List of black Golden Globe Award winners and nominees

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Below is a list of black nominees and winners of Golden Globe Awards, in various award categories. Sidney Poitier was both the first winner and nominee, winning in 1964 for Lilies of the Field.

Film[edit]

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama[edit]

Year Nominee Motion Picture Result
1959 Sidney Poitier The Defiant Ones
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1962 A Raisin in the Sun Nominated
1964 Lilies of the Field
(Academy Award winner)
Won
1966 A Patch of Blue Nominated
1968 In the Heat of the Night Nominated
1971 James Earl Jones The Great White Hope
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1987 Dexter Gordon Round Midnight
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1988 Denzel Washington Cry Freedom
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1989 Forest Whitaker Bird Nominated
1993 Denzel Washington Malcolm X
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1995 Morgan Freeman The Shawshank Redemption
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1998 Djimon Hounsou[1] Amistad Nominated
2000 Denzel Washington The Hurricane
(Academy Award nominee)
Won
2002 Training Day
(Academy Award winner)
Nominated
Will Smith Ali
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
2005 Don Cheadle Hotel Rwanda
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
2006 Terrence Howard[2] Hustle & Flow
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
2007 Will Smith The Pursuit of Happyness
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
Forest Whitaker[3] The Last King of Scotland
(Academy Award winner)
Won
2008 Denzel Washington American Gangster Nominated
2010 Morgan Freeman Invictus
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
2013 Denzel Washington Flight
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
2014 Chiwetel Ejiofor 12 Years a Slave
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
Idris Elba Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Nominated

Notes:

  • Out of the 24 nominated performances, 17 of them earned Academy Award nominations or wins.
  • Denzel Washington has the most nominations in this category, earning 6 nominations.
  • Sidney Poitier, Denzel Washington & Forest Whitaker are the only winners in this category.

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama[edit]

Year Nominee Motion Picture Result
1962 Claudia McNeil A Raisin in the Sun Nominated
1973 Diana Ross Lady Sings the Blues
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
Cicely Tyson Sounder
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1986 Whoopi Goldberg The Color Purple
(Academy Award nominee)
Won
2002 Halle Berry[2] Monster's Ball
(Academy Award winner)
Nominated
2010 Gabourey Sidibe Precious
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
2011 Halle Berry Frankie and Alice Nominated
2012 Viola Davis The Help
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated

Notes:

  • Out of the 8 nominated performances, 6 of them earned Academy Award nominations or wins.
  • Halle Berry is the most nominated in this category with 2 nominations.
  • Currently, Whoopi Goldberg is the only winner in this category.

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical[edit]

Year Nominee Motion Picture Result
1960 Sidney Poitier Porgy and Bess Nominated
1975 James Earl Jones Claudine Nominated
1984 Eddie Murphy Trading Places Nominated
1985 Beverly Hills Cop Nominated
1990 Morgan Freeman Driving Miss Daisy
(Academy Award nominee)
Won
1997 Eddie Murphy The Nutty Professor Nominated
1998 Samuel L. Jackson Jackie Brown Nominated
2005 Jamie Foxx Ray
(Academy Award winner)
Won
2007 Chiwetel Ejiofor Kinky Boots Nominated

Notes:

  • Out of the 9 nominated performances, 2 of them earned Academy Award nominations.
  • Eddie Murphy has the most nominations with 3.

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical[edit]

Year Nominee Motion Picture Result
1960 Dorothy Dandridge[4] Porgy and Bess Nominated
1975 Diahann Carroll Claudine
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1981 Irene Cara[5] Fame Nominated
1984 Jennifer Beals Flashdance Nominated
1993 Whoopi Goldberg[6] Sister Act Nominated
1994 Angela Bassett[7] What's Love Got to Do With It
(Academy Award nominee)
Won
1998 Pam Grier Jackie Brown Nominated
2007 Beyoncé Dreamgirls Nominated

Notes:

  • Out of the 8 nominated performances, 2 of them earned Academy Award nominations.
  • Currently, Angela Bassett is the only winner in this category.

Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture[edit]

Year Nominee Motion Picture Result
1969 Ossie Davis The Scalphunters Nominated
1982 Howard E. Rollins, Jr. Ragtime
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1983 Louis Gossett, Jr.[8] An Officer and a Gentleman
(Academy Award winner)
Won
1985 Adolph Caesar A Soldier's Story
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1988 Morgan Freeman Street Smart
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1990 Denzel Washington Glory
(Academy Award winner)
Won
1995 Samuel L. Jackson Pulp Fiction
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1997 Cuba Gooding, Jr. Jerry Maguire
(Academy Award winner)
Nominated
Samuel L. Jackson A Time to Kill Nominated
2000 Michael Clarke Duncan The Green Mile
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
2005 Jamie Foxx Collateral
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
Morgan Freeman Million Dollar Baby
(Academy Award winner)
Nominated
2007 Eddie Murphy[1] Dreamgirls
(Academy Award nominee)
Won

Notes:

  • Out of the 14 nominated performances, 12 went on to earn Academy Award nominations or wins.
  • Morgan Freeman and Samuel L. Jackson have the most nominations in this category with 2 nominations.

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture[edit]

Year Nominee Motion Picture Result
1960 Juanita Moore Imitation of Life
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1968 Beah Richards Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1969 Abbey Lincoln For Love of Ivy Nominated
1986 Oprah Winfrey The Color Purple
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1991 Whoopi Goldberg Ghost
(Academy Award winner)
Won
1993 Alfre Woodard[9] Passion Fish Nominated
1997 Marianne Jean-Baptiste[10] Secrets & Lies
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
2003 Queen Latifah Chicago
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
2007 Jennifer Hudson[5][7] Dreamgirls
(Academy Award winner)
Won
2009 Viola Davis Doubt
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
2010 Mo'Nique Precious
(Academy Award winner)
Won
2012 Octavia Spencer The Help
(Academy Award winner)
Won
2014 Lupita Nyong'o 12 Years a Slave
(Academy Award winner)
Nominated

Notes:

  • Out of the 13 nominated performances, 11 went on to earn Academy Award nominations & wins.
  • As of February 2012, the 4 winners of the Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe (Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Hudson, Mo'Nique, and Octavia Spencer) have gone on to win the Best Supporting Actress Oscar.

Best Director – Motion Picture[edit]

Year Nominee Motion Picture Result
1990 Spike Lee Do The Right Thing Nominated
2014 Steve McQueen 12 Years a Slave
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture[edit]

Year Nominee Motion Picture Result
1985 Charles Fuller A Soldier's Story
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1990 Spike Lee Do The Right Thing
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
2014 John Ridley 12 Years a Slave
(Academy Award winner)
Nominated

Best Original Score – Motion Picture[edit]

Year Nominee Motion Picture Result
1972 Isaac Hayes Shaft
(Academy Award nominee)
Won
1973 Quincy Jones The Getaway Nominated
1986 The Color Purple
(Academy Award nominee)
Nominated
1987 Herbie Hancock Round Midnight
(Academy Award winner)
Nominated

Notes:

  • Out of the 4 nominees, 3 of them earned Academy Award nominations or wins.
  • Quincy Jones is the most nominated in this category with 2 nominations.

Best Original Song – Motion Picture[edit]

