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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2002 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1999 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Golden Globes, USA

1999 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Gods and Monsters (1998)
1997 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Rasputin (1996)
1996 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Richard III (1995)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2010 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Prisoner (2009)
For playing "Number Two and Curtis".
2009 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Great Performances (1971)
For playing: "King Lear". For episode: "King Lear (#37.11)".
2007 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Extras (2005)
For playing himself. For episode "Ian McKellen".
1996 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
Rasputin (1996)
For playing "Nicholas".
1994 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
And the Band Played On (1993)
For playing "Bill Kraus".

BAFTA Awards

2016 Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Dresser (2015)
2004 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2002 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1997 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Richard III (1995)
Shared with:
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Richard III (1995)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2016 Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actor
Mr. Holmes (2015)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2013 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
2004 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2002 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1999 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
Apt Pupil (1998)

Annie Awards

2007 Winner
Annie
Best Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
Flushed Away (2006)
As the voice of the Toad.

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2003 Winner
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
2002 Nominee
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
2001 Winner
ACCA
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Best Cast Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shared with:
1998 Nominee
ACCA
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Berlin International Film Festival

2006 Winner
Honorary Golden Berlin Bear

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

2001 Nominee
Blockbuster Entertainment Award
Favorite Villain (Internet Only)
X-Men (2000)

British Independent Film Awards

2003 Winner
Variety Award
1999 Winner
British Independent Film Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
1999 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Apt Pupil (1998)

CableACE Awards

1995 Winner
CableACE
Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
And the Band Played On (1993)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Chlotrudis Awards

1999 Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)
1996 Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Richard III (1995)

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

2002 Winner
Maverick Tribute Award

CinEuphoria Awards

2015 Winner
CinEuphoria
Freedom of Expression - Honorary Award
For his ongoing efforts to promote LGBT rights.

DVD Exclusive Awards

2003 Nominee
DVD Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary, New Release
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shared with:
And other cast. For the Extended Edition.

Empire Awards, UK

2004 Nominee
Empire Award
Best British Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
2003 Nominee
Empire Award
Best British Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
2002 Nominee
Empire Award
Best British Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

European Film Awards

1996 Winner
European Film Award
European Actor of the Year
Richard III (1995)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

1997 Winner
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
Richard III (1995)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1999 Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

1999 Winner
FFCC Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Apt Pupil (1998)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2013 Winner
Timeless Award
To an actor or performer whose exemplary career is marked by character, wisdom and wit.

Genie Awards

2005 Nominee
Genie
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Emile (2003)

GLAAD Media Awards

1993 Winner
Stephen F. Kolzak Award

Gold Derby Awards

2010 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actor of the Decade
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
As Gandalf
Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Actor
The Prisoner (2009)
2009 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Actor of the Decade
King Lear (2008)
2007 Winner
Gold Derby TV Award
Comedy Guest Actor
Extras (2005)
2004 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
2003 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:

Golden Schmoes Awards

2001 Winner
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actor of the Year
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Irish Film and Television Awards

2007 Nominee
Audience Award
Best International Actor
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

1998 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

L.A. Outfest

1998 Winner
Outfest Achievement Award

London Critics Circle Film Awards

1997 Winner
ALFS Award
British Actor of the Year
Richard III (1995)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1998 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

MTV Movie + TV Awards

2002 Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best Fight
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shared with:

National Board of Review, USA

2003 Winner
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
1998 Winner
NBR Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1999 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1998 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2016 Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Actor
Mr. Holmes (2015)

Online Film & Television Association

2016 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Mr. Holmes (2015)
2009 Winner
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
King Lear (2008)
2007 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Extras (2005)
2002 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1999 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Best Drama Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actor
Apt Pupil (1998)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2015 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Mr. Holmes (2015)
2003 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
2002 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1999 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Ensemble Acting
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
2003 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
2002 Winner
PFCS Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shared with:

Royal Television Society, UK

1983 Winner
RTS Television Award
Best Performance
Walter (1982)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

1998 Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2015 Nominee
SFFCC Award
Best Actor
Mr. Holmes (2015)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2009 Winner
Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award
1998 Winner
Silver Seashell
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Satellite Awards

2009 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
The Prisoner (2009)
2002 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1999 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Gods and Monsters (1998)
1997 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Rasputin (1996)

Savannah Film Festival

2010 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2004 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Shared with:
2003 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Shared with:
2002 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Shared with:
1999 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Seattle International Film Festival

2015 Nominee
Golden Space Needle Award
Best Actor
Mr. Holmes (2015)
1st runner-up

SESC Film Festival, Brazil

2000 Winner
Critics Award
Best Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro)
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Winner
Audience Award
Best Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro)
Gods and Monsters (1998)

SFX Awards, UK

2003 Nominee
SFX Award
Best SF or Fantasy Film Actor
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Gods and Monsters (1998)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2015 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Actor
Mr. Holmes (2015)

Teen Choice Awards

2006 Nominee
Teen Choice Award
Movies - Choice Sleazebag
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
2003 Nominee
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Villain
X2 (2003)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2001 Nominee
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Performance, Male
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
1998 Winner
TFCA Award
Best Performance, Male
Gods and Monsters (1998)

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