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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2018 Nominee
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
The Shape of Water (2017)
2017 Nominee
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Hidden Figures (2016)
2012 Winner
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
The Help (2011)

Golden Globes, USA

2018 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
The Shape of Water (2017)
2017 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Hidden Figures (2016)
2012 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
The Help (2011)

BAFTA Awards

2018 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)
2012 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

AACTA International Awards

2014 Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Supporting Actress
Fruitvale Station (2013)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2018 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

2014 Nominee
Hollywood Award
Best Supporting Actress
Fruitvale Station (2013)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

2014 Winner
AAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Black or White (2014)
2011 Winner
AAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2017 Nominee
AWFJ EDA Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Hidden Figures (2016)
2012 Winner
EDA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)
Tied with Janet McTeer for Albert Nobbs (2011).

Austin Film Critics Association

2017 Nominee
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2017 Nominee
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
The Shape of Water (2017)
Shared with:
2016 Nominee
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
Hidden Figures (2016)
Shared with:
2011 Nominee
ACCA
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The Help (2011)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

2011 Winner
BFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)
Best Ensemble
The Help (2011)
Shared with:

Black Reel Awards

2018 Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture
The Shape of Water (2017)
2015 Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture
Snowpiercer (2013)
2014 Winner
Black Reel
Outstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie or Mini-Series
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture
Fruitvale Station (2013)
2013 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actress
Smashed (2012)
2012 Winner
Black Reel
Outstanding Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)
Nominee
Black Reel
Best Breakthrough Performance
The Help (2011)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2018 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)
2012 Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2012 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Ensemble
The Help (2011)
Shared with:

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2017 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)
5th place
2011 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Denver Film Critics Society

2017 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Hidden Figures (2016)
2014 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Fruitvale Station (2013)

Elle Women in Hollywood Awards

2012 Winner
Woman of the Year

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2016 Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Hidden Figures (2016)

Gold Derby Awards

2018 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)
Ensemble Cast
The Shape of Water (2017)
Shared with:
2017 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
Hidden Figures (2016)
Shared with:
2012 Winner
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)
Ensemble Cast
The Help (2011)
Shared with:

Golden Schmoes Awards

2017 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actress of the Year
The Shape of Water (2017)
2016 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actress of the Year
Hidden Figures (2016)
2011 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actress of the Year
The Help (2011)

Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA

2017 Winner
Woman of the Year

Hawaii Film Critics Society

2018 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)
2017 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Hidden Figures (2016)

Hollywood Film Awards

2011 Winner
Hollywood Film Award
Ensemble of the Year
The Help (2011)
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Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2018 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)
2017 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Hidden Figures (2016)
2013 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Fruitvale Station (2013)
2011 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Image Awards

2018 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Gifted (2017)
2017 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Hidden Figures (2016)
2015 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
Red Band Society (2014)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Get on Up (2014)
2014 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Fruitvale Station (2013)
2012 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
The Help (2011)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2012 Nominee
INOCA
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2012 Nominee
IFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2016 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Supporting Actress
Hidden Figures (2016)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2012 Nominee
ALFS Award
Supporting Actress of the Year
The Help (2011)

National Board of Review, USA

2013 Winner
NBR Award
Best Supporting Actress
Fruitvale Station (2013)
2011 Winner
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
The Help (2011)
Shared with:

Nevada Film Critics Society

2012 Winner
NFCS Award
Best Ensemble Cast
The Help (2011)
Shared with:

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2018 Nominee
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)
2017 Nominee
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Hidden Figures (2016)
4th place
2012 Winner
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

2011 Winner
OFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Online Film & Television Association

2018 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)
Best Ensemble
The Shape of Water (2017)
Shared with:
2017 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Hidden Figures (2016)
2012 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Hidden Figures (2016)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2018 Winner
Chairman's Vanguard Award
The Shape of Water (2017)
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"Guillermo del Toro is a master storyteller, whose boundless imagination has crafted a visually ... More

"Guillermo del Toro is a master storyteller, whose boundless imagination has crafted a visually dazzling fable with The Shape of Water. This romantic story of a woman discovering herself as she falls for someone otherworldly is driven by an astounding performance by Sally Hawkins, and features an acclaimed cast including Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins, Michael Shannon, Doug Jones and Michael Stulhbarg. This exemplary group of actors brings to life this magical ode to cinema."

2017 Winner
Ensemble Cast Award
Hidden Figures (2016)
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"History has its share of incredible untold stories, and this is one of the most compelling, the ... More

"History has its share of incredible untold stories, and this is one of the most compelling, the tale of three African-American women - engineers, physicists, mathematicians - who in their work for NASA in the early 1960s were integral in calculating the flight trajectories for Project Mercury and Apollo 11," said Festival Chairman Harold Maztner. "Fueled by the performances of Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe, the ensemble cast also features outstanding performances from Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Glen Powell and many others. The Palm Springs International Film Festival is proud to present the entire cast of Hidden Figures with the 2017 Ensemble Performance Award."

2012 Winner
Breakthrough Performance Award
The Help (2011)

People's Choice Awards, USA

2015 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Actress in a New TV Series

Phoenix Critics Circle

2017 Nominee
PCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2017 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The Shape of Water (2017)
2011 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The Help (2011)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2013 Nominee
SFFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Fruitvale Station (2013)

Satellite Awards

2016 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Hidden Figures (2016)
2011 Winner
Special Achievement Award
Best Ensemble, Motion Picture
The Help (2011)
Shared with:
Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The Help (2011)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2017 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Hidden Figures (2016)
Shared with:
Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Hidden Figures (2016)
2012 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
The Help (2011)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Help (2011)
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SoHo International Film Festival

2012 Nominee
Festival Prize
Best Showcase Short Film
The Unforgiving Minute (2010)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Ensemble
The Help (2011)
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St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2017 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Shape of Water (2017)
2011 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)
Tied with Shailene Woodley for The Descendants (2011).

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Fruitvale Station (2013)
2011 Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Help (2011)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2011 Winner
WFCC Award
Women's Work/Best Ensemble
The Help (2011)
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