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Awards

Golden Globes, USA

1987 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
The Cosby Show (1984)
1986 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
The Cosby Show (1984)

Bill Cosby was not present at the award's ceremony. Co-Presenter Shelley Long accepted the award on... More

Bill Cosby was not present at the award's ceremony. Co-Presenter Shelley Long accepted the award on his behalf.

1985 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
The Cosby Show (1984)
1973 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best TV Actor - Comedy or Musical
The New Bill Cosby Show (1972)
1967 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best TV Star - Male
I Spy (1965)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2003 Winner
Bob Hope Humanitarian Award
1970 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)
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Outstanding New Series
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)
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Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)
For playing: "Chet Kincaid".
Outstanding Variety or Musical Program - Variety and Popular Music
The Second Bill Cosby Special (1969)
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1969 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety or Musical Program
The Bill Cosby Special (1968)
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1968 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series
I Spy (1965)
For playing: "Alexander Scott".
1967 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series
I Spy (1965)
1966 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series
I Spy (1965)

Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden

1990 Winner
TV Prize
Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man)
1989 Winner
TV Prize
Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man)
1987 Winner
TV Prize
Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man)
1986 Winner
TV Prize
Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man)

American Comedy Awards, USA

2014 Winner
American Comedy Award
Johnny Carson Award

BMI Film & TV Awards

1998 Winner
BMI TV Music Award
Cosby (1996)
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1997 Winner
BMI TV Music Award
Cosby (1996)
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1992 Winner
BMI TV Music Award
A Different World (1987)
Shared with:
The Cosby Show (1984)
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1991 Winner
BMI TV Music Award
A Different World (1987)
Shared with:
The Cosby Show (1984)
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1990 Winner
BMI TV Music Award
A Different World (1987)
Shared with:
The Cosby Show (1984)
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1989 Winner
BMI TV Music Award
A Different World (1987)
Shared with:
The Cosby Show (1984)
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1988 Winner
BMI TV Music Award
A Different World (1987)
Shared with:
The Cosby Show (1984)
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1987 Winner
BMI TV Music Award
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)
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Daytime Emmy Awards

2004 Winner
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Animated Program
Little Bill (1999)
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2002 Nominee
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
Little Bill (1999)
Shared with:
1986 Nominee
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972)
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1981 Winner
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming - Performers
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972)
1975 Nominee
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement Children's Programming
Highlights of Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus (1975)

Gold Derby Awards

2007 Winner
Gold Derby TV Award
Life Achievement (Performer)

Golden Apple Awards

1985 Winner
Golden Apple
Male Star of the Year
Together with Clint Eastwood.
1966 Winner
Golden Apple
Most Cooperative Actor

Grammy Awards

1987 Winner
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Those Of You With Or Without Children, You'll Understand "
Nominee
Grammy
Best Spoken Word Album
For the Album "Hardheaded Boys"
1984 Nominee
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
for the Album "Billy Cosby : Himself"
1977 Nominee
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Billy Cosby is Not Himself These Days , Rat Own , Rat Own , Rat Own"
1974 Nominee
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Fat Albert"
1973 Winner
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
Shared with:
For the Album "The Electric Company"
1972 Winner
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
For the Album "Bill Cosby Talks To Kids About Drugs "
Nominee
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "When I was a Kid"
1971 Nominee
Grammy
Best Spoken Word Album
For the Album "Grover Henson Feels Forgotton"
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Live: Madison Sqare Garden Center"
1970 Winner
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Bill Cosby"
1969 Winner
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "To Russell,My Brother,Whom I Slept With"
1968 Winner
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Revenge"
1967 Winner
Grammy
Best Comedy Performance
For the Album "Wonderfulness"
1966 Winner
Grammy
Best Comedy Performance
For the Album "Why Is There Air?"
1965 Winner
Grammy
Best Comedy Performance
For the Album "I Started Out as a Child"
1964 Nominee
Grammy
Best Comedy Performance
For the Album "Bill Cosby is a Very Funny Fellow Right"

Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA

1969 Winner
Man of the Year

Image Awards

2007 Winner
Hall of Fame
2001 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
Little Bill (1999)
Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special
2000 Essence Awards (2000)
Shared with:
1993 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
The Cosby Show (1984)
1976 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Let's Do It Again (1975)
1975 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
1971 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Man and Boy (1971)

Kids' Choice Awards, USA

1993 Winner
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Actor
The Cosby Show (1984)
1992 Winner
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Actor
The Cosby Show (1984)
1988 Nominee
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Actor
The Cosby Show (1984)

Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

2009 Winner
Mark Twain Prize
Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
rescinded in 2018

Online Film & Television Association

2000 Winner
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Actors and Actresses

People's Choice Awards, USA

1999 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Time Television Star
1997 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series
Tied with Michael J. Fox.
1992 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male TV Performer
1991 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
Favorite Male TV Performer
1990 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
Favorite Male TV Performer
1989 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Male Star
Favorite Male TV Performer
1988 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Time TV Star
Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
Favorite Male TV Performer
1987 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
Favorite Male TV Performer
1986 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer
Favorite Male TV Performer
1985 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program

Photoplay Awards

1966 Nominee
Gold Medal
Most Promising New Star (Male)

Razzie Awards

1988 Winner
Razzie Award
Worst Picture
Leonard Part 6 (1987)

Cosby became the first person to ever accept a Razzie Award, after Fox Broadcasting Company honored... More

Cosby became the first person to ever accept a Razzie Award, after Fox Broadcasting Company honored Cosby's request for his statuettes to be replicated (from the plastic originals) in gold and marble, at a cost of $30,000. Cosby later brought the trophies to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962), where he told Carson that being involved with the Razzies "was a lot of fun to do".

Worst Actor
Leonard Part 6 (1987)
Worst Screenplay
Leonard Part 6 (1987)
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Television Critics Association Awards

2002 Winner
Career Achievement Award

On September 25, 2018, the Television Critics Association announced that they had voted to rescind ... More

On September 25, 2018, the Television Critics Association announced that they had voted to rescind the Career Achievement Award they had given to Bill Cosby in 2002. The announcement was released on the same day that Cosby was sentenced to 3 to 10 years in state prison drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 14 years earlier.

1997 Nominee
Career Achievement Award
1985 Nominee
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
The Cosby Show (1984)

The Kennedy Center Honors

1998 Winner
Kennedy Center Honors
rescinded in 2018

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

1987 Nominee
Stinker Award
Worst Picture
Leonard Part 6 (1987)

TV Guide Awards

2000 Nominee
TV Guide Award
Favorite Actor in a Comedy
Cosby (1996)
1999 Nominee
TV Guide Award
Favorite Actor in a Comedy
Cosby (1996)

TV Land Awards

2011 Winner
Impact Award
The Cosby Show (1984)
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Viewers for Quality Television Awards

1986 Winner
Q Award
Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series
The Cosby Show (1984)
1985 Winner
Q Award
Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series
The Cosby Show (1984)

Walk of Fame

1977 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Television
On 23 November 1977. At 6930 Hollywood Blvd.

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