March 23 1950 - Honorary Oscar for "unique artistry and his contributions to the techniques of musical pictures."
April 8 1975 - Nominated as Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for The Towering Inferno
1951 - Won Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical for Three Little Words
1961 - Cecil B. DeMille Award for "outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment"
1969- Nominated as Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical for Finian's Rainbow
1975 - Won Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for Towering Inferno
1958 - Best Actor for An Evening with Fred Astaire
1958 - Best Single Performance for An Evening with Fred Astaire
1960 - Best Performance for Astaire Time
1977 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special for A Family Upside Down
British Academy Awards:
1976 - Won Best Supporting Actor for The Towering Inferno.
American Film institute:
April 11 1981 - Lifetime Achievement Award
1999 - Voted as the #5 of the Top 50 Male Screen Legends
1960 - Dance Magazine annual award
April 30 1973 - Honoured by the Film Society at Lincoln Center
February 3 1975 - Inducted into the Entertainment Hall of Fame
February 4 1978 - Subject of a special tribute by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
1978 - "National Artist" Award from the American National Theatre and Academy
November 3 1978 - Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement
September 24 1980 - Given the ASCAP "Pied Piper" award
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