Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 17-07-1935
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Also Known As:

    Don Sutherland
    Donald McNicol Sutherland, OC

  • Popularity: 25.35
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Donald McNichol Sutherland (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian actor whose film career spans over 6 decades. He has been nominated for eight Golden Globe Awards, winning two for his performances in the television films Citizen X (1995) and Path to War (2002); the former also earned him a Primetime Emmy Award. An inductee of the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Canadian Walk of Fame, he also received a Canadian Academy Award for the drama film Threshold (1981). Multiple film critics and media outlets have cited him as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination. In 2017, he received an Academy Honorary Award for his contributions to cinema. In 2021, he won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries for his work in the HBO miniseries The Undoing (2020). Sutherland rose to fame after starring in films including The Dirty Dozen (1967), M*A*S*H (1970), Kelly's Heroes (1970), Klute (1971), Don't Look Now (1973), Fellini's Casanova (1976), 1900 (1976), The Eagle Has Landed (1976), Animal House (1978), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Ordinary People (1980), and Eye of the Needle (1981). He later went on to star in many other films where he appeared either in leading or supporting roles such as A Dry White Season (1989), JFK (1991), Outbreak (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), The Assignment (1997), Without Limits (1998), Big Shot's Funeral (2001), The Italian Job (2003), Cold Mountain (2003), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Aurora Borealis (2006) and The Hunger Games franchise (2012–2015). He is the father of actors Kiefer Sutherland, Rossif Sutherland, and Angus Sutherland.




Year Movie Character
1970 M*A*S*H as Hawkeye Pierce
2005 An American Haunting as John Bell
1981 Eye of the Needle as Faber
2003 Five Moons Plaza as Rosario Sarracino
1975 The Day of the Locust as Homer Simpson
1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers as Matthew Bennell
1989 A Dry White Season as Ben du Toit
1994 The Puppet Masters as Andrew Nivens
1970 Alex in Wonderland as Alex Morrison
1985 Heaven Help Us as Brother Thadeus
1993 Benefit of the Doubt as Frank
1976 Fellini's Casanova as Giacomo Casanova
1989 Lost Angels as Dr. Charles Loftis
1979 Bear Island as Frank Lansing
1980 Ordinary People as Calvin Jarrett
1978 Blood Relatives as Carella
2001 The Big Heist as Jimmy Burke
2011 Man on the Train as The Professor
1979 A Man, a Woman and a Bank as Reese Halperin
1973 Steelyard Blues as Jesse Veldini
1996 Hollow Point as Garrett Lawton
1984 Crackers as Westlake
1991 Scream of Stone as Ivan
1988 Apprentice to Murder as John Reese
1984 Ordeal by Innocence as Dr. Arthur Calgary
2012 Dawn Rider as Pop
1987 The Rosary Murders as Father Robert Koesler
1987 The Trouble with Spies as Appleton Porter
1977 The Disappearance as Jay Mallory
1992 Quicksand: No Escape as Murdoch
1986 The Wolf at the Door as Paul Gauguin
1994 The Lifeforce Experiment as Dr. 'MAC' MacLean
1991 Buster's Bedroom as O'Connor
1981 Threshold as Dr. Thomas Vrain
1980 Nothing Personal as Roger Keller
1973 Lady Ice as Andy Hammon
1993 Younger and Younger as Jonathan Younger
1993 Bethune: The Making of a Hero as Dr. Norman Bethune
2015 Pirate's Passage as Captain Charles Johnson (voice)
1991 Eminent Domain as Josef Borski
2007 Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia as Narrator (voice)
1974 Alien Thunder as Sgt. Dan Candy
1983 The Winter of Our Discontent as Ethan Hawley
2007 Sleepwalkers as Businessman struck by a taxi
1999 Behind the Mask as Dr. Bob Shushan
2016 Point and Shoot as Man
1981 A War Story as Narrator
1980 North China Factory as Narrator
1977 Bethune as Norman Bethune
2009 The Eastmans as Dr. Charles Eastman
