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The Winner

Giving and receiving—a sampling of honors for a worldwide star

 

1985
Nominated for Academy Award for The Color Purple

 

1986
Nominated for Golden Globe

 

1987
2 DAYTIME EMMYS

 

1988
DAYTIME EMMY
PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD

International Radio & Television Society Broadcaster of the Year

 

1989
DAYTIME EMMY
4 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

 

1990
2 DAYTIME EMMYS
NAACP IMAGE AWARD

America’s Hope Award

 

1991
2 DAYTIME EMMYS
NAACP IMAGE AWARD

 

1992
2 DAYTIME EMMYS

 

1993
2 DAYTIME EMMYS

 

1994
2 DAYTIME EMMYS

Inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame; Chicagoans of the Year Award from Chicago magazine

 

1995
2 DAYTIME EMMYS

 

1996
DAYTIME EMMY

George Foster Peabody Individual Achievement Award

 

1997
DAYTIME EMMY
2 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD

People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World

 

1998
2 DAYTIME EMMYS
2 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD

Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

 

1999*
50th Anniversary Gold Medal from the National Book Foundation National Book Awards
*Removes herself from Daytime Emmy consideration in two categories

 

2000
Primetime Emmy Award for Oprah Winfrey Presents: Tuesdays with Morrie

 

2002
Inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame; honorary Ph.D. in Fine Arts from Princeton University; Bob Hope Humanitarian Award

 

2003
Honors Award from the Association of American Publishers

 

2004
PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD

Global Humanitarian Action Award from the United Nations Association of the United States of America

 

2005
International Emmy Founders Award from the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences; inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame

 

2006
Named Literary Lion by the New York Public Library

 

2007
Elie Wiesel Foundation Humanitarian Award


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2005

Photography: (from top) Corbis; Paul Schmulbach/Globe Photos; Inc., Michael Ferguson/Globe Photos Inc.; Ed Geller/Globe Photos Inc.; Fitzroy Barrett/Globe Photos Inc.; AP Photo/Diane Bondareff; Nina Prommer/Globe Photos Inc.; Valerie Goodloe/Globe Photos Inc.

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