Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1986 Won
Honorary Award

In recognition of his brilliant artistry in the creation of memorable music for a host of ... More

In recognition of his brilliant artistry in the creation of memorable music for a host of distinguished motion pictures.

1985 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
Under the Volcano (1984)
1982 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score
Dragonslayer (1981)
1976 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Bite the Bullet (1975)
1975 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Shanks (1974)
1969 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Score for a Motion Picture (not a Musical)
The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)
1967 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Music Score
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
1966 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Score - Substantially Original
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
1964 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Score - Substantially Original
Cleopatra (1963)
1961 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
Spartacus (1960)
1957 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
The Rainmaker (1956)
1956 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Unchained (1955)
Shared with:
For the song "Unchained Melody"
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
The Rose Tattoo (1955)
1953 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
Viva Zapata! (1952)
1952 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
Death of a Salesman (1951)
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Golden Globes, USA

1969 Won
Golden Globe
Best Original Score
The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)
1961 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score
Spartacus (1960)

Primetime Emmy Awards

1986 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore)
Death of a Salesman (1985)
1979 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series or a Special
The Word (1978)
1976 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series
Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

1989 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
1986 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

Grammy Awards

1977 Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
1967 Nominated
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
1964 Nominated
Grammy
Best Original Score from a Motion Picture or Television Show
Cleopatra (1963)

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)

2010 Won
IFMCA Award
Best Archival Release of an Existing Score
Spartacus (1960)
Shared with:
2004 Nominated
IFMCA Award
Best New Release/Re-Release/Re-Recording of an Existing Score
The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)
Shared with:
1998 Nominated
FMCJ Award
Best New Recording of a Previously Existing Score
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Conducted by Jerry Goldsmith/Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Best New Recording of a Previously Existing Score
Viva Zapata! (1952)
Conducted by Jerry Goldsmith/Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Laurel Awards

1970 Nominated
Golden Laurel
Music Man
A Dream of Kings (1969)
5th place.
1967 Nominated
Golden Laurel
Music Man
5th place.
1966 Nominated
Golden Laurel
Music Man
5th place.

Online Film & Television Association

2016 Won
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Behind the Scenes
Music

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