Gulliver's Travels (1996)
1995 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
The Piano Lesson (1995)
1990 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (1989)
For playing "Mary Thomas".
1988 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series
St. Elsewhere (1982)
For playing "Dr. Roxanne Turner". For episode "The Abby Singer Show".
1987 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series
L.A. Law (1986)
For episode "Pilot (#1.0)". For playing "Adrain Moore". For the series' pilot.
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Unnatural Causes (1986)
1986 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
St. Elsewhere (1982)
1985 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
Words by Heart (1985)
1984 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Hill Street Blues (1981)
For playing "Doris Robson".

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1994 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actress
Heart and Souls (1993)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

1999 Nominated
Black Film Award
Best Actress
Down in the Delta (1998)

BET Awards

2006 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actress
Something New (2006)
Desperate Housewives (2004)

Black Movie Awards

2006 Nominated
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Something New (2006)

Black Reel Awards

2013 Won
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actress
Steel Magnolias (2012)
2010 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actress
American Violet (2008)
2008 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Actress
The Family That Preys (2008)
2007 Won
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actress
The Water Is Wide (2006)
2001 Nominated
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actress
What's Cooking? (2000)
Network/Cable - Best Actress
Holiday Heart (2000)
2000 Nominated
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Actress
Funny Valentines (1999)

CableACE Awards

1997 Won
CableACE
Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
Nominated
CableACE
Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
The Member of the Wedding (1997)
1989 Won
ACE
Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
Mandela (1987)

Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards

2005 Won
Camie
Radio (2003)
Shared with:

Critics Choice Television Awards

2013 Nominated
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries
Steel Magnolias (2012)

Daytime Emmy Awards

2001 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special
The Wishing Tree (1999)
For playing "Clara".

Gracie Allen Awards

2011 Won
Gracie
Outstanding Supporting Actress - Drama Series
Memphis Beat (2010)

Image Awards

2014 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Steel Magnolias (2012)
2012 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Memphis Beat (2010)
2011 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Memphis Beat (2010)
2010 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
American Violet (2008)
2009 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
The Family That Preys (2008)
2004 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Radio (2003)
2002 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
K-PAX (2001)
2001 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Love & Basketball (2000)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Holiday Heart (2000)
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
The Wishing Tree (1999)
1999 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture
Down in the Delta (1998)
1998 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
1997 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
1996 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series
The Piano Lesson (1995)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
1995 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture
Bopha! (1993)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Passion Fish (1992)
1992 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie
A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (1989)
1990 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie
Mandela (1987)
1989 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie
Unnatural Causes (1986)
1984 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Cross Creek (1983)

Independent Spirit Awards

1999 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Female Lead
Down in the Delta (1998)
1993 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Supporting Female
Passion Fish (1992)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1992 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Passion Fish (1992)

NAMIC Vision Awards

2011 Nominated
Vision Award
Best Performance - Drama
Memphis Beat (2010)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1994 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Crooklyn (1994)
1992 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Passion Fish (1992)

New York Women in Film & Television

2002 Won
Muse Award

Online Film & Television Association

2001 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Holiday Heart (2000)
1997 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actress
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
1997 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
1996 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actress
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Acting Ensemble
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:

Satellite Awards

1998 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
-Tied with Jennifer Beals for The Twilight of the Golds (1996).
1997 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Gulliver's Travels (1996)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2014 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:
2013 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Steel Magnolias (2012)
2007 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Shared with:
2006 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Shared with:
1998 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
1996 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
The Piano Lesson (1995)
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Shared with:

Women in Film Crystal Awards

1995 Won
Crystal Award

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