Diahann was nominated 4 times for an Emmy award. She received the first nomination in 1963 for guest starring on TV series Naked City. The second nomination came in 1969, this time for a leading role in a comedy series named Julia. She received the third nomination in 1989 for guest starring in 2 episodes of A Different World, a popular comedy show. In 2008, she was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series for her role on Grey's Anatomy.