Donald Sutherland

Actor, Disc jockey
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Born: 07/17/1935 in St John, New Brunswick, CA

Filmography

Actor (208)

Basmati Blues 2016 (Movie)

Gurgon (Actor)

Crossing Lines 2012 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Forsaken 2016 (Movie)

Reverend William Clayton (Actor)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 2015 (Movie)

President Snow (Actor)

Cotton 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Best Offer 2014 (Movie)

Billy (Actor)

The Calling 2014 (Movie)

Father Price (Actor)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 2014 (Movie)

President Snow (Actor)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 2013 (Movie)

President Snow (Actor)

Assassin's Bullet 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

The American Giving Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

The Hunger Games 2012 (Movie)

President Snow (Actor)

Treasure Island 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Presenter

Horrible Bosses 2011 (Movie)

Jack Pellit (Actor)

Jock of the Bushveld 2011 (Movie)

(Voice)

Moby Dick 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

The Dawn Rider 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Eagle 2011 (Movie)

Uncle Aquila (Actor)

The Mechanic 2011 (Movie)

Harry McKenna (Actor)

Jolene 2010 (Movie)

Sal (Actor)

The Man on the Train 2010 (Movie)

The Professor (Actor)

The Pillars of the Earth 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Astro Boy 2009 (Movie)

President Stone (Voice)

Dirty Sexy Money 2007 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The Con Artist 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

Fool's Gold 2008 (Movie)

Nigel Honeycutt (Actor)

Trumbo 2008 (Movie)

Dalton Trumbo (Actor)

Fierce People 2007 (Movie)

Ogden C. Osborne (Actor)

Le Dernier Continent 2007 (Movie)

(Narrator)

Reign Over Me 2007 (Movie)

Judge Raines (Actor)

American Gun 2006 (Movie)

Carl Wilk (Actor)

An American Haunting 2006 (Movie)

John Bell Sr (Actor)

Ask the Dust 2006 (Movie)

Hellfrick (Actor)

Aurora Borealis 2006 (Movie)

Ronald Shorter (Actor)

Commander in Chief 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Human Trafficking 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Land of the Blind 2006 (Movie)

Thorne (Actor)

Puffball 2006 (Movie)

Lars (Actor)

Frankenstein 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Lord of War 2005 (Movie)

Colonel Oliver Southern (Actor)

Pride & Prejudice 2005 (Movie)

Mr Bennet (Actor)

18th Annual American Cinematheque Award 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Stephen King's Salem's Lot 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Baltic Storm 2003 (Movie)

Gen. Aldryn (Actor)

Big Shot's Funeral 2003 (Movie)

Don Tyler (Actor)

Cold Mountain 2003 (Movie)

Reverend Monroe (Actor)

Fellini: I'm A Born Liar 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Making the Movie: The Italian Job 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Piazza of the Five Moons 2003 (Movie)

Rosario (Actor)

The Italian Job 2003 (Movie)

John Bridger (Actor)

The 74th Annual Academy Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

1984 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Narrator

AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Final Fantasy: the Spirits Within 2001 (Movie)

of Doctor Sid (Voice)

History Vs. Hollywood 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Queen Victoria's Empire 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Grapes of Wrath 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Narrator

Crime and Punishment 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

Fellini 2000 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Madame Bovary 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

Malcolm X 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

Panic 2000 (Movie)

Michael (Actor)

Pride and Prejudice 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Space Cowboys 2000 (Movie)

Jerry O'Neill (Actor)

The Art of War 2000 (Movie)

Douglas Thomas (Actor)

All Quiet on the Western Front 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

Alone on the Ice 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

Behind the Mask 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Dracula 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

Heart of Darkness 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

Instinct 1999 (Movie)

Ben Hillard (Actor)

Lord of the Flies 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

Mind Control 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

Napoleon's Lost Fleet 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

Red Badge of Courage 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Naked and the Dead 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Narrator

Virus 1999 (Movie)

Captain Everton (Actor)

Bhutan, the Last Shangri-La 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Narrator

Fallen 1998 (Movie)

Lieutenant Stanton (Actor)

Galileo 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Great Gatsby 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Narrator

Without Limits 1998 (Movie)

Bill Bowerman (Actor)

Catch-22 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Don Quixote 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Freud's Interpretation of Dreams 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Great Expectations 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Gulliver's Travels 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Moby Dick 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Native Son 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Plato's Republic 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Assignment 1997 (Movie)

Jack Shaw--Henry Fields (Actor)

The Odyssey 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Prince 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Scarlet Letter 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Shadow Conspiracy 1997 (Movie)

Conrad (Actor)

47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Presenter

A Time to Kill 1996 (Movie)

Lucien Wilbanks (Actor)

The Simpsons 1996 (Tv Show)

Voice

Huck Finn 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Narrator

Outbreak 1995 (Movie)

