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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1971 Winner
Honorary Award

For superlative artistry and versatility in the creation of motion pictures. Orson Welles was not ... More

For superlative artistry and versatility in the creation of motion pictures. Orson Welles was not present at the awards ceremony. His acceptance speech was pre-recorded.

1942 Winner
Oscar
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Citizen Kane (1941)
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On Friday, July 19th, 2003, Orson Welles' Oscar statuette went on sale at an auction at Christie's,... More

On Friday, July 19th, 2003, Orson Welles' Oscar statuette went on sale at an auction at Christie's, New York, but was voluntarily withdrawn so the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences could buy it back for just 1 dollar. The statuette, included in a large selection of Welles-related material, was going to be sold by Beatrice Welles, the youngest of the filmmaker's three daughters and the sole heir of his estate and was expected to sell at over 300,000 dollars.

Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Citizen Kane (1941)
Best Director
Citizen Kane (1941)

Golden Globes, USA

1982 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture
Butterfly (1982)

BAFTA Awards

1968 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Foreign Actor
Campanadas a medianoche (1965)

American Film Institute, USA

1975 Winner
Life Achievement Award

Berlin International Film Festival

1968 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Histoire immortelle (1968)

British Film Institute Awards

1983 Winner
BFI Fellowship

Cannes Film Festival

1966 Winner
20th Anniversary Prize
Campanadas a medianoche (1965)
Winner
Technical Grand Prize
Campanadas a medianoche (1965)
Tied with Skaterdater (1966).
Nominee
Palme d'Or
Campanadas a medianoche (1965)
1959 Winner
Best Actor
Compulsion (1959)
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1952 Winner
Grand Prize of the Festival
The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice (1951)
Tied with Two Cents Worth of Hope (1952).

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2018 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Editing
The Other Side of the Wind (2018)
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Chicago International Film Festival

1978 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Filming 'Othello' (1978)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2016 Winner
Cinema Eye Honors Award
The Influentials
F for Fake (1973)
2014 Winner
Cinema Eye Honors Award
The Influentials
F for Fake (1973)

David di Donatello Awards

1983 Winner
Luchino Visconti Award

Directors Guild of America, USA

1984 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Fantasporto

1993 Nominee
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice (1951)

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics

1964 Winner
Critics Award
Best Film
Le procès (1962)

Hugo Awards

1939 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form
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For "The War of the Worlds", episode of "The Mercury Theater on the Air" (radio).
Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form
For "Around the World in Eighty Days", episode of "The Mercury Theater on the Air" (radio).
Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form
For "A Christmas Carol", episode of "The Campbell Playhouse" (radio).
Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form
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For "Dracula", episode of "The Mercury Theater on the Air" (radio).

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1993 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
It's All True (1993)
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1978 Winner
Career Achievement Award

Munich Film Festival

1994 Winner
One Future Prize
It's All True (1993)

National Board of Review, USA

1985 Winner
Career Achievement Award
1941 Winner
NBR Award
Best Acting
Citizen Kane (1941)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1941 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Citizen Kane (1941)
Best Actor
Citizen Kane (1941)

Online Film & Television Association

2018 Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Acting
1999 Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Creative

Peabody Awards

1959 Winner
Peabody Award
The Fountain of Youth (1958)

Razzie Awards

1983 Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Supporting Actor
Butterfly (1982)

Sant Jordi Awards

1974 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
F for Fake (1973)

Venice Film Festival

2018 Nominee
Queer Lion
The Other Side of the Wind (2018)
Posthumously.
1970 Winner
Career Golden Lion
Homage for overall work
1962 Nominee
Golden Lion
Best Film
Le procès (1962)
1948 Nominee
Grand International Award
Macbeth (1948)
1947 Nominee
Grand International Award
The Stranger (1946)

Walk of Fame

1960 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 8 February 1960. At 1600 Vine Street.
Radio
On 8 February 1960. At 6552 Hollywood Blvd.

Western Heritage Awards

1972 Winner
Bronze Wrangler
Western Documentary
The Last of the Wild Mustangs (1972)
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