Donald Sutherland

Sutherland in 2013 Donald McNichol Sutherland (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian actor whose film career spans over seven decades. He has received numerous accolades, including a Primetime Emmy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and a Critics Choice Award. He has been cited as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination. In 2017, he received an Academy Honorary Award.

Sutherland rose to fame after starring in films such as ''The Dirty Dozen'' (1967), ''M*A*S*H'' (1970), and ''Kelly's Heroes'' (1970). He subsequently starred in many films both in leading and supporting roles, including ''Klute'' (1971), ''Don't Look Now'' (1973), ''The Day of the Locust'' (1975), ''Fellini's Casanova'' (1976), ''1900'' (1976), ''Animal House'' (1978), ''Invasion of the Body Snatchers'' (1978), ''Ordinary People'' (1980), ''Eye of the Needle'' (1981), ''A Dry White Season'' (1989), ''Backdraft'' (1991), ''JFK'' (1991), ''Six Degrees of Separation'' (1993), ''Without Limits'' (1998), ''The Italian Job'' (2003), and ''Pride & Prejudice'' (2005). More recently, Sutherland portrayed President Snow in ''The Hunger Games franchise''.

Sutherland has also received accolades for his television roles. For his portrayal of Colonel Mikhail Fetisov in ''Citizen X'' (1995) he received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. He played Adam Czerniaków in ''Uprising'' (2001), and Clark Clifford in ''Path to War'' (2002) earning the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film.

Sutherland has received various honours including inductions into the Canadian Walk of Fame in 2000 and Hollywood Walk of Fame 2011. He was made an Officer of the Order of Canada (OC) in 1978, a Commandeur of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2012 and received the Companion of the Order of Canada (CC) in 2019. He is the father of actors Kiefer Sutherland, Rossif Sutherland, and Angus Sutherland. In October 2023, Canada Post issued a stamp in his honour, commemorating his career as one of Canada's most respected and versatile actors. Provided by Wikipedia
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