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Awards

Golden Globes, USA

2006 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Lackawanna Blues (2005)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2005 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Lackawanna Blues (2005)
For playing: "Rachel Nanny Crosby".

Black Reel Awards

2013 Nominated
Black Reel
Best Independent Documentary
The Contradictions of Fair Hope (2012)
Shared with:
2006 Won
Black Reel
Best Actress - Television
Lackawanna Blues (2005)

Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards

2005 Won
Camie
Radio (2003)
Shared with:

Gold Derby Awards

2009 Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Actress of the Decade
Lackawanna Blues (2005)
2005 Won
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Lead Actress
Lackawanna Blues (2005)

Gracie Allen Awards

2006 Won
Gracie
Outstanding Female Lead - Miniseries
Lackawanna Blues (2005)

Image Awards

2011 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
2010 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
2009 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
2008 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Girl, Positive (2007)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
2007 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
2006 Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
Outstanding Actress in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Lackawanna Blues (2005)
2001 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
1999 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
1998 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
1997 Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)

Independent Spirit Awards

2006 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Female Lead
Lackawanna Blues (2005)

NAMIC Vision Awards

2006 Nominated
Vision Award
Best Dramatic Performance
Lackawanna Blues (2005)

Online Film & Television Association

2005 Won
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Lackawanna Blues (2005)

Prism Awards

2006 Won
Prism Award
Performance in a TV-Movie or Miniseries
Lackawanna Blues (2005)

Satellite Awards

2005 Nominated
Satellite Award
Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Lackawanna Blues (2005)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2006 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Lackawanna Blues (2005)
2004 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
Shared with:
2001 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
Shared with:
1999 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
Shared with:
1998 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
Shared with:
1997 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
Shared with:
1996 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
Shared with:
1995 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
Shared with:

Women's Image Network Awards

2005 Nominated
WIN Award
Actress in Made-for-TV Movie/Miniseries
Lackawanna Blues (2005)

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