General McClintock (Actor)

Alice in Wonderland 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Narrator

Beyond Genesis -- The Orgin of Species 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Narrator

Disclosure 1994 (Movie)

Bob Garvin (Actor)

Frankenstein -- The Making of a Monster 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Narrator

Le Morte D'Arthur: The Legend of Arthur 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Narrator

The 66th Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Art of War 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Puppet Masters 1994 (Movie)

Andrew Nivens (Actor)

War of the Worlds 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Narrator

Younger and Younger 1994 (Movie)

Jonathan Younger (Actor)

Benefit of the Doubt 1993 (Movie)

Frank (Actor)

Buster's Bedroom 1993 (Movie)

O'Connor (Actor)

Dr. Bethune 1993 (Movie)

Dr Norman Bethune (Actor)

Red Hot 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Shadow of the Wolf 1993 (Movie)

Henderson (Actor)

Six Degrees of Separation 1993 (Movie)

Flan Kittredge (Actor)

The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Prize: The Epic Quest For Oil, Money & Power 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Narrator

49th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Performer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1992 (Movie)

Merrick (Actor)

The Mighty River 1992 (Movie)

(Narrator)

The Setting Sun 1992 (Movie)

(Actor)

Backdraft 1991 (Movie)

Ronald Bartel (Actor)

Eminent Domain 1991 (Movie)

Jozef Burski (Actor)

J.F.K. 1991 (Movie)

Colonel X (Actor)

Schrei aus Stein 1991 (Movie)

Ivan (Actor)

A Dry White Season 1989 (Movie)

Ben (Actor)

Lock Up 1989 (Movie)

Warden Drumgoole (Actor)

Lost Angels 1989 (Movie)

Dr Charles Loftis (Actor)

Paul Gauguin: The Savage Dream 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Voice

The 61st Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Performer

Apprentice to Murder 1988 (Movie)

John Reese (Actor)

The Rosary Murders 1987 (Movie)

Father Bob Koesler (Actor)

The Trouble With Spies 1987 (Movie)

Appleton Porter (Actor)

The Wolf at the Door 1987 (Movie)

Paul Gauguin (Actor)

Heaven Help Us 1985 (Movie)

Brother Thadeus (Actor)

Ordeal By Innocence 1985 (Movie)

Dr Arthur Calgary (Actor)

Revolution 1985 (Movie)

Sergeant Major Peasy (Actor)

Crackers 1984 (Movie)

Weslake (Actor)

Max Dugan Returns 1983 (Movie)

Brian Costello (Actor)

Threshold 1983 (Movie)

Dr Thomas Vrain (Actor)

The American Film Institute Salute to Frank Capra 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Performer

A War Story 1981 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

Eye of the Needle 1981 (Movie)

Faber (Actor)

Gas 1980 (Movie)

Nick the Noz (Actor)

Nothing Personal 1980 (Movie)

Roger Keller (Actor)

Ordinary People 1980 (Movie)

Calvin Jarrett (Actor)

A Man, a Woman and a Bank 1979 (Movie)

Reese Halperin (Actor)

Murder By Decree 1979 (Movie)

Robert Lees (Actor)

The First Great Train Robbery 1979 (Movie)

Agar (Actor)

Bear Island 1978 (Movie)

Frank Lansing (Actor)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978 (Movie)

Matthew Bennell (Actor)

National Lampoon's Animal House 1978 (Movie)

Dave Jennings (Actor)

North China Commune 1978 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

1900 1977 (Movie)

Attila (Actor)

The Kentucky Fried Movie 1977 (Movie)

Clumsy Waiter (Actor)

Disappearance 1976 (Movie)

(Actor)

Il Casanova di Federico Fellini 1976 (Movie)

Giacomo Casanova (Actor)

Les Liens de sang 1976 (Movie)

Inspector Steve Carella (Actor)

The Eagle Has Landed 1975 (Movie)

Liam Devlin (Actor)

Spys 1974 (Movie)

Bruland (Actor)

The Day of the Locust 1974 (Movie)

Homer (Actor)

The Shadow Catcher 1974 (Movie)

of Edward S Curtis (Voice)

Don't Look Now 1973 (Movie)

John Baxter (Actor)

Steelyard Blues 1973 (Movie)

Veldini (Actor)

Lady Ice 1972 (Movie)

Andy Hammond (Actor)

FTA 1971 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Johnny Got His Gun 1971 (Movie)

Artist Figure (Actor)

Klute 1971 (Movie)

John Klute (Actor)

Little Murders 1971 (Movie)

Minister (Actor)

The Diahann Carroll Show 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Act of the Heart 1970 (Movie)

Father Michael Ferrier (Actor)

Alex in Wonderland 1970 (Movie)

Alex (Actor)

Kelly's Heroes 1970 (Movie)