Year Nominee Song Title Motion Picture Result
1970 Quincy Jones "The Time for Love is Anytime" Cactus Flower Nominated
1972 "Something More" Honky Nominated
Isaac Hayes "Theme from Shaft"
(Academy Award winner)
Shaft Nominated
1975 Curtis Mayfield "On & On" Claudine Nominated
1977 Norman Whitfield "Car Wash" Car Wash Nominated
1978 Donna Summer "Down Deep Inside" The Deep Nominated
1982 Lionel Richie "Endless Love"
(Academy Award nominee)
Endless Love Nominated
1984 Irene Cara "Flashdance... What a Feeling"
(Academy Award winner)
Flashdance Won
1985 Prince "When Doves Cry" Purple Rain Nominated
Ray Parker Jr. "Ghostbusters"
(Academy Award nominee)
Ghostbusters Nominated
Stevie Wonder "I Just Called To Say I Love You"
(Academy Award winner)
The Woman in Red Won
1986 Lionel Richie "Say You, Say Me"
(Academy Award winner)
White Nights Won
1987 Rod Temperton "Sweet Freedom" Running Scared Nominated
1989 Lamont Dozier "Two Hearts"
(Academy Award nominee)
Buster Nominated
1994 Janet Jackson
Jimmy Jam
Terry Lewis
"Again"
(Academy Award nominee)
Poetic Justice Nominated
James Ingram "The Day I Fall In Love"
(Academy Award nominee)
Beethoven's 2nd Nominated
1995 "Look What Love Has Done"
(Academy Award nominee)
Junior Nominated
2000 Babyface "How Can I Not Love You" Anna and the King Nominated
2005 Wyclef Jean
Jerry Duplessis
"Million Voices" Hotel Rwanda Nominated
2007 Seal "A Father's Way" The Pursuit of Happyness Nominated
Beyoncé "Listen"
(Academy Award nominee)
Dreamgirls Nominated
Prince "The Song of the Heart" Happy Feet Won
2009 Beyoncé
Amanda Ghost
"Once in a Lifetime" Cadillac Records Nominated
2012 Mary J. Blige
Harvey Mason, Jr.
Damon Thomas
"The Living Proof" The Help Nominated

Television[edit]

Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama[edit]

Year Nominee Series Result
1986 Philip Michael Thomas Miami Vice Nominated
1991 James Earl Jones Gabriel's Fire Nominated
1992 Pros & Cons Nominated
2001 Andre Braugher Gideon's Crossing Nominated
2006 Wentworth Miller Prison Break Nominated

Notes:

  • James Earl Jones has the most nominations with 2.

Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama[edit]

Year Nominee Series Result
1970 Denise Nicholas Room 222 Nominated
1971 Nominated
1972 Nominated
1973 Gail Fisher Mannix Won
1975 Teresa Graves Get Christie Love! Nominated
1978 Leslie Uggams Roots Nominated
1993 Regina Taylor I'll Fly Away Won
2014 Kerry Washington Scandal Nominated

Notes:

  • Denise Nicholas has the most nominations with 3.
  • Gail Fisher and Regina Taylor have won in this category.

Best Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical[edit]

Year Name Series Status
1971 Flip Wilson The Flip Wilson Show Won
1972 Nominated
1973 Nominated
Bill Cosby The New Bill Cosby Show Nominated
Redd Foxx Sanford and Son Won
1974 Nominated
1975 Nominated
1976 Nominated
1977 Sammy Davis, Jr. Sammy & Company Nominated
1983 Robert Guillaume Benson Nominated
1984 Nominated
1985 Nominated
Sherman Hemsley The Jeffersons Nominated
Bill Cosby The Cosby Show Won
1988 Nominated
1993 Will Smith[11] The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Nominated
1994 Nominated
2003 Bernie Mac The Bernie Mac Show Nominated
2004 Nominated
2013 Don Cheadle House of Lies Won
2014 Nominated

Notes:

  • Redd Foxx has the most nominations with 4.
  • Flip Wilson, Redd Foxx, Bill Cosby & Don Cheadle are the only winners in this category.

Best Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical[edit]

Year Nominee Series Result
1970 Diahann Carroll Julia Nominated
1975 Esther Rolle Good Times Nominated
1977 Isabel Sanford The Jeffersons Nominated
1978 Nominated
1983 Nominated
Nell Carter Gimme a Break! Nominated
Debbie Allen[5] Fame Won
1984 Nominated
Isabel Sanford The Jeffersons Nominated
1985 Nominated
Debbie Allen Fame Nominated
Nell Carter Gimme a Break! Nominated

Notes:

  • Isabel Sanford is the most nominated actress in this category with 5 nominations.
  • Debbie Allen is the only winner in this category.

Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television[edit]

Year Name Series Status
1984 Louis Gossett Jr. Sadat Nominated
1992 Sidney Poitier Separate But Equal Nominated
1995 Samuel L. Jackson Against The Wall Nominated
1996 Laurence Fishburne The Tuskegee Airmen Nominated
Charles S. Dutton The Piano Lesson Nominated
1998 Ving Rhames Don King: Only in America Won
2005 Mos Def Something the Lord Made Nominated
Jamie Foxx Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story Nominated
2007 Michael Ealy Sleeper Cell Nominated
Andre Braugher Thief Nominated
Chiwetel Ejiofor Tsunami: The Aftermath Nominated
2010 Endgame Nominated
2011 Idris Elba Luther Nominated
2012 Won
2014 Nominated
Chiwetel Ejiofor Dancing on the Edge Nominated

Notes:

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor and Idris Elba are the most nominated in this category with 3 nominations.
  • Ving Rhames and Idris Elba have won in this category.

Best Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television[edit]

Year Name Series Status
1992 Lynn Whitfield The Josephine Baker Story Nominated
1995 Diana Ross Out of Darkness Nominated
1998 Alfre Woodard[12] Miss Evers' Boys Won
2000 Halle Berry Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Won
2001 Alfre Woodard Holiday Heart Nominated
2006 S. Epatha Merkerson[2][13] Lackawanna Blues Won
Halle Berry Their Eyes Were Watching God Nominated
2007 Sophie Okonedo Tsunami: The Aftermath Nominated
2008 Queen Latifah Life Support Won

Notes:

  • Alfre Woodard and Halle Berry are the most nominated in this category with two nominations.
  • Alfre Woodard, Halle Berry, Queen Latifah & S. Epatha Merkerson[2] have won in this category.

Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television[edit]

Year Name Series Status
1975 Whitman Mayo Sanford and Son Nominated
Jimmie Walker Good Times Nominated
1976 Nominated
1985 Ben Vereen Ellis Island Nominated
1991 Blair Underwood L.A. Law Nominated
1992 Louis Gossett, Jr. The Josephine Baker Story Won
1998 Eriq La Salle ER Nominated
1999 Don Cheadle The Rat Pack Won
2003 Dennis Haysbert 24 Nominated
2004 Jeffrey Wright Angels in America Won
2009 Blair Underwood In Treatment Nominated

Notes:

  • Jimmie Walker and Blair Underwood are the most nominated in this category with two nominations.
  • Louis Gossett, Jr., Don Cheadle, and Jeffrey Wright have won in this category.

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television[edit]

Year Name Series Status
1971 Gail Fisher Mannix Won
1972 Nominated
1974 Nominated
1985 Marla Gibbs The Jeffersons Nominated
1989 Jackée 227 Nominated
1998 Della Reese Touched by an Angel Nominated
Gloria Reuben ER Nominated

Notes:

  • Gail Fisher is the most nominated in this category with 3 nominations and is the only winner in this category.

By acting categories[edit]

Film[edit]

Men[edit]

Year Actor Award Motion Picture Result
1959 Sidney Poitier Best Actor – Drama The Defiant Ones Nominated
1960 Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Porgy & Bess Nominated
1962 Best Actor – Drama A Raisin in the Sun Nominated
1964 Lilies of the Field Won
1966 A Patch of Blue Nominated
1968 In the Heat of the Night Nominated
1969 Ossie Davis Best Supporting Actor The Scalphunters Nominated
1971 James Earl Jones New Star – Actor The Great White Hope Won
Best Actor – Drama Nominated
1975 Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Claudine Nominated
1982 Howard Rollins New Star Ragtime Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Nominated
1983 Louis Gossett, Jr. An Officer and a Gentleman Won
Eddie Murphy New Star – Actor 48 Hrs. Nominated
1984 Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Trading Places Nominated
1985 Beverly Hills Cop Nominated
Adolph Caesar Best Supporting Actor A Soldier's Story Nominated
1987 Dexter Gordon Best Actor – Drama Round Midnight Nominated
1988 Denzel Washington Cry Freedom Nominated
Morgan Freeman Best Supporting Actor Street Smart Nominated
1989 Forest Whitaker Best Actor – Drama Bird Nominated
1990 Morgan Freeman Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Driving Miss Daisy Won
Denzel Washington Best Supporting Actor Glory Won
1993 Best Actor – Drama Malcolm X Nominated
1995 Morgan Freeman The Shawshank Redemption Nominated
Samuel L. Jackson Best Supporting Actor Pulp Fiction Nominated
1997 A Time to Kill Nominated
Cuba Gooding, Jr. Jerry Maguire Nominated
1997 Eddie Murphy Best Actor – Musical or Comedy The Nutty Professor Nominated
1998 Samuel L. Jackson Jackie Brown Nominated
Djimon Hounsou Best Actor – Drama Amistad Nominated
2000 Denzel Washington[14] The Hurricane Won
Michael Clarke Duncan Best Supporting Actor The Green Mile Nominated
2002 Will Smith Best Actor – Drama Ali Nominated
Denzel Washington Training Day Nominated
2005 Morgan Freeman Best Supporting Actor Million Dollar Baby Nominated
Jamie Foxx[15] Collateral Nominated
Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Ray Won
Don Cheadle Best Actor – Drama Hotel Rwanda Nominated
2006 Terrence Howard Hustle & Flow Nominated
2007 Eddie Murphy Best Supporting Actor Dreamgirls Won
Chiwetel Ejiofor Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Kinky Boots Nominated
Will Smith Best Actor – Drama The Pursuit of Happyness Nominated
Forest Whitaker The Last King of Scotland Won
2008 Denzel Washington American Gangster Nominated
2010 Morgan Freeman Invictus Nominated
2013 Denzel Washington Flight Nominated
2014 Chiwetel Ejiofor 12 Years a Slave Nominated
Idris Elba Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Nominated

