Donald Sutherland

Biography

Donald McNicol Sutherland, OC (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian character actor with a film career spanning nearly 50 years. Some of Sutherland's more notable movie roles included offbeat warriors in such war movies as "The Dirty Dozen" in 1967, and "MASH" and "Kelly's Heroes" in 1970, as well as in such popular films as "Klute", "Invasion of the Body Snatchers", and "Ordinary People".  His more recent credits include "Reign Over Me" with Don Cheadle and Adam Sandler; "Ask the Dust," written and directed by Robert Towne; "Land of the Blind," with Ralph Fiennes; "An American Haunting," opposite Sissy Spacek; "American Gun," with Marcia Gay Harden and Forest Whitaker; and "Fierce People," directed by Griffin Dunne. He is the father of actor Kiefer Sutherland. Above description from the Wikipedia article Donald Sutherland, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Donald McNicol Sutherland, OC (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian character actor with a film career spanning nearly 50 years. Some of Sutherland's more notable movie roles included offbeat warriors in such war movies as "The Dirty Dozen" in 1967, and "MASH" and "Kelly's Heroes" in 1970, as well as in such popular films as "Klute", "Invasion of the Body Snatchers", and "Ordinary People".  His more recent credits include "Reign Over Me" with Don Cheadle and Adam Sandler; "Ask the Dust," written and directed by Robert Towne; "Land of the Blind," with Ralph Fiennes; "An American Haunting," opposite Sissy Spacek; "American Gun," with Marcia Gay Harden and Forest Whitaker; and "Fierce People," directed by Griffin Dunne. He is the father of actor Kiefer Sutherland. Above description from the Wikipedia article Donald Sutherland, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 172

