Denzel Washington Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2018 Nominee
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
2017 Nominee
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Fences (2016)
Shared with:
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Fences (2016)
2013 Nominee
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Flight (2012)
2002 Winner
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Training Day (2001)
2000 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
The Hurricane (1999)
1993 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Malcolm X (1992)
1990 Winner
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Glory (1989)
1988 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Cry Freedom (1987)

Golden Globes, USA

2018 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
2017 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Fences (2016)
2016 Winner
Cecil B. DeMille Award
2013 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Flight (2012)
2008 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
American Gangster (2007)
2002 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Training Day (2001)
2000 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
The Hurricane (1999)
1993 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Malcolm X (1992)
1990 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Glory (1989)
1988 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Cry Freedom (1987)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2001 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (2000)
Shared with:
1995 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Informational Special
Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream (1995)
Shared with:

20/20 Awards

2013 Winner
Felix
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)

AACTA International Awards

2017 Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Lead Actor
Fences (2016)
2013 Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2018 Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actor
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
2017 Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Grownup Love Story
Fences (2016)
Shared with:
Best Director
Fences (2016)
Best Buddy Picture
Fences (2016)
Shared with:
2013 Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2008 Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actor
American Gangster (2007)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2010 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Actor
The Book of Eli (2010)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

1999 Nominee
Black Film Award
Best Actor
He Got Game (1998)

AFI Awards, USA

2002 Winner
AFI Award
Actor of the Year - Male - Movies
Training Day (2001)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

2016 Winner
AAFCA Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
2012 Winner
AAFCA Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)

All Def Movie Awards

2016 Winner
All Def Movie Award
Best Bad Mu#&a Award
Training Day (2001)
Nominee
All Def Movie Award
Most Likely To Steal Your Girl Award

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2017 Nominee
AWFJ EDA Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
2013 Winner
EDA Special Mention Award
Most Egregious Age Difference Between the Leading Man and the Love Interest
Flight (2012)
Shared with:
Denzel Washington (age 58) and Kelly Reilly (age 35),...and Nadine Velazquez (age 34)

American Cinematheque Gala Tribute

2002 Winner
American Cinematheque Award

American Society of Cinematographers, USA

2017 Winner
Board of the Governors Award

"Denzel Washington is an amazing director and actor, and a conscious force in these challenging ... More

"Denzel Washington is an amazing director and actor, and a conscious force in these challenging times," notes ASC President Kees van Oostrum. "A true artist is empowered by the era they live in, and he expresses an awareness of the world around us through his work. It is that strength of character that we honor with the ASC Governors Award."


Austin Film Critics Association

2016 Nominee
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2016 Nominee
ACCA
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Fences (2016)
Best Cast Ensemble
Fences (2016)
Shared with:
2001 Nominee
ACCA
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Training Day (2001)
Runner-Up
1993 Nominee
ACCA
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Philadelphia (1993)
1992 Winner
ACCA
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Malcolm X (1992)

BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards

2007 Winner
Britannia Award
Excellence in Film

Berlin International Film Festival

2000 Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Actor
The Hurricane (1999)
1993 Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)

BET Awards

2018 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
2017 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
2013 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2012 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
Safe House (2012)
2010 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
2008 Winner
BET Award
Best Actor
The Great Debaters (2007)
American Gangster (2007)
2006 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
Inside Man (2006)
2005 Winner
BET Award
Humanitarian Award
Shared with:
Joint Winners
2004 Winner
BET Award
Best Actor
Out of Time (2003)
2003 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
Antwone Fisher (2002)
2002 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
John Q (2002)
2001 Winner
BET Award
Best Actor
Remember the Titans (2000)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

