In 2002, Alan won a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture for the movie Gosford Park.
Alan has been nominated for four Golden Globes. In 1967, he was nominated for both Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy and Most Promising Newcomer - Male for Georgy Girl. In 1968, he was nominated for Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for Far From The Madding Crowd. In 1969, he was nominated for Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for
In 1969, Alan was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for The Fixer.