|Birthdate:||July 17, 1935|
|Birthplace:||Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada|
Donald McNichol Sutherland, OC (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian actor whose film career spans six decades. Sutherland rose to fame after starring in series of successful films including The Dirty Dozen (1967), M*A*S*H (1970), Kelly's Heroes (1970), Klute (1971), Don't Look Now (1973), Fellini's Casanova (1976), 1900 (1976), Animal House (1978), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Ordinary People (1980) and Eye of the Needle (1981). Since then, he established himself as one of the most respected, prolific and versatile character actors of Canada. He later went on to star in many other successful films where he appeared either in leading or supporting roles such as A Dry White Season (1989), JFK (1991), A Time to Kill (1996), Without Limits (1998), The Italian Job (2003), Cold Mountain (2003), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Aurora Borealis (2006) and The Hunger Games franchise. Sutherland has been nominated for eight Golden Globes, winning two for his performances in television films Citizen X (1995) and Path to War (2002). Inductee of Hollywood Walk of Fame and Canadian Walk of Fame, Sutherland has also received Canadian Academy Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. Several media outlets and movie critics describes him as one of the best actors who has never been nominated for an Oscar. He is father of actor Kiefer Sutherland.