Awards & Nominations

Danai has been nominated for several awards over the years. It’s so wonderful to see her be recognized for her talent as an actress and playwright. Here’s a listing of her awards and nominations by year. The trophy indicates a win for that nomination. If I missed something or if this page needs corrections, please let me know!

Year Award Result
2016 Tony Award for Best Play, Eclipsed Nominated
2016 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television, The Walking Dead
2016 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, The Walking Dead Nominated
2013 Black Reel Award for Best Actress, Mother of George
2013 Black Reel Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, Mother of George Nominated
2013 American Black Film Festival – Best Actress, Mother of George Nominated
2012 Satellite Award for Best Cast – Television Series, The Walking Dead
2007 Method Fest Film Festival for Best Supporting Actress, The Visitor
2007 Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast, The Visitor Nominated
2007 Gotham Awards for Best Ensemble Cast, The Visitor Nominated

Source: Wikipedia