Birthday 1935-07-17

Place of Birth Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Basmati Blues as Gurgon
2016 Milton's Secret as Grandpa Howard
2016 Point and Shoot as Man
2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 as President Snow
2015 Forsaken as Rev. Clayton
2015 Nicolas Roeg: It's About Time...
2015 Pirate's Passage as Captain Charles Johnson
2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 as President Snow
2014 The Calling as Father Price
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire as President Snow
2013 Crossing Lines(34 episodes) as Michael Dorn
2013 Jappeloup as John Lester
2013 The Best Offer as Billy
2012 Assassin's Bullet as Ambassador Ashdown
2012 Dawn Rider as Pop
2012 The Hunger Games as President Snow
2012 Treasure Island as Flint
2012 Treasure Island(2 episodes) as Captain Flint
2011 Man on the Train as The Professor
2011 Jock of the Bushveld as Narrator / Sir Percy Fitzpatrick
2011 Horrible Bosses as Jack Pellit
2011 Moby Dick(4 episodes)
2011 The Eagle as Aquila
2011 The Mechanic as Harry Mckenna
2010 The Con Artist as Kranski
2010 The Pillars of the Earth as Bartholomew
2010 The Pillars of the Earth(8 episodes) as Earl Bartholomew
2010 Moby Dick as acteur
2009 Astro Boy as General Stone (voice)
2008 Fool's Gold as Nigel Honeycutt
2007 The Last Continent as Narrator (uncredited)
2007 Puffball as Lars
2007 Dirty Sexy Money(23 episodes) as Patrick "Tripp" Darling III
2007 Trumbo as Himself
2007 Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia as Narrator (voice)
2007 Reign Over Me as Richter Raines
2007 Sleepwalkers as Businessman struck by a taxi
2006 Beerfest as Johann von Wolfhaus
2006 Ask the Dust as Hellfrick
2006 Armed and Deadly: The Making of 'The Dirty Dozen' as Himself
2006 Land of the Blind as Thorne
2005 Human Trafficking as Agent Bill Meehan
2005 Human Trafficking(2 episodes)
2005 Commander in Chief(18 episodes)
2005 Pride & Prejudice as Mr. Bennet
2005 Sir! No Sir! as Himself
2005 An American Haunting as John Bell
2005 Aurora Borealis as Ronald Shorter
2005 American Gun as Carl Wilk
2005 Fierce People as Ogden C. Osborne
2004 Frankenstein as Capt. Walton
2004 Frankenstein(2 episodes) as Captain Walton
2004 Salem's Lot as Richard Straker
2003 Cold Mountain as Reverend Monroe
2003 Baltic Storm as Lou Aldryn
2003 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar as Himself / Casanova
2003 The Italian Job as John Bridger
2003 Five Moons Plaza as Rosario Sarracino
2002 Enlisted: The Story of 'M*A*S*H' as Himself
2002 Path to War
2001 Big Shot's Funeral as Tyler
2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross(1 episode)
2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within as Dr. Cid (voice)
2001 The Big Heist as Jimmy Burke
2001 Uprising
2000 Panic as Michael
2000 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows as Himself - Actor
2000 The Art of War as Douglas Thomas
2000 Space Cowboys as Jerry O`Neill
1999 The Hunley as Gen. Pierre G.T. Beauregard
1999 Instinct as Ben Hillard
1999 Behind the Mask as Dr. Bob Shushan
1999 Virus as Captain Robert Everton
1998 Free Money as Judge Rausenberg
1998 Without Limits as Bill Bowerman
1998 Fallen as Lt. Stanton
1997 The Assignment as Jack Shaw / Henry Fields
1997 The View(1 episode)
1997 Shadow Conspiracy as Jacob Conrad
1997 Natural Enemy as Ted Robards
1996 Hollow Point as Garrett Lawton
1996 A Time to Kill as Lucien Wilbanks
1995 Outbreak as Donald McClintock
1995 Citizen X as Col. Mikhail Fetisov
1994 Disclosure as Bob Garvin
1994 The Puppet Masters as Andrew Nivens
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All as Capt. William Marsden
1994 The Lifeforce Experiment as Dr. 'MAC' MacLean
1993 Younger and Younger as Jonathan Younger
1993 Six Degrees of Separation as John Kittredge
1993 Bethune: The Making of a Hero as Dr. Norman Bethune
1993 Benefit of the Doubt
1993 Red Hot
1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Merrick Jamison-Smythe
1992 Shadow of the Wolf as Henderson
1992 Quicksand: No Escape as Murdoch
1991 JFK as X
1991 Backdraft as Ronald Bartel
1991 Buster's Bedroom as O'Connor
1991 Scream of Stone as Ivan
1990 Eminent Domain as Josef Borski
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Lock Up as Warden Drumgoole
1989 Lost Angels as Dr. Charles Loftis
1989 A Dry White Season as Ben du Toit
1988 Apprentice to Murder as John Reese
1987 The Trouble with Spies as Appleton Porter
1987 The Rosary Murders as Father Robert Koesler
1986 The Wolf at the Door as Paul Gauguin
1985 Revolution as Sgt. Maj. Peasy
1985 Heaven Help Us as Brother Thadeus
1985 Ordeal by Innocence as Dr. Arthur Calgary
1984 Crackers as Westlake
1983 The Winter of Our Discontent as Ethan Hawley
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1983 Max Dugan Returns as Brian Costello
1983 Fellini nel cestino as Sé stesso
1981 Threshold as Donald Sutherland
1981 Eye of the Needle as Henry Faber
1980 Ordinary People as Calvin Jarrett
1980 Nothing Personal as Roger Keller
1979 Bear Island as Frank Lansing
1979 A Man, a Woman and a Bank as Reese Halperin
1979 Murder by Decree as Robert Lees
1979 The First Great Train Robbery as Robert Agar
1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers as Dr. Matthew Bennell
1978 Animal House as Dave Jennings
1978 Blood Relatives as Carella
1977 The Disappearance
1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie as The Clumsy Waiter (segment "That's Armageddon")
1976 The Eagle Has Landed as Liam Devlin
1976 Fellini's Casanova as Giacomo Casanova
1976 1900 as Attila
1976 End of the Game as Corpse of Lt. Robert Schmied
1975 The Day of the Locust as Homer Simpson
1974 S*P*Y*S as Bruland
1974 Dan Candy's Law as Sgt. Dan Candy
1973 Don't Look Now as John Baxter
1973 Lady Ice
1973 Steelyard Blues as Jesse Veldini
1972 FTA as Himself
1971 Johnny Got His Gun as Christ
1971 Klute as John Klute
1971 Little Murders as Rev. Dupas
1970 Act of the Heart as Father Michael Ferrier
1970 Start the Revolution Without Me as Charles / Pierre
1970 Kelly's Heroes as Sgt. Oddball (tank commander)
1970 MASH as Captain Benjamin Franklin 'Hawkeye' Pierce
1970 Alex in Wonderland as Alex Morrison
1968 Joanna as Lord Peter Sanderson
1968 The Split as Dave Negli
1968 The Champions(1 episode)
1968 Interlude as Lawrence
1968 Sebastian as Ackerman
1967 Billion Dollar Brain as Scientist at computer
1967 Man in a Suitcase(2 episodes)
1967 The Dirty Dozen as Vernon Pinkley
1965 Play of the Month(1 episode)
1965 The Bedford Incident as Hospitalman Nerney - Sick Bay
1965 Fanatic as Joseph
1965 Gideon's Way(1 episode)
1965 Dr. Terror's House of Horrors as Bob Carroll (segment "Vampire")
1964 Hamlet at Elsinore as Fortinbras
1964 The Castle of the Living Dead as Sgt. Paul / The Witch / The Old Man
1963 The Sentimental Agent(1 episode)
1962 The Saint(2 episodes)
1962 Studio Four(1 episode)
1961 The Avengers(1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(2 episodes)
1900 Measure of a Man as Dr. Kahn
1900 The Eastmans(0 episodes)

Production

2015 Pirate's Passage … Producer
1972 FTA … Producer

Writing

2015 Pirate's Passage … Writer

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