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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1984 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Cross Creek (1983)

Golden Globes, USA

2001 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Holiday Heart (2000)
1998 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
1993 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Passion Fish (1992)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2013 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Steel Magnolias (2012)
For playing "Ouiser".
2011 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
True Blood (2008)
For playing "Ruby Jean Reynolds"
2008 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007)
For playing: "Edna Reilly".
2006 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Desperate Housewives (2004)
For playing: "Betty Applewhite".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Water Is Wide (2006)
For playing: "Mrs. Brown".
2003 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
The Practice (1997)
For playing "Denise Freeman".
1998 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
For playing "Dr. Roxanne Turner". For episode "Mercy".
1997 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
For playing: "Eunice Evers".
1996 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Gulliver's Travels (1996)
For playing "Queen of Brobdingnag".
1995 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
The Piano Lesson (1995)
For playing "Berniece Charles".
1990 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (1989)
For playing "Mary Thomas".
1988 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series
St. Elsewhere (1982)
For playing "Dr. Roxanne Turner". For episode "The Abby Singer Show".
1987 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series
L.A. Law (1986)
For episode "Pilot (#1.0)". For playing "Adrain Moore". For the series' pilot.
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Unnatural Causes (1986)
For playing "Maude DeVictor".
1986 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
St. Elsewhere (1982)
For playing "Roxanne Turner".
1985 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
Words by Heart (1985)
For playing "Claudie Sills".
1984 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Hill Street Blues (1981)
For playing "Doris Robson". For episode: "Doris in Wonderland".

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2009 Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Buddy Picture
The Family That Preys (2008)
Shared with:
Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actress
The Family That Preys (2008)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1994 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actress
Heart and Souls (1993)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

1999 Nominee
Black Film Award
Best Actress
Down in the Delta (1998)

Accolade Competition

2014 Winner
Award of Excellence Special Mention
Documentary Feature
Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa (2014)

BET Awards

2006 Nominee
BET Award
Best Actress
Something New (2006)
Desperate Housewives (2004)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

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

Black Movie Awards

2006 Nominee
Black Movie Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Something New (2006)

Black Reel Awards

2013 Winner
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actress
Steel Magnolias (2012)
2010 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actress
American Violet (2008)
2008 Nominee
Black Reel
Best Actress
The Family That Preys (2008)
2007 Winner
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actress
The Water Is Wide (2006)
2001 Nominee
Black Reel
Theatrical - Best Actress
What's Cooking? (2000)
Network/Cable - Best Actress
Holiday Heart (2000)
2000 Nominee
Black Reel
Network/Cable - Best Actress
Funny Valentines (1999)

CableACE Awards

1997 Winner
CableACE
Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
Nominee
CableACE
Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
The Member of the Wedding (1997)
1989 Winner
ACE
Actress in a Movie or Miniseries
Mandela (1987)

Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards

2005 Winner
Camie
Radio (2003)
Shared with:

Critics Choice Television Awards

2013 Nominee
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries
Steel Magnolias (2012)

Daytime Emmy Awards

2001 Nominee
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special
The Wishing Tree (1999)
For playing "Clara".

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1999 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Female Lead
Down in the Delta (1998)
1993 Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Supporting Female
Passion Fish (1992)

Fright Meter Awards

2014 Nominee
Fright Meter Award
Best Supporting Actress
Annabelle (2014)

Gold Derby Awards

2014 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:
2013 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress
Steel Magnolias (2012)
2006 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Ensemble of the Year
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Shared with:

Gracie Allen Awards

2011 Winner
Gracie
Outstanding Supporting Actress - Drama Series
Memphis Beat (2010)

Image Awards

2019 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
Luke Cage (2016)
2015 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
State of Affairs (2014)
2014 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Steel Magnolias (2012)
2012 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Memphis Beat (2010)
2011 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Memphis Beat (2010)
2010 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
American Violet (2008)
2009 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
The Family That Preys (2008)
2004 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Radio (2003)
2002 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
K-PAX (2001)
2001 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Love & Basketball (2000)
Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Holiday Heart (2000)
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
The Wishing Tree (1999)
1999 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture
Down in the Delta (1998)
1998 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
1997 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
1996 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series
The Piano Lesson (1995)
Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
1995 Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture
Bopha! (1993)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Passion Fish (1992)
1992 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie
A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (1989)
1990 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie
Mandela (1987)
1989 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television Movie
Unnatural Causes (1986)
1984 Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Cross Creek (1983)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1992 Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Passion Fish (1992)

NAMIC Vision Awards

2015 Nominee
Vision Award
Best Performance - Drama
State of Affairs (2014)
2011 Nominee
Vision Award
Best Performance - Drama
Memphis Beat (2010)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1994 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Crooklyn (1994)
1992 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Passion Fish (1992)

New York Women in Film & Television

2002 Winner
Muse Award

Online Film & Television Association

2013 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Steel Magnolias (2012)
2006 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
The Water Is Wide (2006)
2003 Winner
OFTA Television Award
Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series
The Practice (1997)
2001 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Holiday Heart (2000)
1998 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
1997 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actress
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Acting Ensemble
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:

Richmond International Film Festival

2019 Winner
Founder's Award

Satellite Awards

1998 Winner
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
1997 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Gulliver's Travels (1996)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2014 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Shared with:
2013 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Steel Magnolias (2012)
2007 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Shared with:
2006 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Shared with:
1998 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
1996 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
The Piano Lesson (1995)
Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Shared with:

Seattle Film Critics Awards

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

Society of Camera Operators

2015 Winner
Governors' Award

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2011 Nominee
Acting and Activism Award

Women in Film Crystal Awards

1995 Winner
Crystal Award

Women's Image Network Awards

2013 Nominee
WIN Award
Outstanding Actress Made for Television Movie / Mini-Series
Steel Magnolias (2012)

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