Forest Whitaker Awards



  • Forest Whitaker
    • Famous as : Actor
    • Birth Name : Forest Steven Whitaker
    • Birth Date : July 15, 1961
    • Birth Place : Longview, Texas, USA
    • Spouse : Keisha Nash (actress, since 4-May-96)
    • Claim to Fame : As Charlie 'Bird' Parker in "Bird" (1988)

Forest Whitaker Awards

  • Academy Awards, USA

    • 2007
    • Won Oscar 
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
  • Acapulco Black Film Festival

    • 1999
    • Got nomination for Acapulco Black Film Award 
    • Best Director
    • for Hope Floats (1998)
  • African-American Film Critics Association Awards

    • 2013
    • Won AAFCA Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
  • BAFTA Awards

    • 2007
    • Won BAFTA Film Award 
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
  • BET Awards

    • 2014
    • Got nomination for BET Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • 2007
    • Won BET Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
  • Black Reel Awards

    • 2014
    • Got nomination for Black Reel 
    • Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture
    • for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
    • 2007
    • Won Black Reel 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • 2004
    • Won Black Reel 
    • Television: Best Actor
    • for Deacons for Defense (2003) (TV Movie)
    • 2004
    • Got nomination for Black Reel 
    • Film: Best Supporting Actor
    • for Phone Booth (2002)
    • 2003
    • Got nomination for Black Reel 
    • Theatrical - Best Supporting Actor
    • for Panic Room (2002)
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

    • 1997
    • Won Blockbuster Entertainment Award 
    • Favorite Supporting Actor - Drama
    • for Phenomenon (1996)
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

    • 2006
    • Won BSFC Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
  • British Independent Film Awards

    • 2007
    • Got nomination for British Independent Film Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
  • Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

    • 2014
    • Won Joel Siegel Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
    • 2007
    • Won BFCA Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
  • Cannes Film Festival

    • 1988
    • Won Cannes Film Best Actor 
    • Best Actor
    • for Bird (1988)
  • Capri, Hollywood

    • 2006
    • Won Capri Legend Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for Bird (1988)
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

    • 2006
    • Won CFCA Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

    • 2006
    • Won DFWFCA Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
  • Deauville Film Festival

    • 1993
    • Got nomination for Deauville Film Critics Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for Strapped (1993) (TV Movie)
  • Emmy Awards

    • 2007
    • Got nomination for Emmy 
    • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
    • for ER (2006) (TV)
    • 2003
    • Won Emmy 
    • Outstanding Made for Television Movie
    • for Door to Door (2002I) (TV Movie)
    • shared with David A. Rosemont (executive producer); Dan Angel (executive producer); Billy Brown
  • Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

    • 2006
    • Won FFCC Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with David A. Rosemont (executive producer); Dan Angel (executive producer); Billy Brown
  • Golden Globes, USA

    • 2007
    • Won Golden Globe 
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with David A. Rosemont (executive producer); Dan Angel (executive producer); Billy Brown
    • 1989
    • Got nomination for Golden Globe 
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
    • for Bird (1988)
    • shared with David A. Rosemont (executive producer); Dan Angel (executive producer); Billy Brown
  • Gotham Awards

    • 2013
    • Won Actor Tribute 
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
    • for Bird (1988)
    • shared with David A. Rosemont (executive producer); Dan Angel (executive producer); Billy Brown
    • 2013
    • Got nomination for Audience Award 
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
    • for Fruitvale Station (2013)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • Hollywood Film Festival

    • 2006
    • Won Hollywood Film Award 
    • Actor of the Year
    • for Fruitvale Station (2013)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • Independent Spirit Awards

    • 2014
    • Got nomination for Independent Spirit Award 
    • Best First Feature
    • for Fruitvale Station (2013)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 2007
    • Got nomination for Independent Spirit Award 
    • Best Male Lead
    • for American Gun (2005)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

    • 2006
    • Won Sierra Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • London Critics Circle Film Awards

    • 2007
    • Won ALFS Award 
    • Actor of the Year
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

    • 2006
    • Won LAFCA Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • NAACP Image Awards

