Millennium Recognition Award, 1999, The Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC.
Resolution in Honor of David Birney, Leadership in the Creation of The Class of ’61
Legacy, Dartmouth College, 2001
Audie Award, 1998
AudioFile Magazine, Earphone Award, 2002, 2005
Walden Books Award, 1988
McCall's Magazine Humanitarian Award, 1988
Resolution in Honor of David Birney, Board of Overseers of Hopkins Center and Hood Museum of Art
"L.A. Weekly" Award, Best Director, A Life in the Theatre, 1980
Photoplay Magazine Award, 1973, "Most Promising Newcomer"
Sixteen Magazine Award, 1973, performance in Bridget Loves Bernie
Buffalo Courier Express Award, 1972, Best Performance as Mercutio in Romeo & Juliet
Theatre World Award, 1968, Best Performance as the dying soldier in Summertree
The Barter Theatre Award, 1965