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The towering presence of Canadian actor Donald Sutherland is often noticed, as are his legendary contributions to cinema. He has appeared in almost 200 different shows and films. He is also the father of renowned actor Kiefer Sutherland, among others. Donald McNichol Sutherland was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, to Dorothy Isobel (McNichol) and... See full bio »

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 14 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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The Italian Job
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MASH Hawkeye Pierce
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 2017 Basmati Blues (completed)
 2016 Measure of a Man (post-production)
Dr. Kahn
 2016 Milton's Secret
Grandpa Howard
 2015/I Forsaken
Reverend William Clayton
 2013 Jappeloup
John Lester
 2012 Dawn Rider
 2012/I Assassin's Bullet
Ambassador Ashdown
 2011 Jock the Hero Dog
Narrator / Sir Percy Fitzpatrick (voice)
 2011 The Eagle
Uncle Aquila
 2010 The Con Artist
John Kranski
 2009 Astro Boy
President Stone (voice)
 2007 Days of Darkness
Award Show Presenter (uncredited)
 2006 Beerfest
Johann von Wolfhaus (uncredited)
 2006 Ask the Dust
 2005 Lord of War
Colonel Oliver Southern (voice)
 2005 American Gun
Carl Wilk
 2005 Aurora Borealis
Ronald Shorter
 2003 Baltic Storm
Lou Aldryn
 2003 Five Moons Plaza
Rosario Sarracino
 2001 Da wan
 2000 Panic
 1998 Free Money
Judge Rolf Rausenberger
 1997 The Assignment
Jack Shaw / Henry Fields
 1997 Shadow Conspiracy
Jacob Conrad
 1996 Hollow Point
Garrett Lawton
 1994 Punch
 1993 Red Hot
 1993 Younger and Younger
Jonathan Younger
 1993 Benefit of the Doubt
 1992 The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas
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 1992 Shadow of the Wolf
 1992 The Setting Sun
John Williams
 1992 The Railway Station Man
Roger Hawthorne
 1991 JFK
 1991 Scream of Stone
 1991 Buster's Bedroom
 1990 Eminent Domain
Josef Borski
 1989 A Dry White Season
Ben du Toit
 1988 Apprentice to Murder
John Reese
 1987 The Trouble with Spies
Appleton Porter
 1987 The Rosary Murders
Father Robert Koesler
 1985 Revolution
Sgt. Maj. Peasy
 1984 Crackers
 1983 Max Dugan Returns
Brian Costello
 1981 A War Story
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 1981 Threshold
Dr. Thomas Vrain
 1981 Gas
Nick the Noz
 1980 Nothing Personal
Roger Keller
 1979 Bear Island
Frank Lansing
 1979 A Man, a Woman and a Bank
Reese Halperin
 1977 The Disappearance
Jay Mallory
 1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie
The Clumsy Waiter (segment "That's Armageddon")
 1975 End of the Game
Corpse of Lt. Robert Schmied
 1974 S*P*Y*S
 1974 Alien Thunder
Sgt. Dan Candy
 1973 Lady Ice
Andy Hammon
 1973 Steelyard Blues
Jesse Veldini
 1971 Klute
John Klute
 1971 Little Murders
Rev. Dupas
 1970 Act of the Heart
Father Michael Ferrier
 1970 Start the Revolution Without Me
Charles / Pierre
 1968 Joanna
Lord Peter Sanderson
 1968 The Split
Dave Negli
 1968 Oedipus the King
Chorus Leader
 1968 Interlude
 1968 Sebastian
 1967 Billion Dollar Brain
Scientist at Computer
 1967 The Shuttered Room
Zebulon (voice)
 1966 Promise Her Anything
Autograph Seeking Father (uncredited)
 1965 The Bedford Incident
Hospitalman Nerney - Sick Bay
 1965 Die! Die! My Darling!
 1965 Dr. Terror's House of Horrors
Dr. Bob Carroll (segment "Vampire")
 1964 Castle of the Living Dead
Sgt. Paul / The witch / The old man
 1963 The World Ten Times Over
Tall Man in Nightclub (uncredited)
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Jennifer Lawrence is as good an actress as you're going to find anywhere. In The Hunger Games (2012), she's playing a character who's a genius in the Shavian sense that Joan of Arc was a genius. And she does it with such clarity. It's incredible to see how clearly that character develops. See more »


Has two roles in common with Alan Alda. Sutherland played Flan in Six Degrees of Separation (1993), the role Alda played in an audio-book publication. Sutherland also played Hawkeye Pierce in MASH (1970), the role Alda played on M*A*S*H (1972). See more »


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