10 EMMY Award Nominations; 2 EMMY Awards: 1980, 1982

4 Golden Globe Nominations: 1974, 1980, 1982, 1983

Global Wildlife Conservation Champion Award, 2016 (GES Africa Conservation Fund)

The Betty White Award, 2016 (Actors and Others for Animals)

Red Cross Humanitarian Award, 2016

Westminster Animal Welfare & Leadership Award

Career Achievement Award (Film Festival St. Augustine)

Career Achievement Award (Film Festival Ft. Lauderdale)

TV Land Impact Award, 2009 Compassion in Action Award, Ayla’s Acres

The Advocate for Farm Animals Award, The Farm Sanctuary, 2007

Woman of the Year Award, API

International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

The Pioneer Broadcasters Award Woman of the Year Award

The Jean Golden Halo Award

The Sarah Siddons Award, 1991 (Chicago Theatre highest honor)

Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, 1989.

The Peoples Choice Award, 1983

Silver Satellite Award (AWRT – Canada)

Genie Award, American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT)