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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1999 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Winner
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Sling Blade (1996)
Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Sling Blade (1996)

Golden Globes, USA

2017 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Goliath (2016)
2015 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Fargo (2014)
2004 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Bad Santa (2003)
2002 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Bandits (2001)
1999 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
A Simple Plan (1998)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2014 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Fargo (2014)
For playing "Lorne Malvo".

20/20 Awards

2017 Nominee
Felix
Best Actor
Sling Blade (1996)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sling Blade (1996)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2002 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
2001 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Writing
The Gift (2000)
Shared with:
1999 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Winner
President's Award

AFI Awards, USA

2002 Nominee
AFI Award
Actor of the Year - Male - Movies
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

1996 Nominee
Honorable Mentions (The Next Ten Best Picture Contenders)
Honorable Mentions
Sling Blade (1996)

Behind the Voice Actors Awards

2012 Nominee
BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award
Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film
Puss in Boots (2011)
Shared with:

Berlin International Film Festival

2012 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Best Film
Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

1999 Nominee
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Supporting Actor - Sci-Fi
Armageddon (1998)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1998 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
Tied with William H. Macy for Pleasantville (1998), A Civil Action (1998) and Psycho (1998).
1996 Nominee
BSFC Award
Best New Filmmaker
Sling Blade (1996)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
Primary Colors (1998)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2004 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Actor
Bad Santa (2003)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Sling Blade (1996)

Chicago International Film Festival

1996 Winner
Special Jury Prize
Special Jury Award
Sling Blade (1996)

Chlotrudis Awards

2002 Winner
Audience Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
1999 Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Sling Blade (1996)
Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Sling Blade (1996)

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

2001 Winner
Maverick Tribute Award

Crime Thriller Awards, UK

2014 Nominee
Dagger
Best Supporting Actor
Fargo (2014)

Critics Choice Television Awards

2014 Winner
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries
Fargo (2014)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2002 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
1999 Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)

Daytime Emmy Awards

2000 Nominee
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Special
AMC: Film Preservation Classics (1996)
Shared with:
For episode "Film Preservation Classics with Billy Bob Thornton".

DVD Exclusive Awards

2003 Nominee
DVD Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary, New Release
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Shared with:

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1997 Winner
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Sling Blade (1996)

Empire Awards, UK

2002 Nominee
Empire Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Fantasporto

1993 Winner
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Screenplay
One False Move (1992)
Shared with:

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1997 Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best First Feature
Sling Blade (1996)
Shared with:
1993 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Screenplay
One False Move (1992)
Shared with:

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2002 Winner
FFCC Award
Best Actor
Bandits (2001)
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Monster's Ball (2001)

Gold Derby Awards

2015 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Comedy Guest Actor
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
2014 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Lead Actor
Fargo (2014)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2001 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Favorite Celebrity of the Year

Humanitas Prize

1996 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
A Family Thing (1996)
Shared with:

IGN Summer Movie Awards

2014 Nominee
IGN Award
Best TV Villain
Fargo (2014)
For playing "Lorne Malvo"

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

1996 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Sling Blade (1996)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2002 Winner
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1998 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)
Tied with Bill Murray for Rushmore (1998) and Wild Things (1998).

National Board of Review, USA

2001 Winner
NBR Award
Best Actor
Monster's Ball (2001)
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Bandits (2001)
1996 Winner
Special Achievement Award
Sling Blade (1996)
For special achievement in filmmaking

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1999 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)

Online Film & Television Association

2015 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
2014 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Fargo (2014)
2002 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
1999 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
1999 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)

Paris Film Festival

2001 Nominee
Grand Prix
All the Pretty Horses (2000)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Actor in a Leading Role
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Bandits (2001)

Russian Guild of Film Critics

2002 Winner
Golden Aries
Best Foreign Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

1998 Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)

Satellite Awards

2018 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Drama/Genre
Goliath (2016)
2016 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Drama/Genre
Goliath (2016)
2014 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Drama
Fargo (2014)
2004 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Bad Santa (2003)
2002 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Monster's Ball (2001)
1999 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Drama
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Sling Blade (1996)
Best Screenplay, Original
Sling Blade (1996)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2015 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Fargo (2014)
1999 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
A Simple Plan (1998)
1997 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Sling Blade (1996)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Sling Blade (1996)
Shared with:

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2001 Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
1999 Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
A Simple Plan (1998)

Teen Choice Awards

2004 Nominee
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Sleazebag
Bad Santa (2003)

Walk of Fame

2004 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On 7 October 2004. At 6801 Hollywood Blvd.

Writers Guild of America, USA

1997 Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Sling Blade (1996)

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