    • 2016
    • Got nomination for NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
    • for Southpaw (2015)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 2014
    • Won NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
    • for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 2014
    • Won Chairman's Award 
    • Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
    • for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 2008
    • Got nomination for NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
    • for The Great Debaters (2007)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 2007
    • Won NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 2004
    • Got nomination for NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series, or Dramatic Special
    • for Deacons for Defense (2003) (TV Movie)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 2004
    • Got nomination for NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
    • for Phone Booth (2002)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 1997
    • Got nomination for NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
    • for Phenomenon (1996)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • NAMIC Vision Awards

    • 2007
    • Won NAMIC Vision Award 
    • Best Actor - Drama
    • for The Shield (2002) (TV)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • National Board of Review, USA

    • 2006
    • Won NBR Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 1994
    • Won NBR Award 
    • Best Acting by an Ensemble
    • for Prêt-à-Porter (1994)
    • shared with Marcello Mastroianni; Sophia Loren; Jean-Pierre Cassel
  • National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

    • 2007
    • Won NSFC Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Marcello Mastroianni; Sophia Loren; Jean-Pierre Cassel
  • New York Film Critics Circle Awards

    • 2006
    • Won NYFCC Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Marcello Mastroianni; Sophia Loren; Jean-Pierre Cassel
  • New York Film Critics Online Awards

    • 2006
    • Won NYFCO Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Marcello Mastroianni; Sophia Loren; Jean-Pierre Cassel
  • Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

    • 2006
    • Won OFCC Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Marcello Mastroianni; Sophia Loren; Jean-Pierre Cassel
  • Online Film Critics Society Awards

    • 2007
    • Won OFCS Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Marcello Mastroianni; Sophia Loren; Jean-Pierre Cassel
  • PGA Awards

    • 2014
    • Won Stanley Kramer Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for Fruitvale Station (2013)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

    • 2006
    • Won PFCS Award 
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • Razzie Awards

    • 2001
    • Got nomination for Razzie Award 
    • Worst Supporting Actor
    • for Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 (2000)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • Sant Jordi Awards

    • 1989
    • Won Sant Jordi 
    • Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)
    • for Bird (1988)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • Santa Barbara International Film Festival

    • 2013
    • Won Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence 
    • Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)
    • for Bird (1988)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 2007
    • Won Santa Barbara International Film Riviera Award 
    • Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • Satellite Awards

    • 2014
    • Got nomination for Satellite Award 
    • Actor in a Motion Picture
    • for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 2006
    • Won Satellite Award 
    • Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 2006
    • Got nomination for Satellite Award 
    • Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
    • for The Shield (2002) (TV)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards

    • 2014
    • Got nomination for Actor Award 
    • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
    • for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
    • shared with Ryan Coogler (director); Nina Yang (producer)
    • 2014
    • Got nomination for Actor Award 
    • Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
    • for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
    • shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey
    • 2007
    • Won Actor Award 
    • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey
    • 2004
    • Got nomination for Actor Award 
    • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
    • for Deacons for Defense (2003) (TV Movie)
    • shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey
    • 1995
    • Got nomination for Actor Award 
    • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries
    • for The Enemy Within (1994) (TV Movie)
    • shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey
  • Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

    • 2006
    • Won SEFCA Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey
  • Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards

    • 2004
    • Won Texas Film Hall of Fame Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey
  • Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

    • 2006
    • Got nomination for TFCA Award 
    • Best Performance, Male
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey
  • Toronto International Film Festival

    • 1993
    • Won Toronto International Critics' Award (FIPRESCI) 
    • Best Performance, Male
    • for Strapped (1993) (TV Movie)
    • shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey
  • Vancouver Film Critics Circle

    • 2007
    • Won VFCC Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey
  • Walk of Fame

    • 2007
    • Won Star on the Walk of Fame 
    • Motion Picture (on April 16, 2007; at 6801 Hollywood Blvd.)
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey
  • Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

    • 2006
    • Won WAFCA Award 
    • Best Actor
    • for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    • shared with Oprah Winfrey; David Oyelowo; Mariah Carey


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