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Awards & Nominations

  • 05/19/2011 - NIAF Special Achievement Award in Entertainment, National Italian American Foundation

  • 01/01/2008 - Career Achievement Award: Contribution as an actor, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

  • 11/10/2007 - FlIFF Career Achievement Award, Ft. Lauderdale Film Festival

  • 03/03/2006 - NIAF Special Achievement Award, Gary’s “...many contributions to the entertainment industry”, National Italian American Foundation

  • 01/01/2005 - Camie, Fallen Angel (2003, Shared Award), Character and Morality in Entertainment

  • 01/01/2003 - Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters, For his work in theater and the movies, as a producer, director, and actor, Amherst College

  • 01/01/2003 - AFI Award 2003 Honoring a year of excellence, For Gary’s and the entire creative ensemble of “The Human Stain” for it’s contribution to America’s cultural legacy, AFI Awards

  • 01/01/2002 - DVD Premiere Award, Best Actor “A Gentlemans Game”, DVD Exclusive Awards

  • 05/11/2001 - Drama League Awards, Outstanding performance in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, The Drama League

  • 01/01/2001 - Tony Award Nomination, Best Lead Actor in A Play “One Flew Over the Cookoos Nest”, American Theatre Wing

  • 01/01/2000 - Best Acting / Milan International Film Festival, Best Actor “All the Rage” (1999), Milan International Film Festival

  • 01/01/2000 - The Joseph Jefferson Award, Best Actor “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, The Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee

  • 01/01/1999 - Blockbuster Entertainment Award, Favorite Supporting Actor-Suspense “Snake Eyes”, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

  • 01/01/1998 - Screen Actors Guild Award, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries “George Wallace”, Screen Actors Guild

  • 01/01/1998 - Golden Globe Nomination, Best Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Made for TV “George Wallace”, Hollywood Foreign Press Association

  • 01/01/1998 - Golden Satellite Award, Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for “George Wallace” (1997) (TV), Satellite Awards

  • 01/01/1998 - Emmy Award, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special “George Wallace”, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

  • 05/07/1997 - Brandeis University Outstanding Contribution Award, For his outstanding contribution to American theatre and film, Donna Silver, President, Brandeis University

  • 01/01/1997 - Cable ACE Award, Best Actor in a Movie or a Miniseries “George Wallace”, National Cable Television Association

  • 01/01/1997 - Governor’s Award, For Contributions to the arts in Illinois, Hinsdale Center For The Arts

  • 11/06/1996 - Jeff Perry and Gary Sinise Day 4/28/1997 in Illinois, Proclaiming 4/28/1997 Jeff Perry and Gary Sinise Day in Illinois, State of Illinois; George Ryan, Secretary of State & Jim Edgar, Governor

  • 01/01/1996 - CableACE Award, Actor in a movie or Miniseries “Truman”, National Cable Television Association

  • 01/01/1996 - The Joseph Jefferson Award, Best Director of a Play “Buried Child”, The Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee

  • 01/01/1996 - Emmy Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor in a miniseries or special “Truman”, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

  • 01/01/1996 - Chicago Film Critics’ Commitment to Chicago Award, Contribution as an actor, Chicago Film Critics Association

  • 01/01/1996 - Golden Globe Award, Best Acotr in a TV/Miniseries “Truman”, Hollywood Foreign Press

  • 01/01/1996 - Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries for “Truman”

  • 01/01/1996 - Screen Actors Guild Award: Outstanding Performance by a Cast “Apollo 13” (1995)

  • 03/27/1995 - Academy Award Certificate of Nomination, Best Supporting Actor “Forrest Gump” (motion picture first exhibited in 1994), Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

  • 03/16/1995 - Breakthrough Award, Gary celebrated as new, young rising talent, Us Magazine and E! Entertainment

  • 01/01/1995 - Golden Globe Nomination, Best Supporting Actor “Forrest Gump”, Hollywood Foreign Press Association

  • 01/01/1995 - Saturn Award, Best Supporting Actor “Forrest Gump”, The Academy of Science Fiction Fantasy & Horror Films

  • 01/01/1995 - Chlotrudis Award, Best Supporting Actor “Forrest Gump”, Chlortrudis Society for Independent Film

  • 01/01/1995 - Screen Actors Guild Nomination: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries, “The Stand”

  • 01/01/1995 - Tony Award Nomination, Best Director “Buried Child”, American Theatre Wing

  • 01/01/1994 - Screen Actors Guild Inaugural Awards, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

  • 01/01/1994 - Disabled American Veterans National Commanders Award, Forrest Gump, Disabled American Veterans

  • 01/01/1994 - Stars Of Tomorrow 53rd annual installation & Luncheon, Best Supporting Actor “Forrest Gump”, National Board of Review

  • 01/01/1994 - Stars Of Tomorrow, Gary installed as a “star of tomorrow”, Motion Picture Bookers Club

  • 11/19/1992 - LAFTA 1st Film in Education Award, For promoting literature to literacy as exemplified by “Of Mice and Men”, The Los Angeles Film Teacher’s Association

  • 01/01/1992 - Golden Palm Nomination, Of Mice and Men, Cannes Film Festival

  • 01/01/1990 - Drama Desk Award Nomination, Best Actor in a Play “Grapes of Wrath”, Drama Desk Awards

  • 01/01/1990 - Tony Award Nomination, Best Featured Actor in a Play “Grapes of Wrath”, American Theatre Wing

  • 05/23/1988 - Golden Palm Nomination, Miles From Home Cannes Film Festival

  • 09/23/1985 - The Joseph Jefferson Award: Nomination for outstanding achievement in Chicago Area Theatres for Director

  • 01/01/1985 - The Joseph Jefferson Award: Best Director of a play for “Orphans”

  • 01/01/1985 - Drama Desk Award: Outstanding Ensemble Performance in “Balm in Gilead”

  • 01/01/1982 - The Joseph Jefferson Award: Nomination for Best Director of a Play for “True West”

  • 01/01/1980 - The Joseph Jefferson Award: Best Supporting Actor, “Getting Out”