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Awards

Golden Globes, USA

2013 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
The Newsroom (2012)
2006 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
1987 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Something Wild (1986)
1986 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2018 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Godless (2017)
For playing "Frank Griffin".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
The Looming Tower (2018)
For playing "John O. Neill".
2015 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
The Newsroom (2012)
For playing "Will McAvoy".
2014 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
The Newsroom (2012)
For playing "Will McAvoy".
2013 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
The Newsroom (2012)
For playing "Will McAvoy".

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2016 Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Supporting Actor
Steve Jobs (2015)
2006 Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actor
The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1991 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Actor
Arachnophobia (1990)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2015 Nominee
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
Steve Jobs (2015)
Shared with:
2005 Nominee
ACCA
Best Actor in a Leading Role
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Best Cast Ensemble
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Shared with:
Best Cast Ensemble
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Shared with:
2002 Winner
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
The Hours (2002)
Shared with:

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2018 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series
Godless (2017)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1994 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Gettysburg (1993)

Chlotrudis Awards

2006 Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
1997 Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Fly Away Home (1996)

Fantasporto

1992 Winner
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Actor
Timescape (1992)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2006 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Gold Derby Awards

2018 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor
Godless (2017)
2016 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
Steve Jobs (2015)
Shared with:
2013 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Lead Actor
The Newsroom (2012)
2006 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actor
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
As Bernard Berkman
Ensemble Cast
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Shared with:
Ensemble Cast
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Shared with:
2005 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actor
The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004)
2003 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
The Hours (2002)
Shared with:

Gotham Awards

2005 Winner
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Ensemble Performance
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Shared with:
Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Ensemble Performance
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Shared with:

Las Palmas Film Festival

2008 Winner
Honorary Lady Harimaguada

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2007 Nominee
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
The Squid and the Whale (2005)

MTV Movie + TV Awards

1995 Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best On-Screen Duo
Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Shared with:

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2006 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actor
The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Online Film & Television Association

2018 Winner
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
Godless (2017)
2015 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Drama Series
The Newsroom (2012)
2013 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Drama Series
The Newsroom (2012)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2003 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Hours (2002)
Shared with:

Satellite Awards

2013 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Drama
The Newsroom (2012)
2012 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Drama
The Newsroom (2012)
2007 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama
The Lookout (2007)
1999 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Pleasantville (1998)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2018 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Godless (2017)
2014 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
The Newsroom (2012)
2013 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
The Newsroom (2012)
2006 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Shared with:
2003 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture
The Hours (2002)
Shared with:

Teen Choice Awards

2015 Nominee
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie: Chemistry
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Shared with:

US Comedy Arts Festival

2002 Winner
Audience Award
Super Sucker (2002)

Video Software Dealers Association

2002 Winner
Independent Career Achievement Award

Village Voice Film Poll

2005 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Performance
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
3rd place.

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