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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2014 Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Golden Globes, USA

2014 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2010 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Endgame (2009)
2007 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Kinky Boots (2005)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2014 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
For playing "Louis Lester".

BAFTA Awards

2014 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Leading Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2006 Nominated
Rising Star Award

Acapulco Black Film Festival

2014 Won
Hollywood Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

2007 Won
AAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Talk to Me (2007)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2013 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

American Black Film Festival

2004 Won
Best Performance by an Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Austin Film Critics Association

2013 Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Australian Film Institute

2014 Won
AACTA International Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

BET Awards

2014 Won
BET Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Black Movie Awards

2006 Nominated
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Kinky Boots (2005)

Black Reel Awards

2014 Won
Black Reel
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Outstanding Actor, TV Movie or Mini-Series
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2010 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actor
2012 (2009)
2008 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Actor
Redbelt (2008)
2007 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actor
Children of Men (2006)
Best Supporting Actor
Kinky Boots (2005)
2006 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actor
Serenity (2005)
2004 Won
Black Reel
Film: Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Boston Online Film Critics Association

2013 Won
BOFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2013 Won
BSFC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

British Independent Film Awards

2005 Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Best Actor
Kinky Boots (2005)
2003 Won
British Independent Film Award
Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Most Promising Newcomer
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2014 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

2014 Won
Broadcasting Press Guild Award
Best Actor
Dancing on the Edge (2013)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2014 Won
COFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2004 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Won
CFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2004 Nominated
CFCA Award
Most Promising Performer
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Chicago International Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Short Film
Slapper (2008)

Critics Choice Television Awards

2014 Nominated
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries
Dancing on the Edge (2013)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2013 2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Denver Film Critics Society

2013 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Detroit Film Critic Society, US

2013 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Empire Awards, UK

2014 Nominated
Empire Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

European Film Awards

2003 Nominated
European Film Award
Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

2003 Won
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Won
FFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2014 Nominated
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year - Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)

2014 Won
GFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gotham Awards

2013 Nominated
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2007 Won
Best Ensemble Cast
Talk to Me (2007)
Shared with:

Guardian Film Awards, UK

2014 Nominated
Guardian Film Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

IGN Summer Movie Awards

2013 Won
IGN Award
Best Movie Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Image Awards

2014 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2010 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
2012 (2009)
2008 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Talk to Me (2007)
2007 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)

Independent Spirit Awards

2014 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2008 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Supporting Male
Talk to Me (2007)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2013 Won
IFJA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

International Cinephile Society Awards

2014 Nominated
ICS Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2014 Won
IFC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Irish Film and Television Awards

2014 Won
IFTA Award
Best International Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Ischia Global Film & Music Festival

2014 Won
Ischia Actor Award
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2014 Won
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Nominated
ALFS Award
British Actor of the Year
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2006 Nominated
ALFS Award
British Actor of the Year
Kinky Boots (2005)
2003 Nominated
ALFS Award
British Actor of the Year
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2013 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

MTV Movie Awards

2014 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Monte-Carlo TV Festival

2007 Won
Golden Nymph
Mini-Series - Best Performance by an Actor
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2014 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Tied with Oscar Isaac for Inside Llewyn Davis (2013).

New York Film Critics, Online

2013 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2013 Won
NTFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Won
OFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Online Film & Television Association

2014 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2007 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
2004 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Breakthrough Performance - Male
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2014 Won
OFCS Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2004 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Breakthrough Performance
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Actor in a Leading Role
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Best Acting Ensemble
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:
2004 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Ensemble Acting
Love Actually (2003)
Shared with:

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2003 Won
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2013 Won
SFFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Satellite Awards

2013 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Dancing on the Edge (2013)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2014 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:
2008 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
American Gangster (2007)
Shared with:

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2013 Won
SLFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Special Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)
12 Years a Slave (2013)
For the hanging scene.

The Webby Awards

2014 Won
Webby Award
Best Drama, Individual Short Or Episode
Columbite Tantalite (2013)
Shared with:

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2014 2nd place
TFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Won
UFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2014 Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Village Voice Film Poll

2013 Won
VVFP Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2003 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

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