1992 The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas as Narrator
2019 American Hangman as Judge Straight
1988 People of the Forest: The Chimps of Gombe as Narrator
2008 Stonehenge: Decoded as Narrator
1994 The Mighty River as Narrator
2018 A Reindeer's Journey as Narrator
1970 Cloudbusting as William Reich
2022 Mr. Harrigan's Phone as Mr. Harrigan
2004 Salem's Lot – Brennen muss Salem as Richard Straker
1971 Klute as John Klute
1973 Don't Look Now as John Baxter
1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Merrick Jamison-Smythe
1976 The Eagle Has Landed as Liam Devlin
1998 Free Money as Judge Rausenberg
2000 The Art of War as Douglas Thomas
1998 Without Limits as Bill Bowerman
2003 Path to War as Clark Clifford
1978 The First Great Train Robbery as Robert Agar
1995 Citizen X as Col. Mikhail Fetisov
1985 Revolution as Sgt. Maj. Peasy
1989 Lock Up as Warden Drumgoole
2005 Aurora Borealis as Ronald Shorter
1974 S*P*Y*S as Bruland
2010 The Con Artist as Kranski
1997 Shadow Conspiracy as Jacob Conrad
1999 The Hunley as Gen. Pierre G.T. Beauregard
2005 Sir! No Sir! as Self
1997 The Assignment as Jack Shaw / Henry Fields
1970 Start the Revolution Without Me as Charles / Pierre
1968 Joanna as Lord Peter Sanderson
2012 Assassin's Bullet as Ambassador Ashdown
1970 Act of the Heart as Father Michael Ferrier
1983 Fellini nel cestino as Sé stesso
1994 Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All as Capt. William Marsden
2006 Land of the Blind as Thorne
1972 FTA as Self
2018 Measure of a Man as Dr. Kahn
2018 The Leisure Seeker as John Spencer
1992 The Railway Station Man as Roger Hawthorne
2001 The Autobiography of Malcolm X as Narrator
1971 Klute in New York as Self
1992 The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power as Narrator
2019 The Physics of Sorrow as (additional voice)
2021 JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass as Narrator (voice)
1983 Max Dugan Returns as Brian Costello
2006 Ask the Dust as Hellfrick
2000 Space Cowboys as Jerry O`Neill
1993 Six Degrees of Separation as Flan
2008 Fool's Gold as Nigel Honeycutt
1999 Instinct as Ben Hillard
1994 Disclosure as Bob Garvin
1996 Natural Enemy as Ted Robards
1998 Fallen as Lt. Stanton
1999 Virus as Captain Robert Everton
1965 Dr. Terror's House of Horrors as Bob Carroll (segment "Vampire")
2011 The Mechanic as Harry Mckenna
2005 American Gun as Carl Wilk
2005 Fierce People as Ogden C. Osborne
2001 Big Shot's Funeral as Tyler
2017 Basmati Blues as Gurgon
2003 Baltic Storm as Lou Aldryn
2015 Forsaken as Rev. Clayton
2016 Milton's Secret as Grandpa Howard
1976 The Cinema According to Bertolucci as Himself
1976 The Spiral as Narrator (English version) (voice)
1970 Miranda's Victim as Judge Wren
2012 The Hunger Games: Letters From The Rose Garden as Self
1991 Backdraft as Ronald Bartel
2005 Pride & Prejudice as Mr. Bennet
1965 Fanatic as Joseph
2011 The Eagle as Aquila
2013 The Best Offer as Billy
1968 Interlude as Lawrence
1993 Red Hot as Kirov
2015 Nicolas Roeg: It's About Time... as Self
1981 Gas as Nick the Noz
2020 The Burnt Orange Heresy as Jerome Debney
2020 Alone as Edward
2012 The World Is Watching: Making the Hunger Games as Himself
1976 1900 as Attila Mellanchini
1970 Kelly's Heroes as Sgt. Oddball (tank commander)
1964 The Castle of the Living Dead as Sgt. Paul / The Witch / The Old Man
1971 Johnny Got His Gun as Christ
2009 Astro Boy as General Stone (voice)
1992 Shadow of the Wolf as Henderson
2014 The Calling as Father Price
2000 Enlisted: The Story of 'M*A*S*H' as Self
2001 Uprising as Adam Czerniaków
1968 Oedipus the King as Chorus Leader
1992 The Setting Sun as John Williams
2019 Backdraft 2 as Ronald Bartel
1996 A Time to Kill as Lucien Wilbanks
2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within as Dr. Cid (voice)
2007 Reign Over Me as Richter Raines
1995 Outbreak as Donald McClintock
2007 Puffball as Lars
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire as President Snow
2019 Ad Astra as Thomas Pruitt
2000 Panic as Michael
2003 The Italian Job as John Bridger
