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Awards

Golden Globes, USA

2008 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Jekyll (2007)

BAFTA Awards

2015 Nominated
BAFTA TV Award
Best Leading Actor
The Missing (2014)
2003 Nominated
BAFTA TV Award
Best Actor
Bloody Sunday (2002)

British Comedy Awards

2001 Nominated
British Comedy Award
Best TV Comedy Actor
Cold Feet (1997)
2000 Won
British Comedy Award
Best TV Comedy Actor
Cold Feet (1997)
1999 Nominated
British Comedy Award
Best TV Comedy Actor
Cold Feet (1997)

British Independent Film Awards

2002 Won
British Independent Film Award
Best Actor
Bloody Sunday (2002)

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

2015 Nominated
Broadcasting Press Guild Award
Best Actor
The Missing (2014)
Babylon (2014)
2010 Nominated
Broadcasting Press Guild Award
Best Actor
Occupation (2009)
Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)

Crime Thriller Awards, UK

2008 Nominated
Dagger
Best Leading Actor
Midnight Man (2008)

Critics Choice Television Awards

2015 Nominated
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actor in a Movie/Limited Series
The Missing (2014)

IGN Summer Movie Awards

2014 Nominated
IGN Award
Best TV Actor
The Missing (2014)

Irish Film and Television Awards

2015 Nominated
IFTA Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Film
Gold (2014)
2007 Nominated
IFTA Award
Best Actor in a Lead Role in Television
Murphy's Law (2003)
2005 Nominated
IFTA Award
Best Actor in Television
Murphy's Law (2003)
2004 Nominated
IFTA Award
Best Actor in a TV Drama
Wall of Silence (2004)
2003 Nominated
IFTA Award
Best Actor in a Feature Film
Bloody Sunday (2002)
2003 Won
IFTA Award
Best Actor in a TV Drama
For the "Murphy's Law" series of films.

Monte-Carlo TV Festival

2010 Nominated
Golden Nymph
Outstanding Actor in a Mini-Series
Occupation (2009)
2008 Nominated
Golden Nymph
Outstanding Actor - Mini Series
Jekyll (2007)

National Television Awards, UK

2004 Nominated
National Television Award
Most Popular Actor
Canterbury Tales (2003)
2003 Won
National Television Award
Most Popular Comedy Performance
Cold Feet (1997)

New York City Horror Film Festival

2010 Won
Best Actor
Outcast (2010)

Online Film & Television Association

2013 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Song
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Shared with:
For the song "Misty Mountains".

Royal Television Society, UK

2017 Nominated
RTS Television Award
Best Actor
The Secret (2016)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

1999 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Waking Ned (1998)
Shared with:

Sichuan TV Festival

2015 Won
Gold Panda
Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
The Missing (2014)

Stockholm Film Festival

2002 Won
Best Actor
Bloody Sunday (2002)

Television and Radio Industries Club Awards

2002 Won
TRIC Award
TV Drama Performer of the Year

TV Quick Awards, UK

2003 Won
TV Quick Award
Best Actor
Cold Feet (1997)

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