Women[edit]

Year Actor Award Motion Picture Result
1960 Juanita Moore Best Supporting Actress Imitation of Life Nominated
Dorothy Dandridge[6][7] Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Porgy & Bess Nominated
1962 Claudia McNeil Best Actress – Drama A Raisin in the Sun Nominated
1968 Beah Richards Best Supporting Actress Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Nominated
1969 Abbey Lincoln For Love of Ivy Nominated
1971 Lola Falana New Star – Actress The Liberation of L.B. Jones Nominated
1973 Diana Ross Lady Sings the Blues Won
Best Actress – Drama Nominated
Cicely Tyson Sounder Nominated
1975 Diahann Carroll Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Claudine Nominated
1981 Irene Cara Fame Nominated
1984 Jennifer Beals Flashdance Nominated
1986 Oprah Winfrey Best Supporting Actress The Color Purple Nominated
Whoopi Goldberg Best Actress – Drama Won
1991 Best Supporting Actress Ghost Won
1993 Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Sister Act Nominated
Alfre Woodard Best Supporting Actress Passion Fish Nominated
1994 Angela Bassett[1][5][16] Best Actress – Musical or Comedy What's Love Got to Do with It Won
1997 Marianne Jean-Baptiste Best Supporting Actress Secrets & Lies Nominated
1998 Pam Grier Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Jackie Brown Nominated
2002 Halle Berry[17][18] Best Actress – Drama Monster's Ball Nominated
2003 Queen Latifah Best Supporting Actress Chicago Nominated
2007 Jennifer Hudson Dreamgirls Won
Beyoncé Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Nominated
2009 Viola Davis Best Supporting Actress Doubt Nominated
2010 Mo'Nique Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Won
Gabourey Sidibe Best Actress – Drama Nominated
2011 Halle Berry Frankie and Alice Nominated
2012 Viola Davis The Help Nominated
Octavia Spencer Best Supporting Actress Won
2014 Lupita Nyong'o 12 Years a Slave Nominated

Television[edit]

Men[edit]

