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Michael Dante is honored to have received these prestigious Awards:

  • Golden Boot Award – The Oscar of Westerns
  • Silver Spur Award – The Golden Globe of Westerns
  • Southern California Motion Picture Council Star Sapphire Halo Award – ‘Best of the Best’ in the Performing Arts
  • Inducted to the prestigious Wall of Fame at Stamford High School in Stamford, CT – Michael’s alma mater
  • Spirit of the Old West Award by the Western Gazette and Bison Museum – Honoring those who keep the old west alive
  • Superstition Mountain Museum – Apache Junction, AZ – Honored for supporting the making of western films in the area. Boot prints in cement, moccasins and portrait of Winterhawk on permanent display
  • Apacheland Spirit Award – Gold Canyon Film Festival – Gold Canyon, AZ – Honoring all of Michael Dante’s western films on television and in films
  • Sidewalk Star on Walk of Stars in Palm Springs, CA – For lifetime excellence on radio, stage, movies and television
  • MICHAEL DANTE WAY – Street named for Michael Dante in his hometown of Stamford, CT – Oct. 2011
  • Memphis Film Festival and Western Clippings Award – Western Genre Career Award
  • Bonanza Roundup Award – Bonanza TV Series Recognition Award
  • Western Film Fair Award – Outstanding Acting in Western Films
  • Michael Dante was sworn in as an Honorary Arizona Ranger – January 2016. There are only two Honorary Arizona Rangers in the state of Arizona, George W. Bush and Michael Dante.
  • Inducted into the Fulton County Baseball and Sports Hall of Fame in Gloversville, NY – August 2017
  • The 2018 Ella Dickey Literacy Award for Michael’s autobiography, ‘Michael Dante-From Hollywood to Michael Dante Way.
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