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NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

This page lists the winners and nominees for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. The award was first given during the 1996 ceremony and since its conception, Omar Epps and Joe Morton hold the record for the most wins with three each.

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

1990sEdit

Year Actor Series Ref
1996
Ice-T New York Undercover [1]
Ossie Davis The Client
Bill Nunn New York Undercover
Richard Pryor Chicago Hope
Malcolm-Jamal Warner Touched by an Angel
1997 N/A
1998
Louis Gossett, Jr. Touched by an Angel [2]
Michael Beach ER
Rocky Carroll Chicago Hope
James McDaniel N.Y.P.D. Blue
Clarence Williams III Millennium
1999
Ossie Davis Promised Land [3]
Charles S. Dutton Oz
Giancarlo Esposito Homicide: Life on the Street
Clark Johnson
James McDaniel N.Y.P.D. Blue

2000sEdit

Year Actor Series Ref
2000
Clarence Gilyard, Jr. Walker, Texas Ranger [4]
Dorian Harewood The Hoop Life
Richard T. Jones Judging Amy
Jesse L. Martin Ally McBeal
James McDaniel N.Y.P.D. Blue
2001
Ossie Davis City of Angels [5]
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Oz
Hill Harper City of Angels
Dulé Hill The West Wing
Bokeem Woodbine City of Angels
2002
Ice-T Law & Order: Special Victims Unit [6]
Babyface Soul Food
Charles S. Dutton The Sopranos
Dulé Hill The West Wing
Boris Kodjoe Soul Food
2003
Gary Dourdan CSI: Crime Scene Investigation [7]
Charles S. Dutton Without a Trace
Boris Kodjoe Soul Food
Aaron Meeks
Mekhi Phifer ER
2004
Mekhi Phifer ER [8]
Darrin Henson Soul Food
Dulé Hill The West Wing
Ice-T Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Boris Kodjoe Soul Food
2005
Mekhi Phifer ER [9]
Idris Elba The Wire
Omar Epps House
Darrin Henson Soul Food
Dulé Hill The West Wing
2006
Gary Dourdan CSI: Crime Scene Investigation [10]
Dennis Haysbert 24
Harry Lennix Commander in Chief
Mekhi Phifer ER
James Pickens Jr. Grey's Anatomy
2007
Omar Epps House [11]
Gary Dourdan CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
James Pickens Jr. Grey's Anatomy
Wendell Pierce The Wire
Glynn Turman
2008
Omar Epps House [12]
Taye Diggs Private Practice
Mekhi Phifer ER
James Pickens Jr. Grey's Anatomy
Blair Underwood Dirty Sexy Money
2009
Taye Diggs Private Practice [13]
Laurence Fishburne CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
James Pickens Jr. Grey's Anatomy
Blair Underwood Dirty Sexy Money
Michael K. Williams The Wire

2010sEdit

Year Actor Series Ref
2010
Delroy Lindo Law & Order: Special Victims Unit [14]
Rocky Carroll NCIS
Mekhi Phifer Lie to Me
James Pickens Jr. Grey's Anatomy
Corey Reynolds The Closer
2011
Terrence Howard Law & Order: Los Angeles [15]
André Braugher Men of a Certain Age
Nelsan Ellis True Blood
Giancarlo Esposito Breaking Bad
James Pickens Jr. Grey's Anatomy
2012
James Pickens Jr. Grey's Anatomy [16]
Nelsan Ellis True Blood
Omar Epps House
Ice-T Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Corey Reynolds The Closer
2013
Omar Epps House [17]
Rocky Carroll NCIS
Rockmond Dunbar Sons of Anarchy
Dev Patel The Newsroom
Clarke Peters Treme
2014
Joe Morton Scandal [18]
Guillermo Díaz Scandal
Columbus Short
Michael K. Williams Boardwalk Empire
Jeffrey Wright
2015
Joe Morton Scandal [19]
Guillermo Díaz Scandal
Alfred Enoch How to Get Away with Murder
Courtney B. Vance Masters of Sex
Jeffrey Wright Boardwalk Empire
2016
Joe Morton Scandal [20]
Guillermo Díaz Scandal
Alfred Enoch How to Get Away with Murder
Bryshere Y. Gray Empire
Jussie Smollett
2017
Jussie Smollett Empire [21]
Trai Byers Empire
Alfred Enoch How to Get Away with Murder
Joe Morton Scandal
Jesse Williams Grey's Anatomy
2018
Joe Morton Scandal
Bryshere Gray Empire
Dondre Whitfield Queen Sugar
Jussie Smollett Empire
Trai Byers
2019 Jesse Williams Grey's Anatomy [22]
Joe Morton Scandal
Jussie Smollett Empire
Romany Malco A Million Little Things
Wendell Pierce Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

Multiple wins and nominationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Snow, Shauna (22 February 1996). "5 Films Head Nominations for NAACP Image Awards". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  2. ^ "1998 Image Award Winners". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  3. ^ "The Crisis". The Crisis Publishing Company, Inc. 1 April 1999. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  4. ^ "2000 Image Awards". IMDb. Retrieved August 16, 2016.
  5. ^ "2001 Image Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 16, 2016.
  6. ^ "2002 Image Award Winners". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  7. ^ "2003 Image Award Winners". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  8. ^ "2004 Image Award Winners". IMDb. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  9. ^ "2005 Image Award Winners". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  10. ^ "2006 Image Award Winners". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  11. ^ "2007 Image Award Winners". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  12. ^ "2008 Image Award Winners". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  13. ^ "2009 Image Award Winners". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  14. ^ "2010 Image Award Winners". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  15. ^ "2011 Image Award Winners". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  16. ^ "2012 Image Award Winners". Awards and Winners. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  17. ^ Couch, Aaron (February 1, 2013). "2013 Image Winners". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  18. ^ Couch, Aaron (February 22, 2014). "2014 Image Winners". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  19. ^ Washington, Arlene (February 6, 2015). "2015 Image Winners". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  20. ^ "2016 Image Winners". Variety. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  21. ^ Hipes, Patrick (December 13, 2016). "Ruth Negga, Angela Bassett and Taraji P. Henson nominated". Deadline. Retrieved January 2, 2017.
  22. ^ Lewis, Hillary (February 13, 2019). "2019 NAACP Image Awards: Nominations Complete List". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 2, 2017.