2016 Winner
BFCC Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Black Movie Awards

2006 Nominee
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Inside Man (2006)

Black Reel Awards

2018 Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
2017 Winner
Black Reel
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
Fences (2016)
Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Motion Picture
Fences (2016)
Shared with:
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Outstanding Director, Motion Picture
Fences (2016)
2015 Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
The Equalizer (2014)
2013 Winner
Black Reel
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2011 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Actor
Unstoppable (2010)
Best Actor
The Book of Eli (2010)
Best Film
The Book of Eli (2010)
Shared with:
2010 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Actor
The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
2007 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Actor
Inside Man (2006)
2004 Nominee
Black Reel
Film: Best Actor
Out of Time (2003)
2003 Winner
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Director
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Best Film
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Shared with:
Nominee
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actor
John Q (2002)
Theatrical - Best Supporting Actor
Antwone Fisher (2002)
2002 Winner
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
2001 Winner
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actor
Remember the Titans (2000)
2000 Winner
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actor
The Hurricane (1999)

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

2001 Nominee
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Drama
Remember the Titans (2000)
2000 Nominee
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Drama
The Hurricane (1999)
1999 Nominee
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Actor - Suspense
The Siege (1998)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2001 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
Tied with Brian Cox for L.I.E. (2001).
1996 Nominee
BSFC Award
Best Actor
Courage Under Fire (1996)
1992 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
Best Director
Fences (2016)
2013 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2003 Winner
Freedom Award
Antwone Fisher (2002)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2017 Winner
COFCA Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
2012 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2002 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
2000 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actor
The Hurricane (1999)
1997 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Courage Under Fire (1996)
1996 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
1993 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)
1990 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Glory (1989)

Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Awards

2017 Nominee
CIFCC Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Christopher Awards

2008 Winner
Christopher Award
Feature Films
The Great Debaters (2007)
Shared with:
2003 Winner
Christopher Award
Film
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Shared with:

Cognac Festival du Film Policier

1989 Winner
Best Actor
For Queen & Country (1988)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
2nd place
2012 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2002 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
1993 Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)

Denver Film Critics Society

2017 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Detroit Film Critics Society, US

2016 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Director
Fences (2016)
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2016 Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2017 Nominee
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year - Actor
Fences (2016)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

2017 Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Gold Derby Awards

2017 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actor
Fences (2016)
Ensemble Cast
Fences (2016)
Shared with:

Golden Apple Awards

1995 Winner
Golden Apple
Male Star of the Year

Golden Camera, Germany

2012 Winner
Golden Camera
Best International Actor

Golden Schmoes Awards

2016 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Actor of the Year
Fences (2016)
2012 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Actor of the Year
Flight (2012)
2001 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Actor of the Year
Training Day (2001)

Hawaii Film Critics Society

2017 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
2012 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)

IGN Summer Movie Awards

2012 Nominee
IGN Award
Best Movie Actor
Flight (2012)

Image Awards

2018 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
2017 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Fences (2016)
2015 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
The Equalizer (2014)
2013 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Flight (2012)
2011 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
The Book of Eli (2010)
2010 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
2008 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
The Great Debaters (2007)
Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television)
The Great Debaters (2007)
2007 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Inside Man (2006)
2005 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Man on Fire (2004)
2004 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Out of Time (2003)
2003 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
John Q (2002)
2002 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Training Day (2001)
2001 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Remember the Titans (2000)
2000 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
The Hurricane (1999)
1999 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
He Got Game (1998)
1998 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)
For episode "Mother Goose".
1997 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
Courage Under Fire (1996)
Winner
Entertainer of the Year Award
1996 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
Crimson Tide (1995)
Outstanding Performance in an Animated/Live-Action/Dramatic Youth or Children's Series/Special
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)
For episode "Rumpelstiltskin".
1995 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Malcolm X (1992)
Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
1994 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture
Mississippi Masala (1991)
1992 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Glory (1989)
1988 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Power (1986)
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Cry Freedom (1987)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2016 Nominee
ICP Award
Best Lead Actor
Fences (2016)
5th place.

