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Sean Penn Awards


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YearResultAward Category/Recipient(s)
2009Co-Nominee MTV Movie AwardBest Kiss For: Milk
Co-Nominee with:
James Franco
2009Nominee Independent Spirit AwardBest Male Lead For: Milk
2009Tie Palm Springs International Film FestivalDesert Palm Achievement Award For: Milk
2009Co-Nominee Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture For: Milk
Co-Nominee with:
Alison Pill
Denis O'Hare
Diego Luna
Emile Hirsch
James Franco
Joseph Cross
Josh Brolin
Victor Garber
2009Winner Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role For: Milk
2008Winner Palm Springs International Film FestivalDirector of the Year Award For: Into the Wild
2008Winner Academy AwardActor In a Leading Role For: Milk
2008Winner Critics' Choice AwardBest Actor For: Milk
2008Nominee Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama For: Milk
2008Nominee BAFTA AwardLeading Actor For: Milk
2008Nominee Writers Guild of America AwardAdapted Screenplay For: Into the Wild
2008Co-Winner Boston Society of Film Critics AwardBest Actor For: Milk
Co-Winner with:
2008Winner Los Angeles Film Critics Association AwardBest Actor For: Milk
2008Tie San Francisco Film Critics Circle AwardBest Actor For: Milk
2008Winner New York Film Critics Circle AwardBest Actor For: Milk
2008Winner National Society of Film Critics AwardBest Actor For: Milk
2007Nominee Critics' Choice AwardBest Director For: Into the Wild
2007Nominee Critics' Choice AwardBest Writer (Original or Adapted Screenplay) For: Into the Wild
2007Nominee Directors Guild of America AwardFeature Film For: Into the Wild
2004Co-Winner Independent Spirit AwardSpecial Distinction For: 21 Grams
Co-Winner with:
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Benicio Del Toro
Guillermo Arriaga
Naomi Watts
Robert Salerno
2004Co-Nominee Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture For: Mystic River
Co-Nominee with:
Kevin Bacon
Laura Linney
Laurence Fishburne
Marcia Harden
Tim Robbins
2004Nominee Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role For: Mystic River
2003Winner Academy AwardActor In a Leading Role For: Mystic River
2003Winner Venice International Film FestivalVolpi Cup for Best Actor For: 21 Grams
2003Winner Critics' Choice AwardBest Actor For: Mystic River
2003Winner Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama For: Mystic River
2003Nominee BAFTA AwardActor In a Leading Role For: 21 Grams
2003Nominee BAFTA AwardActor In a Leading Role For: Mystic River
2003Winner National Board of Review AwardBest Actor For: Mystic River
2002Nominee Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role For: I Am Sam
2001Nominee Academy AwardActor In a Leading Role For: I Am Sam
2001Nominee Critics' Choice AwardBest Actor For: I Am Sam
1999Nominee Independent Spirit AwardBest Male Lead For: Hurlyburly
1999Nominee Academy AwardActor In a Leading Role For: Sweet and Lowdown
1999Nominee Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical For: Sweet and Lowdown
1998Winner Venice International Film FestivalVolpi Cup for Best Actor For: Hurlyburly
1998Co-Nominee Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing For a Series For: The Larry Sanders Show
Co-Nominee with:
Paul Anderson
Peter Tolan
1997Co-Nominee Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing For a Series For: The Larry Sanders Show
Co-Nominee with:
Leslie Tolan
Paul Anderson
1997Winner Cannes Film FestivalBest Actor For: She's So Lovely
1996Winner Independent Spirit AwardBest Male Lead For: Dead Man Walking
1996Nominee Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role For: Dead Man Walking
1996Winner Berlin International Film FestivalSilver Bear for Best Actor For: Dead Man Walking
1995Nominee Academy AwardActor In a Leading Role For: Dead Man Walking
1995Nominee Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama For: Dead Man Walking
1993Nominee Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture For: Carlito's Way
1983Winner Los Angeles Film Critics Association AwardNew Generation Award For: Fast Times At Ridgemont High
1983Winner Los Angeles Film Critics Association AwardNew Generation Award For: Bad Boys