Awards & Accolades

  • 1963 Academy Award (Oscar)
    Best Supporting Actress for The Miracle Worker
  • 1970 Emmy Award
    Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for My Sweet Charlie
  • 1977 Emmy Award
    Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series for Captains and the Kings
  • 1980 Emmy Award
    Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
    for The Miracle Worker
  • 1963 Golden Globe Award
    Most Promising Newcomer – Female
  • 1970 Golden Globe Award
    Best Motion Picture Actress – Musical/Comedy for: Me, Natalie

  • 1959-1960 Theater World Award, Most Promising Star for The Miracle Worker
  • 1964 Emmy Award, Outstanding Continued Performance by an
    Actress in a Series (Lead)(Nomination) for The Patty Duke Show
  • 1978 Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a
    Drama or Comedy Special
    (Nomination) for A Family Upside Down
  • 1978 Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a
    Drama or Comedy Series
    (Nomination) for Having Babies 3
  • 1981 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
    (Nomination) for The Women’s Room
  • 1981 Outstanding Individual Achievement – Children’s Programming
    (Nomination) for Girl on the Edge of Town
  • 1984 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
    (Nomination) for George Washington
  • 1999 Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
    (Nomination) for Touched By An Angel: “I Do”
  • 1982 Genie Award (Canada), Best Performance by a Foreign Actress
    (Nomination) for By Design
  • 1963 Golden Globe Award, Best Supporting Actress
    (Nomination) for The Miracle Worker
  • 1963 Most Promising Newcomer – Female for The Miracle Worker
  • 1966 Best TV Star – Female
    (Nomination) for The Patty Duke Show
  • 1970 Best Motion Picture Actress – Musical/Comedy for Me, Natalie
  • 1963 Laurel Award (Photoplay Magazine) Top Female Supporting Performance for The Miracle Worker
  • 1966 Musical Performance, Female (Nomination) for Billie
  • 1970 Female Dramatic Performance (Nomination) for Me, Natalie
  • 1983 People’s Choice Award, Favorite Female Television Performer for It Takes Two
  • 1966 Billboard Award (Gold Record) for Don’t Just Stand There
  • 1984 Western Heritage Award Bronze Wrangler Award for Best Fictional Television Drama for September Gun
  • 1984 Daytime Emmy Award, Outstanding Individual Achievement in Religious Programming, Insight
  • 1985 Democratic Action Eleanor Roosevelt Award
    (Southern California Chapter)
    NOTE: Anna is the first recipient of this award.
  • 1985 Aid for AIDS Award
  • 2002 20th Annual Media Access Awards Screen Actors Guild Harold Russell Award for the Contribution of Public Awareness of Disability Through the Media.
  • 2002 Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival
    Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2001 Helen Keller Achievement Awards (American Foundation for the Blind) Performing Arts
  • 2000 Camie Award, Inspirational Performance By an Actress for
    A Season For Miracles
  • 2002 Idaho Governor’s Award in the Arts Artist To the World
  • 2003 TV Land Award, Favorite Dual Role Character(Nomination) for The Patty Duke Show
  • 2004 Favorite Dual Role Character for The Patty Duke Show
  • 2003 True Colors Award From The Rainbow Connection.NOTE: Anna is the first recipient of this award.
  • 2003 Erasing The Stigma Mental Health Leadership Award
  • 2004 Long Island Film Festival Best Actress Award For Wrong Turn
  • 2004 American Association of Community Theatre Special Recognition Award
  • 2006 Rebecca’s Dream Legacy of Life Special Recognition Award NOTE: Anna is the first recipient of this award
  • 2006 Lionel Aldridge Award From the National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • 2007 Spokie Award, Best Actress, Play for Humble Boy
  • 2007 Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters, University of North Florida For advancing awareness in mental health issues
  • 2008 Operation of Hope, Woman of the Year Award
  • 2008 Women in Film & Video, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2009 Sunshine from Darkness Award For advancing awareness in mental health issues