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Donald Sutherland

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Donald Sutherland

Canadian actor whose film career spans nearly 50 years add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1935.

Countries: United States (63%), United Kingdom (16%), Canada (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Will Smith, Don't Look Now, Stockard Channing

Linked to: University of Toronto, Victoria University in the University of Toronto, The Huffington Post, Volvo

 

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Donald Sutherland was born in 1935 add something


1953

Robert Altman - The 1953 film "Battle Circus," starring Humphrey Bogart, may have influenced the novel and/or Altman's version of MASH. (Battle Circus' original title, "MASH" was rejected by the studio; it was felt that the public might think the film was about potatoes/) Production was sometimes so tumultuous that the leads Elliot Gould and Donald Sutherland tried to have Altman fired over his unorthodox filming methods, but MASH was widely hailed as an immediate classic upon its 1970 release.


1955

William B. Davis - In 1955 he enrolled in the University of Toronto to study philosophy, but actively pursued a career as an actor alongside future actor Donald Sutherland


1968

In 1968, after the breakthrough in UK-made "The Dirty Dozen", Sutherland left London for Hollywood add something


1970

Jane Fonda - In April 1970, Fred Gardner, Fonda, and Donald Sutherland formed the FTA tour , an anti-war road show designed as an answer to Bob Hope's USO tour


1973

Don't Look Now - "Don't Look Now" has become famous for a sex scene involving Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland, which caused considerable controversy prior to its release in 1973


1975

In 1975 he starred in "Day of the Locust" opposite Karen Black of "Easy Rider" and "Five Easy Pieces" fame; Sutherland played the lead character, Homer Simpson, in this drama based on the book by "Nathanael West" add something


 

He won acclaim for his performance in the Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci's 1976 epic film 1900 and as the conflicted father in the Academy award-winning family drama "Ordinary People" alongside Mary Tyler Moore and Timothy Hutton add something

 

Michael Caine - In 1976 he appeared in the screen adaptation by Tom Mankiewicz of the Jack Higgins novel The Eagle Has Landed as Oberst Kurt Steiner, the commander of a Luftwaffe paratroop brigade disguised as Polish paratroopers, whose mission was to kidnap or kill the-British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, alongside co-stars Donald Sutherland, Robert_Duvall, Jenny Agutter, and Donald Pleasence.

 

Robert De Niro - In 1976, De Niro appeared, along with Gerard Depardieu and Donald Sutherland, in Bernardo Bertolucci's epic biographical exploration of life in Italy before World War II, Novecento, seen through the eyes of two Italian childhood friends at the opposite sides of society's hierarchy.


1977

He played the part of physician-hero Norman Bethune in two separate biographical films in 1977 and 1990 add something


1978

Sutherland had a small role as pot-smoking Professor Dave Jennings in "National Lampoon's Animal House" in 1978, making himself known to younger fans as a result of the movie's popularity add something

 

Sutherland was made an Officer of the Order of Canada on 18 December 1978 and was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 2000 add something


1979

Michael Crichton - The novel was later made into a 1979 film directed by Crichton himself, starring Sean Connery and Donald Sutherland


1980

A prolific actor, some of Sutherland's better-known roles in the 1980s and 1990s were in the South African apartheid drama "A Dry White Season" , alongside Marlon Brando and Susan_Sarandon; as an incarcerated pyromaniac in the firefighter thriller "Backdraft" alongside Kurt Russell and Robert De Niro, Lock Up with Sylvester_Stallone; and as a snobbish NYC art dealer in "Six Degrees of Separation" , with Stockard Channing and Will Smith add something

 

Don't Look Now - Extras include an introduction by film journalist Alan Jones, an audio commentary by director Nicolas Roeg, a retrospective documentary featurette , an extract from a 1980s documentary about Roeg , and interviews with Donald Sutherland, composer Pino Donaggio , scriptwriter Allan Scott, cinematographer Anthony Richmond and film director Danny Boyle, as well as a "compressed" version of the film made by Boyle for a BAFTA tribute

 

Howie Mandel - In 1980, he won the lead role in the Canadian movie "Gas", co-starring Susan Anspach and Donald Sutherland


1981

In 1981 he narrated "A War Story", an Anne Wheeler film add something

 

Kate Nelligan - In 1981, she starred opposite fellow Canadian Donald Sutherland in "Eye of the Needle", a wartime espionage thriller based on the Ken Follett best-selling novel


1985

He played psychiatrist and visionary Wilhelm Reich in the video for Kate Bush's 1985 single, "Cloudbusting" add something

 

Andrew McCarthy - In 1985, McCarthy starred with Donald Sutherland and Kevin Dillon in "Heaven Help Us" playing Michael Dunn

 

Sid Owen - Prior to his role in "EastEnders" he had a small role in the film "Revolution" in 1985, in which he appeared alongside Al Pacino and Donald Sutherland

 

Heaven Help Us - "'Heaven Help Us"' is a 1985 comedy-drama film starring Andrew McCarthy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon, Donald Sutherland, Wallace_Shawn, Stephen Geoffreys, John Heard, and Patrick Dempsey


1989

Kevin Corrigan - After studying at The Actors Studio, Corrigan made his film debut in 1989 in "Lost Angels" starring Donald Sutherland and Adam Horovitz


1990

John Irvin - In the 1990s, Irvin directed "Eminent Domain" , starring Donald Sutherland and Anne Archer

 

Don't Look Now - "Flatliners", a 1990 supernatural thriller directed by Joel Schumacher, draws explicitly on the red-coated childlike figure by having a character terrorised by a child wearing a red coat; coincidentally, the character who is being tormented is played by Kiefer Sutherland, Donald Sutherland's son


1992

In 1992, he played the part of Merrick in the movie "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", with Kristy Swanson add something


1993

Brooke Hayward - Her last screen appearance was in a small role in John Guare's 1993 film adaptation of "Six Degrees of Separation", with Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland, and Will Smith

 

Ian McKellen - Kellen had a supporting role as a South African tycoon in the critically acclaimed Six Degrees of Separation, in which he starred with Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland, and Will Smith.


