Awards & Nominations

BAFTA Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 1999  Nominated  BAFTA TV Award  Best Actor – Looking After Jo Jo
 1998  WON  BAFTA Film Award  Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role – The Full Monthy
 1998  Nominated  BAFTA TV Award  Best Actor – Hamish Macbeth
BAFTA Awards, Scotland
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2015  WON  BAFTA Scotland Award  Best Feature Film – The Legend of Barney Thomson
 2015  Nominated  BAFTA Scotland Award  Best Actor – Film – The Legend of Barney Thomson
 2015  Nominated  BAFTA Scotland Award   Best Directing in Film or Television The Legend of Barney Thomson
 2009  WON  BAFTA Scotland Award  Best Actor – Television – The Unloved
 2008  Nominated  BAFTA Scotland Award  Best Acting Performance in Film – Summer
 1997  Nominated  BAFTA Scotland Award  Best Actor in Film – Trainspotting
 1997  Nominated  BAFTA Scotland Award  Best Actor in TV – Hamish Macbeth
 1995  WON  BAFTA Scotland Award  Best Actor in TV – Cracker
 1995  WON  BAFTA Scotland Award  Best Actor in TV – Hamish Macbeth
 1993  Nominated  BAFTA Scotland Award   Best Actor – Film – Riff-Raff
Behind the Voice Actors Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2015  Nominated  BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award   Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a Video Game – Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
CableACE Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 1995  Nominated  CableACE   Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries – Cracker
Circuit Community Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 1996  Nominated  ACCA  Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Trainspotting
Edinburgh International Film Festival
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2015  Nominated  The Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film   Best Film – The Legend of Barney Thomson
Emmy Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2010  Nominated  Emmy  Best Actor – SGU Stargate Universe
 2006  Nominated  Emmy  Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie – Human Trafficking
Empire Awards, UK
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2001  Nominated  Empire Award  Best British Actor – Angela’s Ashes
Evening Standard British Film Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 1998  WON  Evening Standard British Film Award  Best Actor – The Full Monthy
 1998  WON  Evening Standard British Film Award  Best Actor – Carla’s Song
 1998  WON  Evening Standard British Film Award  Best Actor – Face
Gemini Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2010  WON  Best Actor in Canada  Best Actor – SGU Stargate Universe
Gold Derby Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2006  Nominated   Gold Derby TV Award  TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actor – Human Trafficking
Irish Film and Television Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2000  Nominated  IFTA Award  Best Actor – Angela’s Ashses
London Critics Circle Film Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 1998  WON  ALFS Award  British Actor of the Year – The Full Monthy
 1998  WON  ALFS Award  British Actor of the Year – Carla’s Song
 1998  WON  ALFS Award  British Actor of the Year – Face
Monte-Carlo Comedy Film Festival
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2016  WON  Audience Award  Best Film – The Legend of Barney Thomson
MTV Movie Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 1998  Nominated  MTV Movie Award  Best Dance Sequence – The Full Monthy
Royal Television Society, UK
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 1996  WON  RTS Television Award  Best Actor – Male – Hamish Macbeth
Salerno Shadowline Film Festival
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 1995  WON   Shadowline Award   Shadowline Award
Sant Jordi Awards, Spain
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 1998  WON  Sant Jordi  Best Foreign Actor – The Full Monthy
 1998  WON  Sant Jordi  Best Foreign Actor – Go Now
Satellite Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2004  Nominated  Golden Satellite Award  Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TV – Hitler: The Rise of Evil
 1998  Nominated  Golden Satellite Award  Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical – The Full Monthy
 1997  Nominated  Golden Satellite Award  Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture – Drama – Trainspotting
Screen Actors Guild Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 1998  WON  Outstanding Performance by a Cast  Best Actor – The Full Monthy
Tallgrass Film Festival
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2012  WON  Tallgrass Award  Special Acting Recognition Award – California Solo
Top Screen Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2008  WON  Scottish Screen Film Actor of the Year  The Bowmore Scottish Screen Film Actor of the Year
Women’s Image Network Awards
 Year  Result  Award  Category
 2006  WON  WIN Award   Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie – Human Trafficking