List of awards and nominations received by Laurence Olivier

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List of Laurence Olivier's major awards
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Award Wins Nominations
Academy Awards
4 13
BAFTA Film Awards
2 8
BAFTA TV Awards
0 2
Emmy Awards
5 9
Tony Awards
0 1
Total
8 31

This is a list of awards and nominations received by Laurence Olivier.

Stage[edit]

Tony[edit]

Academy Awards[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Daniel J. Bloomberg, Walter Wanger, Frank Ross, Mervyn LeRoy
Academy Honorary Award
1947
for Henry V
with Ernst Lubitsch, Harold Russell
Succeeded by
William Nicholas Selig, Albert E. Smith, Thomas Armat George K. Spoor
Preceded by
Ronald Colman
for A Double Life
Academy Award for Best Actor
1948
for Hamlet
Succeeded by
Broderick Crawford
for All the King's Men
Preceded by
Darryl F. Zanuck
for Gentleman's Agreement
Academy Award for Best Picture
1948
for Hamlet
Succeeded by
Robert Rossen
for All the King's Men
Preceded by
Ben Burtt, Margaret Booth
Academy Honorary Award
1979
with Walter Lantz, King Vidor
Succeeded by
Hal Elias, Alec Guinness

During his career as a motion picture actor, Laurence Olivier was nine times nominated for Best Actor (a record he shares with Spencer Tracy) and once nominated for Best Supporting Actor. Below is a complete list of his nominations along with his fellow nominees. He was also once nominated for Best Director and once as a producer winning the Best Picture oscar for Hamlet. Olivier also received two honorary awards in 1947 and 1979.

Wins
Year Category Nominated work
1948 Best Picture (as producer) Hamlet
1948 Best Actor Hamlet
Nominations
Year Category Nominated work
1939 Best Actor Wuthering Heights
1940 Best Actor Rebecca
1946 Best Actor Henry V
1946 Best Picture (as producer) Henry V
1948 Best Director Hamlet
1956 Best Actor Richard III
1960 Best Actor The Entertainer
1965 Best Actor Othello
1972 Best Actor Sleuth
1976 Best Supporting Actor Marathon Man
1978 Best Actor The Boys from Brazil

Film and television awards[edit]

BAFTA Awards[edit]

Wins
Year Category Nominated work
1955 Best Actor in a Leading Role Richard III
1969 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Oh! What a Lovely War
1977 Academy Fellowship Award N/A
Nominations
Year Category Nominated work
1952 Best British Actor Carrie
1957 Best British Actor The Prince and the Showgirl
1959 Best British Actor The Devil's Disciple
1960 Best British Actor The Entertainer
1963 Best British Actor Term of Trial
1972 Best Actor Sleuth
1973 Best TV Actor Long Day's Journey into Night
1983 Best TV Actor A Voyage Round My Father

Golden Globe Awards[edit]

Wins
Year Category Nominated work
1948 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Hamlet
1976 Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Marathon Man
1983 Cecil B. DeMille Award N/A
Nominations
Year Category Nominated work
1960 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Spartacus
1972 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Sleuth
1980 Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture A Little Romance

Emmy Awards[edit]

Wins
Year Category Nominated work
1960 Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie The Moon and the Sixpence
1973 Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie Long Day's Journey into Night
1975 Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie Love Among the Ruins
1982 Outstanding Supporting Actor - Miniseries or a Movie Brideshead Revisited
1984 Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie King Lear
Nominations
Year Category Nominated work
1968 Outstanding Drama Series Uncle Vanya
1970 Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie David Copperfield
1974 Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie The Merchant of Venice
1987 Outstanding Supporting Actor - Miniseries or a Movie Lost Empires

Miscellaneous awards[edit]

Year Award Nominated work Result
1946 NBR Award for Best Actor Henry V Won
1946 NYFCC Award for Best Actor Henry V Won
1948 NYFCC Award for Best Actor Hamlet Won
1948 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion Hamlet Won
1955 6th Berlin International Film Festival: Silver Bear[2] Richard III Won
1955 Jussi Award for Best Foreign Actor Richard III Won
1972 NYFCC Award for Best Actor Sleuth Won
1978 Saturn Award for Best Actor The Boys from Brazil Nominated
1978 NBR Award for Best Actor (tied with Jon Voight for Coming Home) The Boys from Brazil Won
1980 Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor (tied with John Adams in Gloria) The Jazz Singer Won
1981 Razzie Award for Worst Actor Inchon Won
1984 CableACE Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic or Theatrical Program Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson Won

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