Oddball (Actor)

M*A*S*H 1970 (Movie)

Hawkeye Pierce (Actor)

Start the Revolution Without Me 1970 (Movie)

Charles/Pierre (Actor)

Interlude 1968 (Movie)

Lawrence (Actor)

Joanna 1968 (Movie)

Lord Peter Sanderson (Actor)

Sebastian 1968 (Movie)

American (Actor)

The Split 1968 (Movie)

Dave Negli (Actor)

Oedipus the King 1967 (Movie)

Chorus Leader (Actor)

The Dirty Dozen 1967 (Movie)

Vernon Pinkley (Actor)

Promise Her Anything 1966 (Movie)

Baby's Father (Actor)

Die! Die! My Darling! 1965 (Movie)

Joseph (Actor)

The Bedford Incident 1965 (Movie)

Pharmacist Mate Nerney (Actor)

Backstory (TV Show)

Actor

Behind the Mask (TV Show)

Actor

Citizen X (TV Show)

Actor

Frankenstein (Movie)

(Actor)

Free Money (TV Show)

Actor

Natural Enemy (TV Show)

Actor

Path To War (TV Show)

Actor

Quicksand: No Escape (TV Show)

Actor

The Big Heist (TV Show)

Actor

The Hunley (TV Show)

Actor

The Lifeforce Experiment (TV Show)

Actor

The Railway Station Man (TV Show)

Actor

The Sunshine Patriot (TV Show)

Actor

Uprising (TV Show)

Actor

Walden (TV Show)

Narrator
Producer (2)

Steelyard Blues 1973 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

FTA 1971 (Movie)

(Producer)
Writer (1)

FTA 1971 (Movie)

(FTA Show) (Screenplay)
Music (1)

FTA 1971 (Movie)

("Foxtrot Tango Alpha") (Song Performer)

Relationships

Joan Buck

Companion
Thinly veiled their relationship in her 1982 novel The Only Place to Be

Shirley Douglas Actor

Wife
Met while filming "Castle of the Living Dead" (1964) Married in 1966 Mother of Kiefer and Rachel Divorced in 1970

Jane Fonda Actor

Companion
Met while filming "Klute" (1971) Had three-year relationship Performed together in 1973 in "Free the Army" anti-war revue that toured military bases

Lois Hardwick

Wife
Met at the University of Toronto Married in 1959 Divorced in 1966

Francine Racette Actor

Wife
Met in 1972 while filming "Alien Thunder" (1974) Married in August 1990 Mother of Roeg, Rossif, and Angus

Kiefer Sutherland Actor

Son
Born Dec. 21, 1966; mother, Shirley Douglas; twin brother of Rachel; named after Warren Kiefer, writer of Sutherland's first film "Castle of the Living Dead" (1964); starred as Jack Bauer on "24" (Fox)

Frederick Sutherland

Father
Ran the local bus, gas and electricity company Deceased

Rachel Sutherland Post Producer

Daughter
Born Dec. 21, 1966; mother, Shirley Douglas; twin sister of Kiefer

Angus Sutherland

Son
Born Sept. 3, 1982; mother, Francine Racette; middle name Redford from actor Robert Redford

Dorothy Sutherland

Mother
Deceased

Roeg Sutherland Production Assistant

Son
Born Feb. 5, 1974; mother, Francine Racette; named after director Nicolas Roeg

Rossif Sutherland Actor

Son
Born Sept. 25, 1978; mother, Francine Racette; named after director Frederick Rossif

EDUCATION

University of Toronto

1956

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

University of Toronto

1956

Milestones

2012

Cast as series antagonist President Snow in the feature film adaptation of "The Hunger Games"

2011

Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

2009

Lent his voice to the animated feature "Astro Boy"

2008

Played multi-millionaire Nigel Honeycut in "Fool's Gold"

2007

Played an aging aristocratic billionaire in Griffin Dunne's "Fierce People"

2007

Cast as Patrick 'Tripp' Darling III on ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money"; earned a Golden Globe (2008) nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Series

2006

Played a Virginia firearms-shop owner in Aric Avelino's film debut "American Gun"

2006

Co-starred with Colin Farrell in the Robert Towne-directed adaptation of "Ask the Dust"

2005

Cast as Speaker of the House Nathan Templeton on Rod Lurie's ABC drama "Commander in Chief"; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor

2005

Cast as the patriarch in Joe Wright's adaptation of the Jane Austen classic "Pride and Prejudice"

2005

Co-starred with Mira Sorvino in the Lifetime movie "Human Trafficking"; earned Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for Best Actor in a TV movie

2003

Cast in Anthony Minghella's war epic "Cold Mountain"

2003

Had memorable role in F. Gary Gray's remake of the "Italian Job"

