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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2014 Nominee
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Golden Globes, USA

2014 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2010 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Endgame (2009)
2007 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Kinky Boots (2005)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2014 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
For playing "Louis Lester".

BAFTA Awards

2014 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Leading Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2006 Nominee
Rising Star Award

AACTA International Awards

2014 Winner
AACTA International Award
Best Lead Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

2014 Winner
Hollywood Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

2007 Winner
AAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Talk to Me (2007)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2013 Nominee
EDA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

American Black Film Festival

2004 Winner
Best Performance by an Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Austin Film Critics Association

2013 Winner
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2013 Nominee
ACCA
Best Actor in a Leading Role
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2006 Nominee
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
Children of Men (2006)
Shared with:

BET Awards

2014 Winner
BET Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Winner
BFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Best Ensemble
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:

Black Movie Awards

2006 Nominee
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Kinky Boots (2005)

Black Reel Awards

2016 Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture
The Martian (2015)
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
Z for Zachariah (2015)
2014 Winner
Black Reel
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Outstanding Actor, TV Movie or Mini-Series
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2010 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actor
2012 (2009)
2008 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Actor
Redbelt (2008)
2007 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actor
Children of Men (2006)
Best Supporting Actor
Kinky Boots (2005)
2006 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actor
Serenity (2005)
2004 Winner
Black Reel
Film: Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Boston Online Film Critics Association

2013 Winner
BOFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2013 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

British Independent Film Awards

2015 Winner
Richard Harris Award
2005 Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Best Actor
Kinky Boots (2005)
2003 Winner
British Independent Film Award
Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Most Promising Newcomer
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2014 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

2014 Winner
Broadcasting Press Guild Award
Best Actor
Dancing on the Edge (2013)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2014 Winner
COFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2004 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Winner
CFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2004 Nominee
CFCA Award
Most Promising Performer
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Chicago International Film Festival

2008 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Short Film
Slapper (2008)

CinEuphoria Awards

2015 Winner
CinEuphoria
Best Duo - International Competition
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:
Nominee
CinEuphoria
Best Actor - International Competition
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Critics Choice Television Awards

2014 Nominee
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries
Dancing on the Edge (2013)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Denver Film Critics Society

2014 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Detroit Film Critics Society, US

2013 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Empire Awards, UK

2014 Nominee
Empire Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

European Film Awards

2003 Nominee
European Film Award
European Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

2003 Winner
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2014 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2008 Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Supporting Male
Talk to Me (2007)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Winner
FFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2014 Nominee
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year - Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

2014 Winner
GAFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gold Derby Awards

2014 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:
Lead Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2013 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Actor of the Year
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Gotham Awards

2013 Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2007 Winner
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Ensemble Performance
Talk to Me (2007)
Shared with:

Guardian Film Awards, UK

2014 Nominee
Guardian Film Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Winner
HFCS Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

IGN Summer Movie Awards

2013 Winner
IGN Award
Best Movie Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Image Awards

2016 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
The Martian (2015)
2014 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2010 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
2012 (2009)
2008 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Talk to Me (2007)
2007 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2013 Winner
IFJA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2013 Winner
ICP Award
Best Lead Performance
12 Years a Slave (2013)

International Cinephile Society Awards

2014 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2014 Nominee
INOCA
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2nd place.
2004 Nominee
INOCA
Best Breakthrough
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2014 Winner
IFC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Irish Film and Television Awards

2014 Winner
IFTA Award
Best International Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Ischia Global Film & Music Festival

2014 Winner
Ischia Actor Award
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2014 Winner
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Nominee
ALFS Award
British Actor of the Year
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2006 Nominee
ALFS Award
British Actor of the Year
Kinky Boots (2005)
2003 Nominee
ALFS Award
British Actor of the Year
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Monte-Carlo TV Festival

2007 Winner
Golden Nymph
Mini-Series - Best Performance by an Actor
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)

MTV Movie + TV Awards

2014 Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best Male Performance
12 Years a Slave (2013)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2014 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Tied with Oscar Isaac for Inside Llewyn Davis (2013).

New York Film Critics, Online

2013 Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

North Carolina Film Critics Association

2014 Winner
NCFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2014 Winner
NTFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

2014 Winner
OFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Online Film & Television Association

2014 Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2007 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
2004 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Breakthrough Performance: Male
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2004 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Breakthrough Performance
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Actor in a Leading Role
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Best Acting Ensemble
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:
2004 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Ensemble Acting
Love Actually (2003)
Shared with:

Richard Attenborough Film Awards, UK

2014 Winner
RAFA
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2003 Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2013 Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Satellite Awards

2013 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Dancing on the Edge (2013)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2014 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:
2008 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
American Gangster (2007)
Shared with:

Seattle Film Critics Awards

2014 Nominee
Seattle Film Critics Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Best Ensemble Cast
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2013 Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Special Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)
12 Years a Slave (2013)
For the hanging scene.

The Webby Awards

2014 Winner
Webby Award
Best Drama, Individual Short Or Episode
Columbite Tantalite (2013)
Shared with:

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
TFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Winner
UFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2014 Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)

Village Voice Film Poll

2013 Winner
VVFP Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2003 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Performance
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
6th place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2003 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Winner
WFCC Award
Best Actor
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Best Male Images in a Movie
12 Years a Slave (2013)

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