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In the Heat of the Night (1988)

Carroll O'Connor as "William Gillespie"

Carroll O'Connor stars as a small-town police chief (and later a sheriff) in fictional Sparta, Miss. For a small town, Sparta has its share of murder, rape, corruption, racism and drunken driving, so O'Connor's Chief William Gillespie has his hands full. The TV series is based on the novel and film of the same name.

Golden Globe (1994)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Golden Globe (1992)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Golden Globe (1991)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Golden Globe (1990)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Golden Globe (1989)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
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