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: 5.93
  • Homepage: N/A


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.




Year Movie Character
1970 M*A*S*H as Hawkeye Pierce
2005 An American Haunting as John Bell
2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within as Dr. Cid (voice)
1981 Eye of the Needle as Henry Faber
2003 Five Moons Plaza as Rosario Sarracino
1975 The Day of the Locust as Homer Simpson
1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers as Dr. Matthew Bennell
1989 A Dry White Season as Ben du Toit
1994 The Puppet Masters as Andrew Nivens
1997 Natural Enemy as Ted Robards
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
2010 The Con Artist as Kranski
1989 Lost Angels as Dr. Charles Loftis
1979 Bear Island as Frank Lansing
1980 Ordinary People as Calvin Jarrett
2005 Sir! No Sir! as Himself
2007 The Last Continent as Narrator (uncredited)
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 Trouble with Spies as Appleton Porter
1977 The Disappearance
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
1973 Lady Ice as Andy Hammon
1993 Younger and Younger as Jonathan Younger
2007 Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia as Narrator (voice)
2009 The Eastmans as Dr. Charles Eastman
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
2000 The Art of War as Douglas Thomas
1998 Without Limits as Bill Bowerman
2002 Path to War
1978 The First Great Train Robbery as Robert Agar
1993 Six Degrees of Separation as John Kittredge
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
1997 Shadow Conspiracy as Jacob Conrad
1999 The Hunley as Gen. Pierre G.T. Beauregard
1997 The Assignment as Jack Shaw / Henry Fields
2005 Fierce People as Ogden C. Osborne
1970 Start the Revolution Without Me as Charles / Pierre
1968 Joanna as Lord Peter Sanderson
1987 The Rosary Murders as Father Robert Koesler
2012 Assassin's Bullet as Ambassador Ashdown
1970 Act of the Heart as Father Michael Ferrier
1983 Fellini nel cestino as Sé stesso
1980 Nothing Personal as Roger Keller
2006 Land of the Blind as Thorne
1993 Bethune: The Making of a Hero as Dr. Norman Bethune
2015 Pirate's Passage as Captain Charles Johnson (voice)
1990 Eminent Domain as Josef Borski
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
2018 Measure of a Man as Dr. Kahn
2016 Point and Shoot as Man
1981 A War Story as Narrator
1980 North China Factory as Narrator
1977 Bethune as Norman Bethune
2017 The Leisure Seeker as John Spencer
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
1970 Alone as Edward
2008 Stonehenge: Decoded as Narrator
2006 Ask the Dust as Hellfrick
2000 Space Cowboys as Jerry O`Neill
1998 Free Money as Judge Rausenberg
2008 Fool's Gold as Nigel Honeycutt
1999 Instinct as Ben Hillard
1994 Disclosure as Bob Garvin
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
2001 Big Shot's Funeral as Tyler
1994 Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All as Capt. William Marsden
2017 Basmati Blues as Gurgon
1972 FTA as Himself
2015 Nicolas Roeg: It's About Time...
1992 The Railway Station Man as Roger Hawthorne
2020 The Burnt Orange Heresy as Jerome Debney
2001 The Autobiography of Malcolm X as Narrator
1971 Klute in New York
1970 The World Is Watching: Making the Hunger Games as Himself
1991 Backdraft as Ronald Bartel
2000 Panic as Michael
1965 Fanatic as Joseph
2009 Astro Boy as General Stone (voice)
2011 The Eagle as Aquila
2013 The Best Offer as Billy
1968 Interlude as Lawrence
2003 Baltic Storm as Lou Aldryn
1993 Red Hot as Kirov
2015 Forsaken as Rev. Clayton
2016 Milton's Secret as Grandpa Howard
1981 Gas as Nick the Noz
1992 The Setting Sun as John Williams
2012 Treasure Island as Flint
1992 The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power as Narrator
2005 Pride & Prejudice as Mr. Bennet
1970 Kelly's Heroes as Sgt. Oddball (tank commander)
1979 Murder by Decree as Robert Lees
1964 The Castle of the Living Dead as Sgt. Paul / The Witch / The Old Man
1971 Johnny Got His Gun as Christ
1992 Shadow of the Wolf as Henderson
2001 Uprising as Adam Czerniaków
1976 Bertolucci secondo il cinema as Himself
2019 Backdraft 2 as Ronald Bartel
1970 Surviving the Game - Making The Hunger Games: Catching Fire as Himself
1996 A Time to Kill as Lucien Wilbanks
1983 Max Dugan Returns as Brian Costello
2007 Reign Over Me as Richter Raines
1976 1900 as Attila
1995 Outbreak as Donald McClintock
2007 Puffball as Lars
2014 The Calling as Father Price
2002 Enlisted: The Story of 'M*A*S*H' as Himself
1968 Oedipus the King as Chorus Leader
2003 The Italian Job as John Bridger
2011 Horrible Bosses as Jack Pellit
2019 Ad Astra as Thomas Pruitt
2012 The Hunger Games as President Snow
2011 Jock the Hero Dog as Narrator / Sir Percy Fitzpatrick
2003 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar as Himself / Casanova
1968 The Split as Dave Negli
1971 Little Murders as Rev. Dupas
1964 Hamlet at Elsinore as Fortinbras
2003 Cold Mountain as Reverend Monroe
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire as President Snow
2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 as President Snow
2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 as President Snow
2007 Trumbo as Himself
2013 Jappeloup as John Lester
1967 Operation Dirty Dozen as Himself
2015 The Mockingjay Lives: The Making of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 as Himself
1967 The Dirty Dozen as Vernon Pinkley
2006 Armed and Deadly: The Making of 'The Dirty Dozen' as Himself
1965 The Bedford Incident as Hospitalman Nerney - Sick Bay
1975 End of the Game as Corpse of Lt. Robert Schmied
1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie as The Clumsy Waiter (segment "That's Armageddon")
2016 Pawns, No More: The Making of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 as Himself
1968 Sebastian as Ackerman
1966 Promise Her Anything as Autograph Seeking Father (uncredited)
1991 JFK as X
2007 Days of Darkness as Himself
2006 Beerfest as Johann von Wolfhaus
1978 Animal House as Dave Jennings
1967 Billion Dollar Brain as Scientist at Computer
2000 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows as Himself - Actor
1993 La Classe américaine as Assassin (archive footage) (uncredited)
2015 Pirate's Passage
1972 FTA
2015 Pirate's Passage
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2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (1 episode)
1965 Gideon's Way (1 episode)
2005 Commander in Chief (18 episode) as Nathan Templeton
2007 Dirty Sexy Money (23 episode) as Patrick "Tripp" Darling III
1962 The Saint (2 episode) as John Wood
1968 The Champions (1 episode)
1963 The Sentimental Agent (1 episode)
1967 Man in a Suitcase (2 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards (2 episode)
1994 Inside the Actors Studio (1 episode)
2016 Ice (10 episode) as Pieter Van De Bruin
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1 episode)
1997 The View (1 episode)
1961 The Avengers (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
2005 Human Trafficking (2 episode) as Agent Bill Meehan
1965 Play of the Month (1 episode)
1962 Studio Four (1 episode)
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 Himself
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 (1 episode) as Franklin Renner
1990 Romy Award (1 episode) as himself
1988 The Dirty Dozen (1 episode) as Vernon L. Pinkley
1968 The Dick Cavett Show (1 episode) as Himself - Guest
1970 For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (0 episode)

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