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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1963 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
1961 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)

Golden Globes, USA

1996 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995)
1963 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Supporting Actress
Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
1961 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Supporting Actress
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)
Most Promising Newcomer - Female
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2006 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Desperate Housewives (2004)

For playing "Phyllis Van De Kamp". For episodes "Next","You Could Drive a Person Crazy" and "You'll... More

For playing "Phyllis Van De Kamp". For episodes "Next","You Could Drive a Person Crazy" and "You'll Never Get Away from Me".

1995 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
NYPD Blue (1993)
For episode "Large Mouth Bass". For playing "Agnes Cantwell".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995)

For playing "Peggy Buckey". Tied with Judy Davis for Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer... More

For playing "Peggy Buckey". Tied with Judy Davis for Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995).

1992 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Law & Order (1990)
For playing: "Melanie Cullen". For episode: "The Wages of Love".
1990 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Thirtysomething (1987)
For playing "Ruth Murdoch". For episode "Arizona".
1989 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
The Equalizer (1985)
For playing "Mrs. Robert McCall". For episode "Time Present, Time Past".
1988 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series
Thirtysomething (1987)
For playing "Ruth Murdock". For episode "The Parents Are Coming".
1981 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
Playing for Time (1980)
For playing: "Frau Lagerfuhrerin Maria Mandel".

CableACE Awards

1995 Nominee
CableACE
Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995)

Gold Derby Awards

2006 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Comedy Guest Actress
Desperate Housewives (2004)

High Falls Film Festival

2006 Winner
Susan B. Anthony 'Failure is Impossible' Award

Laurel Awards

1968 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Female Supporting Performance
Petulia (1968)
5th place.

Online Film & Television Association

2005 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Desperate Housewives (2004)

Razzie Awards

1982 Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Supporting Actress
Endless Love (1981)

Satellite Awards

1999 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
The Wedding (1998)
1998 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
As Good as It Gets (1997)

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

1981 Nominee
Stinker Award
Worst On-Screen Couple
Endless Love (1981)
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Venice Film Festival

1967 Winner
Volpi Cup
Best Actress
Dutchman (1966)

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