Year Actor Award Series Result
1967 Bill Cosby Best TV Star – Male I Spy Nominated
1971 Flip Wilson Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Series The Flip Wilson Show Won
1972 Nominated
1973 Nominated
Bill Cosby The New Bill Cosby Show Nominated
Redd Foxx Sanford and Son Won
1974 Nominated
1975 Nominated
Whitman Mayo Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Jimmie Walker Good Times Nominated
1976 Nominated
Redd Foxx Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Series Sanford and Son Nominated
1977 Sammy Davis Jr. Sammy & Company Nominated
1983 Robert Guillaume Benson Nominated
1984 Nominated
Louis Gossett, Jr. Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Sadat Nominated
1985 Ben Vereen Best Supporting Actor Ellis Island Nominated
Robert Guillaume Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Series Benson Nominated
Sherman Hemsley The Jeffersons Nominated
Bill Cosby The Cosby Show Won
1986 Won
Philip Michael Thomas Best Actor – Drama Series Miami Vice Nominated
1987 Bill Cosby Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Series The Cosby Show Nominated
1991 Blair Underwood Best Supporting Actor L.A. Law Nominated
James Earl Jones Best Actor – Drama Series Gabriel's Fire Nominated
1992 Pros & Cons Nominated
Louis Gossett, Jr. Best Supporting Actor The Josephine Baker Story Won
Sidney Poitier Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Separate But Equal Nominated
1993 Will Smith Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Nominated
1994 Nominated
1995 Samuel L. Jackson Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Against the Wall Nominated
1997 Charles S. Dutton The Piano Lesson Nominated
Laurence Fishburne The Tuskegee Airmen Nominated
1998 Ving Rhames Don King: Only in America Won
Eriq La Salle Best Supporting Actor ER Nominated
1999 Don Cheadle The Rat Pack Won
2001 Andre Braugher Best Actor – Drama Series Gideon's Crossing Nominated
2003 Dennis Haysbert Best Supporting Actor 24 Nominated
Bernie Mac Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Series The Bernie Mac Show Nominated
2004 Nominated
Jeffrey Wright Best Supporting Actor Angels in America Won
2005 Mos Def Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Something the Lord Made Nominated
Jamie Foxx Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story Nominated
2006 Wentworth Miller Best Actor – Drama Series Prison Break Nominated
2007 Andre Braugher Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Thief Nominated
Michael Ealy Sleeper Cell Nominated
Chiwetel Ejiofor Tsunami: The Aftermath Nominated
2009 Blair Underwood Best Supporting Actor In Treatment Nominated
2010 Chiwetel Ejiofor Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Endgame Nominated
2011 Idris Elba Luther Nominated
2012 Won
2013 Don Cheadle Best Actor – Musical or Comedy Series House of Lies Won
2014 Nominated
Chiwetel Ejiofor Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Dancing on the Edge Nominated
Idris Elba Luther Nominated

Women[edit]

Year Actor Award Series Result
1969 Diahann Carroll Best TV Star – Female Julia Won
1970 Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Series Nominated
Denise Nicholas Best Actress – Drama Series Room 222 Nominated
1971 Nominated
Gail Fisher Best Supporting Actress Mannix Won
1972 Nominated
Denise Nicholas Best Actress – Drama Series Room 222 Nominated
1973 Gail Fisher Best Actress – Drama Series Mannix Won
1974 Best Supporting Actress Nominated
1975 Teresa Graves Best Actress – Drama Series Get Christie Love! Nominated
Esther Rolle Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Series Good Times Nominated
1977 Isabel Sanford The Jeffersons Nominated
1978 Nominated
Leslie Uggams Best Actress – Drama Series Roots Nominated
1983 Debbie Allen Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Series Fame Nominated
Nell Carter Gimme a Break! Nominated
Isabel Sanford The Jeffersons Nominated
1984 Nominated
Debbie Allen Fame Nominated
1985 Won
Nell Carter Gimme a Break! Nominated
Isabel Sanford The Jeffersons Nominated
Marla Gibbs Best Supporting Actress Nominated
1989 Jackée 227 Nominated
1992 Lynn Whitfield Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film The Josephine Baker Story Nominated
1993 Regina Taylor Best Actress – Drama Series I'll Fly Away Won
1995 Diana Ross Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film Out of Darkness Nominated
1998 Della Reese Best Supporting Actress Touched by an Angel Nominated
Gloria Reuben ER Nominated
Alfre Woodard Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film Miss Evers' Boys Won
2000 Halle Berry[14] Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Won
2001 Alfre Woodard Holiday Heart Nominated
2006 Halle Berry Their Eyes Were Watching God Nominated
S. Epatha Merkerson Lackawanna Blues Won
2007 Sophie Okonedo[5] Tsunami: The Aftermath Nominated
2008 Queen Latifah Life Support Won
2014 Kerry Washington Best Actress – Drama Series Scandal Nominated

Directing category[edit]

Year Nominee Award Motion Picture Result
1990 Spike Lee Best Director – Motion Picture Do the Right Thing Nominated
2014 Steve McQueen 12 Years a Slave Nominated

See also[edit]

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