1994

He played a software company's scheming CEO in Barry Levinson's 1994 drama "Disclosure" opposite Michael Douglas and in 1995 was cast as the antagonistic Maj. Gen. Donald McClintock in Wolfgang Petersen's thriller "Outbreak", featuring Dustin Hoffman, Morgan Freeman, and Rene Russo add something


 

Sutherland was later cast in 1997 with his son Kiefer in Joel Schumacher's award-winning crime thriller "A Time to Kill", based on the bestselling book of the same name, written by John Grisham add something

 

Johnny Newman - Played in the 1997 film "Shadow Conspiracy" with Charlie Sheen, Linda Hamilton, Donald Sutherland and Gore Vidal


2000

He played an ageing but enthusiastic astronaut in 2000's "Space Cowboys", co-starring with director Clint Eastwood add something

 

Clint Eastwood - In 2000 Eastwood directed and starred in Space Cowboys alongside Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, and James Garner as one of a group of veteran "ex-test pilots" who are sent into space to repair an old Soviet satellite.


2001

Rosamund Kwan - In 2001 she appeared in Feng Xiaogang's Chinese comedy, "Big Shot's Funeral", which starred Donald Sutherland as a film director and Kwan as his assistant


2003

Joshua Jackson - Shortly after "Dawson's Creek" ended in 2003, Jackson played the lead role in films alongside Dennis Hopper , Harvey Keitel , and Donald Sutherland


2005

Judi Dench - A major hit for Dench came with Joe Wright's "Pride & Prejudice", a 2005 adaptation of the same-titled novel by Jane Austen, starring Keira Knightley and Donald Sutherland

 

Matt Lanter - In April 2005, he signed on to become a series regular portraying the role of Horace Calloway on ABC's political drama series "Commander in Chief", starring Geena Davis and Donald Sutherland


2006

He earned an Emmy nomination in 2006 for his performance in the miniseries "Human Trafficking" add something

 

Dan Rather - In the 2006 film "Land of the Blind", the phrase briefly appears on a blackboard in a re-education camp for opponents of the dystopian regime led by Donald Sutherland

 

John Fante - In March 2006, Paramount Pictures released "Ask the Dust", directed by Robert Towne and starring Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek and Donald Sutherland


2007

Craig Wright (playwright) - During the 2007 season, Wright worked as the creator, head writer, and executive producer of ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money," which stars "Six Feet Under" alumnus Peter Krause, Donald Sutherland, Samaire Armstrong and William Baldwin

 

Peter Krause - From 2007 to 2009, Krause portrayed young lawyer Nick George in ABC's drama "Dirty Sexy Money" alongside veteran actor Donald Sutherland


2008

Sutherland became a blogger for the American news website "The Huffington Post" during the 2008 United States presidential election campaign add something


2009

He provided voice-overs and narration during the intro of 1st semifinal of Eurovision Song Contest 2009, and the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and was one of the Olympic flag bearers add something


2010

In 2010 he starred alongside an ensemble cast in a TV adaptation of Ken Follett's novel "The Pillars of the Earth" add something

 

Sarah Roemer - She appeared as Kristen in the 2010 independent romantic comedy, "The Con Artist", with Donald Sutherland and Rebecca Romijn


2011

The Hunger Games (film) - Multiple-Golden Globe *award winner Donald Sutherland was cast as President Coriolanus Snow in late May 2011


2012

Sutherland portrayed President Snow in the movie adaptation of "The Hunger Games", released in March 2012 add something

 

On 26 March 2012 he was a guest on the "Opie and Anthony" radio show add something


2013

In 2013 Sutherland played an ICC inspector in the international crime-drama TV series, "Crossing Lines" add something


2015

American Horror Story - In April 2015, the "International Business Times" posted an article naming Lily Rabe, Frances Conroy, Angela Bassett, Denis O'Hare, Finn Wittrock, Michael Chiklis, Grace Gummer, and Christine Estabrook as returning; as well as new additions; Michelle Pfeiffer, Alexander Skarsgard, Tammy Blanchard, Steven Weber, and Donald Sutherland


2016

In 2016, he was a member of the main competition jury of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival add something


 

In 2017, it was announced he will receive an Academy Honorary award for his contributions to cinema add something

 

On September 6, 2017, it was announced that Sutherland, along with 3 other recipients, will receive an Honorary Oscar, from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Sutherland's first Academy award in six decades add something


2018

Hilary Swank - In 2018, she portrayed Abigail Harris Getty in the FX (FX_(TV_channel)) series "Trust", opposite Donald Sutherland as J. Paul Getty