Suchet has been rewarded throughout his career with numerous nominations, honours and awards.
He is Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to drama and holds an Honorary Fellowship of University of Chichester for excellence in the performing arts as well as an Honorary Degree from the University of Kent. He also holds the honourable Freedom of the City of London (which gives him the right to drive sheep over London Bridge and to carry a sword).
He’s been nominated seven times with the prestigious Laurence Olivier Awards for his stage performances in Amadeus, Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Oleanna, Separation, The Merchant of Venice, Once in a Lifetime and All My Sons and was also nominated with a Tony Award for Amadeus on Broadway. He has received several Variety Club Awards, most recently for his role as Cardinal Benelli in The Last Confession.
Among his TV recognitions are three BAFTA nominations for The Way We Live Now, Agatha Christie’s Poirot and A World Apart and an International Emmy Award for
Maxwell. He also received the Special Prize of the Jury on the Istanbul International Film Festival in 1998 for his film role in the independent film Sunday - bricksite.com/davidsuchet
Suchet with his International Emmy Award 2008 for his role in Maxwell
Last updated March 2011
2011¤ Nominated, The Laurence Olivier Awards, best actor, "All My
Sons" (Joe Keller)
2011¤ Winner, Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers' Choice Awards, best