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Awards

Golden Globes, USA

2014 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Luther (2010)
2012 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Luther (2010)
2011 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Luther (2010)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2014 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Luther (2010)
For playing "John Luther".
2012 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Luther (2010)
For playing "John Luther".
2011 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Luther (2010)
For playing "Detective John Luther".
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
The Big C (2010)
For playing "Lenny".

Acapulco Black Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Hollywood Award
Artist of the Year
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Pacific Rim (2013)
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Best Actor
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards

2013 Won
Humanitarian Award

BET Awards

2014 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
2012 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
Thor (2011)
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)
Luther (2010)
2011 Won
BET Award
Best Actor
Takers (2010)
Luther (2010)
2010 Won
BET Award
Best Actor
The Losers (2010)
2009 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
RocknRolla (2008)
The Unborn (2009)
2008 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
This Christmas (2007)
American Gangster (2007)
28 Weeks Later (2007)
2007 Nominated
BET Award
Best Actor
Daddy's Little Girls (2007)

Black Reel Awards

2014 Nominated
Black Reel
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
2012 Won
Black Reel
Outstanding Television or Mini-Series Performance, Male
Luther (2010)
2006 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Actor
The Gospel (2005)
Best Actor - Television
Sometimes in April (2005)

Capri, Hollywood

2013 Won
Capri Actor Award
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Crime Thriller Awards, UK

2013 Nominated
Dagger
Best Leading Actor
Luther (2010)
2011 Won
Dagger
Best Leading Actor
Luther (2010)

Critics Choice Television Awards

2012 Nominated
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries
Luther (2010)

IGN Summer Movie Awards

2011 Nominated
IGN Award
Best TV Hero
Luther (2010)
For playing "John Luther".

Image Awards

2015 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
No Good Deed (2014)
2014 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Luther (2010)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Nominated
Special Award
Entertainer of the Year
2012 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Luther (2010)
2011 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Luther (2010)
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Takers (2010)
2010 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Obsessed (2009)
2006 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Sometimes in April (2005)
2005 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
The Wire (2002)

Jupiter Award

2014 Nominated
Jupiter Award
Best International Actor
Pacific Rim (2013)

NAMIC Vision Awards

2006 Nominated
Vision Award
Best Dramatic Performance
Sometimes in April (2005)
2005 Nominated
Vision Award
Best Dramatic Performance
The Wire (2002)

National Television Awards, UK

2014 Nominated
National Television Award
Radio Times - TV Detective
Luther (2010)

Royal Television Society, UK

2014 Won
RTS Television Award
Best Actor
Luther (2010)

Satellite Awards

2012 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Luther (2010)
2011 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Luther (2010)
2010 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Luther (2010)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2008 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
American Gangster (2007)
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