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Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards

2011 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
Mildred Pierce (2011)
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2006 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
The West Wing (1999)
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Outstanding Made for Television Movie
Mrs. Harris (2005)
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2005 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
The West Wing (1999)
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2004 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
The West Wing (1999)
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2003 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
The West Wing (1999)
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2002 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
The West Wing (1999)
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Outstanding Special Class Program
The West Wing Documentary Special (2002)
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Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
ER (1994)
For episode "On The Beach".
2001 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
The West Wing (1999)
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Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
ER (1994)
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2000 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
The West Wing (1999)
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Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
ER (1994)
For episode "Such Sweet Sorrow".
Outstanding Drama Series
ER (1994)
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1999 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
ER (1994)
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1998 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
ER (1994)
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1997 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
ER (1994)
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Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
ER (1994)
For episode "Faith".
1996 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
ER (1994)
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Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
ER (1994)
For episode "The Healers".
1995 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
ER (1994)
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1992 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Drama Series
China Beach (1988)
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For episode "Hello-Goodbye".
1991 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
China Beach (1988)
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1990 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
China Beach (1988)
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1989 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series
China Beach (1988)
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AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2011 Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Screenwriter
The Company Men (2010)
Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
The Company Men (2010)

American Screenwriters Association, USA

2002 Winner
Screenwriting Hall of Fame

American Society of Cinematographers, USA

2014 Winner
Board of the Governors Award

Casting Society of America, USA

2006 Winner
Career Achievement Award

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Nominee
CFCA Award
Most Promising Filmmaker
The Company Men (2010)

Chicago International Film Festival

2013 Nominee
Audience Choice Award
August: Osage County (2013)

Christopher Awards

2001 Winner
Christopher Award
Television & Cable
Take This Sabbath Day (2000)
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Directors Guild of America, USA

1997 Winner
DGA Diversity Award

Gotham Awards

2010 Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Breakthrough Director
The Company Men (2010)

Humanitas Prize

2007 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
The West Wing (1999)
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For episode "Election Day", part II.
2005 Winner
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
The West Wing (1999)
For episode "NSF Thurmont".
2004 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
ER (1994)
For episode "Makemba".
2003 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
ER (1994)
For episode "On The Beach".
2001 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
ER (1994)
For episode "A Walk In The Woods".
1996 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
ER (1994)
For episode "The Healers".
1992 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
90 Minute Category
China Beach (1988)
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1991 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
China Beach (1988)
For episode "One Small Step".
1990 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
China Beach (1988)
For episode "Dear China Beach".

New York Film Critics, Online

2010 Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Debut as Director
The Company Men (2010)

New York Women in Film & Television

2006 Winner
Muse Award

Online Film & Television Association

2014 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Direction in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
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Best Writing in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
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2011 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best First Screenplay
The Company Men (2010)

PGA Awards

2005 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award in Television
Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
The West Wing (1999)
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2004 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
The West Wing (1999)
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2003 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
The West Wing (1999)
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2002 Winner
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
The West Wing (1999)
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2001 Winner
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
The West Wing (1999)
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2000 Winner
Vision Award
Television
ER (1994)
Third Watch (1999)
The West Wing (1999)
Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television
The West Wing (1999)
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1995 Winner
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television
ER (1994)
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Prism Awards

2012 Winner
Prism Award
Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline
Southland (2009)
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Publicists Guild of America

2002 Winner
Showmanship Award
Television

Retirement Research Foundation, USA

1995 Winner
Wise Owl Award - Honorable Mention
Television and Theatrical Film Fiction
ER (1994)
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For episode "Day One".

Twin Cities Film Fest, US

2013 Winner
Festival Award
Best Film
August: Osage County (2013)

Walk of Fame

2012 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Television
On January 12, 2012. At 6533 Hollywood Blvd.

Women's Image Network Awards

2006 Winner
WIN Award
Outstanding Made for Television Movies
Mrs. Harris (2005)
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Writers Guild of America, USA

2007 Winner
Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement
Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
The West Wing (1999)
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2006 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Dramatic Series
The West Wing (1999)
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2003 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
ER (1994)
For ER: On the Beach (2002).
2000 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
ER (1994)
For ER: The Storm: Part 1 (1999).
1992 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
China Beach (1988)
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For China Beach: Escape (1990).
Episodic Drama
China Beach (1988)
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1990 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Drama
China Beach (1988)

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