List of Awards

Academy Awards
1984   Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Terms of Endearment 

Golden Globe Awards

1998    Cecil B. DeMille Award For outstanding contribution to the entertainment field.

1989    Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, Madame Sousatzka 

1984    Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, Terms of Endearment

1963    Best Actress – Comedy or Musical,  Irma la Douce 

1961    Best Actress – Comedy or Musical,  The Apartment 

1959    Special Award        For the most versatile actress

1955    Most Promising Newcomer – Female, The Trouble with Harry 

Prime Time Emmy
1976    Outstanding Special – Comedy-Variety or Music, Gypsy in My Soul 

American Comedy Awards
1993      Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy

American Film Institute, USA
2012      Life Achievement Award

Berlin International Film Festival
1999      Honorary Golden Berlin Bear

1971       Silver Berlin Bear  Best Actress, Desperate Characters

1959      Silver Berlin Bear  Best Actress,  Ask Any Girl

CableACE Awards
1985     Writing a Music Special   The Shirley MacLaine Show 

Chicago International Film Festival
2005     Career Achievement Award

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain
1962      Best Foreign Actress,  Can-Can 

David di Donatello Awards
1964     Best Foreign Actress,  Irma la Douce 

Denver International Film Festival
2000    Lifetime Achievement Award

Elle Women in Hollywood Awards
2012     Woman of the Year

2005     Icon Award

Film Society of Lincoln Center
1995     Gala Tribute

GLAAD Media Awards
2002     Vanguard Award   

 Golden Apple Awards
1959      Golden Apple     Most Cooperative Actress

Golden Camera, Germany
1997      Golden Camera for Lifetime Achievement    (International)

Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA
1963      Woman of the Year

Golden Laurel  Awards
1964     Top Female Comedy Performance  Irma la Douce 

1962     Top Female Dramatic Performance
The Children’s Hour 

1961     Female Dramatic Performance  The Apartment 

1960    Top Female Musical Performance  Can-Can 

Lone Star Film & Television Awards
1997    Lone Star Film & Television Award  Best Actress
The Evening Star

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
2016     Career Achievement Award           

1983     Best Actress   Terms of Endearment 

National Board of Review Award, USA
1983    Best Actress    Terms of Endearment 

New York Film Critics Circle Awards
1983    Best Actress  Terms of Endearment 

Online Film & Television Association
2003   Hall of Fame     Acting 

Palm Springs International Film Festival
2006   Lifetime Achievement Award

Telluride Film Festival, US
1996    Silver Medallion Award     

Venice Film Festival
1988   Volpi Cup    Best Actress    Madame Sousatzka 

1960    Volpi Cup     Best Actress    The Apartment 

Hollywood Walk of Fame
1960   Star on the Walk of Fame    Motion Picture
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Women in Film Crystal Awards
1978    Crystal Award