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2017 Nominee
IFC Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Irish Film and Television Awards

2017 Nominee
IFTA Award
Best International Actor
Fences (2016)

Jupiter Award

2017 Winner
Jupiter Award
Best International Actor
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
2005 Nominee
Jupiter Award
Best International Actor
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2001 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
1992 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)
1989 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Glory (1989)

L.A. Shorts Fest

2016 Winner
Best of the Fest
Best Film
Tyrese Gibson: Shame (2015)
Shared with:

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
2002 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)

Lone Star Film & Television Awards

1997 Winner
Lone Star Film & Television Award
Best Actor
Courage Under Fire (1996)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2001 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
1992 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)

MovieGuide Awards

2011 Nominee
Grace Award
Most Inspiring Movie Acting
The Book of Eli (2010)

MTV Movie + TV Awards

2013 Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best WTF Moment
Flight (2012)

Washington's Whip Whitaker rolls an inverted plane out of a 90-degree nose dive and saves the lives... More

Washington's Whip Whitaker rolls an inverted plane out of a 90-degree nose dive and saves the lives of 96 passengers on board.

2008 Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
American Gangster (2007)
Best Villain
American Gangster (2007)
2002 Winner
MTV Movie Award
Best Villain
Training Day (2001)
Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best Line
Training Day (2001)
"King Kong ain't got nuthin on me."
1996 Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
Crimson Tide (1995)
1994 Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Most Desirable Male
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Best On-Screen Duo
Philadelphia (1993)
Shared with:
1993 Winner
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
Malcolm X (1992)

MTV TRL Awards

2003 Nominee
MTV TRL Award
Biggest Friggin Star to Ever Appear on TRL Award

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2017 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
2002 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
1993 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)
1990 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Glory (1989)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2001 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)
1992 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)
1989 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Glory (1989)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2017 Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
2013 Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2017 Nominee
NTFCA Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
3rd place

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

2017 Nominee
OFCC Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Online Film & Television Association

2017 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
Best Picture
Fences (2016)
Shared with:
9th Place
2000 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
The Hurricane (1999)
1997 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Drama Actor
Courage Under Fire (1996)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
2013 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2002 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Training Day (2001)

People's Choice Awards, USA

2017 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Movie Icon
2015 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Action Movie Actor
2008 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male Movie Star
2007 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male Movie Star
2005 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male Movie Star
2000 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor
1999 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor
Favorite Motion Picture Actor
1997 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor

PGA Awards

2017 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Fences (2016)
Shared with:
2003 Winner
Stanley Kramer Award
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Shared with:

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Fences (2016)
2003 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Director
Antwone Fisher (2002)

Publicists Guild of America

2017 Winner
Showmanship Award
Motion Picture

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2016 Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2014 Winner
Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2017 Winner
Modern Master Award

Satellite Awards

2016 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture
Fences (2016)
Best Director
Fences (2016)
2012 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture
Flight (2012)
2007 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
American Gangster (2007)
2003 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Director
Antwone Fisher (2002)
2002 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Training Day (2001)
2001 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Remember the Titans (2000)
2000 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
The Hurricane (1999)

Scream Awards

2010 Nominee
Scream Award
Best Science Fiction Actor
The Book of Eli (2010)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2018 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
2017 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Fences (2016)
Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Fences (2016)
Shared with:
2013 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Flight (2012)
2008 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
American Gangster (2007)
Shared with:
2002 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Training Day (2001)
2000 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
The Hurricane (1999)

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2017 Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

ShoWest Convention, USA

1997 Winner
ShoWest Award
Male Star of the Year

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
1997 Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Courage Under Fire (1996)
1993 Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Malcolm X (1992)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2012 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
Special Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)
Flight (2012)
Shared with:
For the plane crash sequence.

Sundance Film Festival

1993 Winner
Tribute to Independent Vision Award

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2016 Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)

Village Voice Film Poll

2016 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
5th place.
2012 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
6th place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
Fences (2016)
2012 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
Flight (2012)
2002 Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Director
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Tied with Sam Mendes for Road to Perdition (2002) and Spike Jonze for Adaptation. (2002).

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2017 Nominee
WFCC Award
Best Actor
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

Women in Film Crystal Awards

2000 Winner
Humanitarian Award
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