List of awards and nominations received by Sam Shepard

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Awards and nominations

Academy Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1983 The Right Stuff Best Supporting Actor Nominated

American Academy of Arts and Letters Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1992Himself Gold Medal for Drama Won

American Theater Hall of Fame

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1994Himself Theater Hall of Fame Won

British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1984 Paris, Texas Best Adapted Screenplay Nominated

Capri Hollywood Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2013 August: Osage County Ensemble CastWon

Cinema Writers Circle Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2012 Blackthorn Best ActorNominated

Critics' Choice Movie Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2013 August: Osage County Best Acting Ensemble Nominated

Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2013 August: Osage CountyBest EnsembleNominated

Drama Desk Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1983 True West Outstanding Play Nominated
1986 A Lie of the Mind Won
2000True West Outstanding Revival of a Play Nominated

Emmy Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
Primetime Emmy Awards
1999 Dash and Lilly Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated

Film Independent Spirit Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2013 Mud Robert Altman Award Won

Golden Globe Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1999 Dash and Lilly Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV Nominated

Gradiva Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1997When the World Was GreenBest PlayWon

Guggenheim Fellowship Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1968 HimselfCreative Arts - Drama & Performance ArtWon

Hollywood Film Festival Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2013 August: Osage CountyEnsemble of the YearWon

Lone Star Film & Television Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1997Lily DaleBest TV Supporting ActorWon

Lucille Lortel Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2010A Lie of the MindOutstanding RevivalNominated

New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1986A Lie of the Mind Best Play Won

Obie Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1966ChicagoBest Distinguished Play(s)Won
Icarus's Mother
Red Cross
1967 La Turista Won
1968Forensic and the NavigatorWon
Melodrama Play
1973 The Tooth of Crime Won
1975 Action Best PlaywritingWon
1977 Curse of the Starving Class Best New American PlayWon
1979Buried ChildBest PlaywritingWon
1980HimselfSustained Achievement AwardWon
1984Fool for LoveBest New American PlayWon
Best DirectionWon

Olivier Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1987 A Lie of the Mind Play of the Year Nominated

Outer Critics Circle Award Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1986A Lie of the MindBest Off-Broadway PlayWon

PEN American Center Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2009Himself PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award Won

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2001 Black Hawk Down Best Acting EnsembleNominated
2013August: Osage CountyNominated

Pulitzer Prizes

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1979 Buried Child Drama Won
1983 True WestNominated
1984 Fool for Love Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2007 Ruffian Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries Nominated
2013 August: Osage County Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated

Tokyo International Film Festival Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1993 Silent Tongue Grand PrixNominated

Tony Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
1996 Buried Child Best Play Nominated
2000 True WestNominated

Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2013 August: Osage County Best Acting Ensemble Nominated

Western Heritage Awards

YearNominated workCategoryResult
2000 Purgatory Bronze Wrangler for TV Feature FilmWon

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