Worked With:

Sissy Spacek


Helen Slater


Alec Baldwin


Wilford Brimley


Patrick Bergin


Jack Nicholson


James Caan


Robert Redford


Michael Paré


Jeff Goldblum


Melissa Gilbert


Sylvester Stallone

Richard Farnsworth Awards




YearResultAward Category/Recipient(s)
2000Winner Independent Spirit AwardBest Male Lead For: The Straight Story
1999Nominee Academy AwardActor In a Leading Role For: The Straight Story
1999Winner New York Film Critics Circle AwardBest Actor For: The Straight Story
1999Nominee Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama For: The Straight Story
1985Nominee Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television For: Chase
1983Nominee Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama For: The Grey Fox
1978Nominee Academy AwardActor In a Supporting Role For: Comes a Horseman
1978Winner National Board of Review AwardBest Supporting Actor For: Comes a Horseman
1978Co-Winner National Society of Film Critics AwardBest Supporting Actor For: Comes a Horseman
Co-Winner with: