Donald Sutherland

  • Donald Sutherland
    • Famous as : Actor, producer
    • Birth Name : Donald McNichol Sutherland
    • Birth Date : July 17, 1935
    • Birth Place : Saint John, New Brunswick
    • Spouse : Lois Hardwick (actress, 1959-1966), Shirley Douglas (actress, 1966-1970), Francine Racette (actress, since 1972)
    • Claim to Fame : As Capt. Benjamin Franklin 'Hawkeye' Pierce in "MASH" (1970)

Donald Sutherland Biography

Born on July 17, 1935 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, Donald (McNichol) Sutherland left his native for England in 1957 to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). Dropping out from the institution, he then joined the Perth Repertory Theatre in Scotland. Beginning from the early-to-mid-1960s, he began taking on minor roles on British films and TV, including "Castle of the Living Dead" (1964), "Dr. Terror's House of Horrors" (1965), "The Bedford Incident", and "The Saint". He finally got his breakthrough through a starring role in the 1967 war film "The Dirty Dozen" as Vernon L. Pinkley.

Upon moving to Hollywood to expand his acting career, Sutherland landed the lead roles in "MASH" and "Heroes". He next acted in crime thriller "Klute", anti-Vietnam War documentary "F.T.A.", "Steelyard Blues", horror flick "Don't Look Now", war film "The Eagle Has Landed", "Federico Fellini's Casanova", thriller "Eye of the Needle", "Invasion of the Body Snatchers", and in "The Day of the Locust". Some other notable features that Sutherland had starred in, including "National Lampoon's Animal House", "1900 ", "Ordinary People", "A Dry White Season", "Lock Up", "Disclosure", and "A Time to Kill".

Donald Sutherland Biography

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