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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2012 Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
The Help (2011)
2009 Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Doubt (2008)

Golden Globes, USA

2015 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
2012 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
The Help (2011)
2009 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Doubt (2008)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2015 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
For playing "Annalise Keating".

BAFTA Awards

2012 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Leading Actress
The Help (2011)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

2011 Won
AAFCA Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)
2008 Won
AAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2011 Won
EDA Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)
Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Female Icon of the Year
The Help (2011)
2008 Won
EDA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)
Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Unforgettable Moment
Doubt (2008)
For all of the scenes featuring Mrs. Miller (Viola Davis).

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2011 Won
ACCA
Best Actress in a Leading Role
The Help (2011)
2008 2nd place
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
Doubt (2008)
Shared with:
Runner-Up

BET Awards

2015 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actress
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Get on Up (2014)
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
2012 Won
BET Award
Best Actress
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
The Help (2011)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

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

Black Reel Awards

2015 Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013)
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
2013 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Actress
Won't Back Down (2012)
2012 Won
Black Reel
Best Actress
The Help (2011)
2011 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actress
Eat Pray Love (2010)
2008 Won
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)
2003 Nominated
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Supporting Actress
Solaris (2002)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2008 2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)
2009 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)
Best Acting Ensemble
Doubt (2008)
Shared with:

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

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

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2008 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

Chicago International Film Festival

2012 Won
Career Achievement Award

Critics Choice Television Awards

2015 Nominated
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2008 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

Detroit Film Critic Society, US

2011 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2015 Nominated
Dorian Award
TV Performance of the Year - Actress
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)

2012 Nominated
GFCA Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2011 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Actress of the Year
The Help (2011)

Hollywood Film Awards

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

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)
2008 Won
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

Image Awards

2015 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013)
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Get on Up (2014)
Nominated
Special Award
Entertainer of the Year
2013 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Won't Back Down (2012)
2012 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
The Help (2011)
2011 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
United States of Tara (2009)

Independent Spirit Awards

2003 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Supporting Female
Antwone Fisher (2002)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2011 Won
IFJA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2008 Nominated
ICP Award
Best Supporting Performance
Doubt (2008)
10th place.

International Online Film Critics' Poll

2010 Nominated
IOFCP Award
Best Ensemble Cast
Doubt (2008)
Shared with:

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2012 Won
IFC Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2008 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

MovieGuide Awards

2012 Nominated
Grace Award
Most Inspiring Performance in Movies
The Help (2011)

National Board of Review, USA

2013 Won
NBR Award
Best Ensemble
Prisoners (2013)
Shared with:
2011 Won
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
The Help (2011)
Shared with:
2008 Won
NBR Award
Breakthrough Performance by an Actress
Doubt (2008)
Best Acting by an Ensemble
Doubt (2008)
Shared with:

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2009 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2008 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2011 Won
NTFCA Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)

Online Film & Television Association

2012 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)
2009 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2009 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

People's Choice Awards, USA

2015 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Actress in a New TV Series

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Actress in a Leading Role
The Help (2011)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2012 Won
Outstanding Performance Award
The Help (2011)
2009 Won
Virtuoso Award
Doubt (2008)

Satellite Awards

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

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2015 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
2012 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
The Help (2011)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Help (2011)
Shared with:
2009 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Doubt (2008)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Doubt (2008)
Shared with:

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Ensemble
The Help (2011)
Shared with:
2008 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2011 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)
2008 Won
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

Teen Choice Awards

2012 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actress: Drama
The Help (2011)

Television Critics Association Awards

2015 Nominated
TCA Award
Individual Achievement in Drama
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2009 Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Performance, Female
Doubt (2008)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2009 Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

Village Voice Film Poll

2008 2nd place
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actress
Doubt (2008)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Actress
The Help (2011)
2008 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Acting Ensemble
Doubt (2008)
Shared with:

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2011 Won
WFCC Award
Women's Work/Best Ensemble
The Help (2011)
Shared with:
Best Actress
The Help (2011)

Women in Film Crystal Awards

2012 Won
Crystal Award

Women's Image Network Awards

2011 Nominated
WIN Award
Actress Feature Film
The Help (2011)

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