2001

Starred as a painter in the off-Broadway play "Ten Unknowns" by Jon Robin Baitz

2001

Had lead role as an Irish thief who plans to rob an airport terminal in the A&E original "The Big Heist"

2000

Acted on stage in "Enigma Variations"

1998

Stalked the hidden enemy in the supernatural thriller "Fallen"

1998

Played University of Oregon track coach Bill Bowerman in Robert Towne's "Without Limits," about track sensation Steve Prefontaine

1997

Cast as a coldly manipulative CIA agent in "The Assignment"

1996

Second film with son Kiefer, as the alcoholic mentor of Jake Brigance (Matthew McConaughey) in "A Time to Kill"

1995

Came aboard "Outbreak" late to play the icy General McClintock

1995

Offered an award winning performance as Colonel Fetisov in the HBO movie "Citizen X"

1994

Narrator for The Learning Channel's "Great Books" series

1994

Portrayed a corporate honcho in Barry Levinson's adaptation of Michael Crichton's "Disclosure"

1993

Offered a captivating performance as a snobbish but charming, upscale New Yorker living through the eyes of other people in "Six Degrees of Separation"; film based on a 1990 play by John Guare

1992

Mentored Kristy Swanson in the feature "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

1991

Cast as a mad firebug in Ron Howard's "Backdraft"

1991

Played a mysterious Washington intelligence officer in Oliver Stone's "JFK"

1989

Cast as a teacher in the South African apartheid drama "A Dry White Season"

1987

Portrayed middle-aged Paul Gauguin in "Wolf at the Door"; also provided voice of Gauguin in PBS' "Paul Gauguin: The Savage Dream" (1989)

1983

Appeared in "Max Dugan Returns" along with son Kiefer in his film debut (also debut of Matthew Broderick)

1983

Returned to TV after a 15-year absence in the CBS movie "John Steinbeck's 'The Winter of Our Discontent'"

1981

Broadway debut as Humbert Humbert in Edward Albee's stage adaptation of "Lolita"

1981

Founded McNichol Pictures Inc.; also served as President

1981

Played a German agent in the thriller "Eye of the Needle"

1980

Came to see the falseness of his life as he struggled to overcome the death of his son in the Academy Award-winning "Ordinary People", co-starring Mary Tyler Moore and Timothy Hutton; film marked Robert Redford's directorial debut

1979

Teamed with Sean Connery for the stylish "The Great Train Robbery"

1978

Delivered arguably his best performance since "Klute" as scientific-minded public health inspector confronting unspeakable horrors in Phillip Kaufman's remake of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"

1976

Delivered a romantic turn as the title role of "Fellini's Casanova"

1976

Played a bestial fascist in Bernardo Bertolucci's "1990"

1975

Evoked pity as the hick in love with an aspiring, selfish would-be starlet (Karen Black) in John Schlesinger's "The Day of the Locust"

1974

Re-teamed with Gould in "S.P.Y.S."

1973

Executive produced "Steelyard Blues" (also starred with Fonda)

1973

Starred opposite Julie Christie in Nicolas Roeg's "Don't Look Now"

1972

Feature debut as co-producer and co-writer for the anti-Vietnam war film "F.T.A."; featured a series of anti-war skits and songs (with Fonda) performed outside army bases

1970

Delivered an outstanding performance as detective opposite then-girlfriend Jane Fonda in "Klute"

1970

Reteamed with Elliott Gould (from "M*A*S*H") for Alan Arkin's "Little Murders"

1970

Played Jesus Christ in Dalton Trumbo's "Johnny Got His Gun"

1969

Soared to stardom as the original Hawkeye Pierce in Robert Altman's "M*A*S*H"

1969

Portrayed a prototypical hippie in the WWII comedy-drama "Kelly's Heroes"

1968

Received strong notices as a flamboyant wealthy young man in "Joanna"

1967

Breakthrough supporting role, "The Dirty Dozen" with Lee Marvin and Charles Bronson

1966

Made U.S. TV debut on the ABC series "Court Martial"

1964

First significant film role, "Il Castello dei Morti Vivi/Castle of the Living Dead"

1963

London stage debut, "August for the People"

1960

Began acting in British TV and repertory theater

1958

Moved to England to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

1952

Made stage debut in "The Male Animal" at the Hart House Theatre in Toronto

1949

Became Canada's (Nova Scotia) youngest radio announcer and disc jockey at age 14

Played Scrooge in a radio production of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"

Acted with the Perth Repertory Theatre in Scotland

Suffered a series of potentially crippling diseases during childhood, including polio, rheumatic fever and hepatitis

Bonus Trivia

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Sutherland was named Officer, Order of Canada in 1978.

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He received an honorary PhD from Saint Mary's University and honorary LLDs from McGill University and the University of Toronto.

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Sutherland was active with the Canadian Centre for Arms Control and Disarmament, an Ottawa-based research organization

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