2003 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar as Self - Casanova
2022 Moonfall as Holdenfield
1968 The Sunshine Patriot as Benedeck
1979 Murder by Decree as Robert Lees
2012 The Hunger Games as President Snow
2011 Horrible Bosses as Jack Pellit
2011 Jock the Hero Dog as Narrator / Sir Percy Fitzpatrick
2014 Surviving the Game: Making The Hunger Games: Catching Fire as Himself
2012 Treasure Island as Captain Flint
2003 Cold Mountain as Reverend Monroe
1968 The Split as Dave Negli
1971 Little Murders as Rev. Dupas
1975 Abicinema as Self
2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 as President Snow
2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 as President Snow
2007 Trumbo as Himself
2006 Operation Dirty Dozen as Self (uncredited)
2015 The Mockingjay Lives: The Making of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 as Himself
2006 Armed and Deadly: The Making of 'The Dirty Dozen' as Himself
2013 Jappeloup as John Lester
1968 Sebastian as Ackerman
1967 The Dirty Dozen as Vernon Pinkley
1975 End of the Game as Corpse of Lt. Robert Schmied
1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie as The Clumsy Waiter (segment "That's Armageddon")
1964 Hamlet at Elsinore as Fortinbras
1991 JFK as X
2007 Days of Darkness as Himself
2006 Beerfest as Johann von Wolfhaus
1965 The Bedford Incident as Hospitalman Nerney - Sick Bay
1978 Animal House as Dave Jennings
1967 Billion Dollar Brain as Scientist at Computer
2000 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows as Self - Actor
1966 Promise Her Anything as Autograph Seeking Father (uncredited)
2005 Lord of War as Colonel Oliver Southern (voice)
2002 The Magic of Fellini as Self (archive footage)
1993 La Classe américaine as Assassin (archive footage) (uncredited)
1984 Terror in the Aisles as Matthew Bennell (archive footage) (uncredited)
1982 Night of 100 Stars as Self
2015 Pirate's Passage
1972 FTA
1973 Steelyard Blues
2015 Pirate's Passage
1972 FTA
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2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (1 episode) as Self - Guest
1965 Gideon's Way (1 episode) as Philip Guest
2007 Dirty Sexy Money (23 episode) as Patrick "Tripp" Darling III
2005 Commander in Chief (18 episode) as Nathan Templeton
1962 The Saint (2 episode) as John Wood
1968 The Champions (1 episode) as David Crayley
1963 The Sentimental Agent (1 episode)
1967 Man in a Suitcase (2 episode)
1953 The Oscars (2 episode) as Self
1994 Inside the Actors Studio (1 episode) as Self
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode) as Hollis Hurlbut (voice)
1988 LIVE with Kelly and Ryan (1 episode)
1997 The View (1 episode) as Self
1961 The Avengers (1 episode) as Jessel
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode) as Ethan Hawley
2005 Human Trafficking (2 episode) as Agent Bill Meehan
1965 Play of the Month (1 episode) as Charles Givens
1962 Studio Four (1 episode) as Switchboard Operator
2010 The Pillars of the Earth (8 episode) as Earl Bartholomew
2011 Moby Dick (4 episode) as Father Mapple
2013 Crossing Lines (34 episode) as Michael Dorn
2004 Frankenstein (2 episode) as Captain Walton
2012 Treasure Island (2 episode) as Captain Flint
2007 The Graham Norton Show (1 episode) as Self
2004 Salem's Lot (2 episode) as Richard Straker
1988 American Experience (1 episode) as Narrator (voice)
2018 Trust (10 episode) as J. Paul Getty Sr.
2001 Queen Victoria's Empire (4 episode) as Himself - Narrator
2020 The Undoing (6 episode) as Franklin Reinhart
1990 Romy Award (1 episode) as himself
1968 The Dick Cavett Show (1 episode) as Self - Guest
2000 Backstory (1 episode) as Self
2001 History vs. Hollywood (1 episode) as Self
2022 Swimming with Sharks (6 episode) as Redmond
2021 JFK: Destiny Betrayed (4 episode) as Narrator
2016 Ice (6 episode) as Pieter Van De Bruin
1968 The Name of the Game (1 episode) as Jerry Trevor
1997 Scene by Scene (1 episode)
2013 The Frame (1 episode) as President Snow

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