Kiefer Sutherland

21 December 1966

Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland(born 21 December 1966) is a Canadian actor, film producer, and film director. He is best known for his portrayal of Jack Bauer on the Fox series24for which he won an Emmy Award , a Golden Globe Award , two Screen Actors Guild Awards , and two Satellite Awards . He also starred as Martin Bohm in the Fox dramaTouch, and will provide the English voice of Punished Snake (aka Big Boss) in the upcoming video gamesMetal Gear Solid V: Ground ZeroesandMetal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

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 Kiefer Sutherland's Early life

He has a twin sister, Rachel. He is of primarily Scottish descent, with some English and German ancestry.[citation needed]His maternal grandfather was Scottish-born Canadian politician and former Premier of Saskatchewan Tommy Douglas , who is widely credited for bringing universal health care to Canada.

Castle of the Living Dead).

In 1975, Sutherland moved with his mother to Toronto . He attended elementary school at Crescent Town Elementary School , St. Clair Junior High East York , and John G. Althouse Middle School in Toronto. He attended five different high schools, including St. Andrew's College , Martingrove Collegiate Institute , Harbord Collegiate Institute , Silverthorn Collegiate Institute , Malvern Collegiate Institute , and Annex Village Campus. He also spent a semester at Regina Mundi Catholic College in London (Ontario) and attended weekend acting lessons at Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School . Sutherland toldJimmy Kimmel Live!(2009) that he and Robert Downey, Jr. were roommates for three years when he first moved to Hollywood to pursue his career in acting.

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 Kiefer Sutherland's Career

Kiefer Sutherland's star on Canada's Walk of Fame

He played the neighbourhood bully in this coming of age story about the search for a dead body. Sutherland has appeared in more than 70 films, most notablyTwin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me,A Few Good Men,Flatliners,Young Guns,The Vanishing,The Three Musketeers,Eye for an Eye,Dark City,A Time To Kill, andThe Sentinel.

The actor is also a frequent collaborator with director Joel Schumacher , and has appeared inThe Lost Boys,Flatliners,Phone Boothand the big screen adaptation ofA Time to Kill. InThe Lost Boys, Sutherland was reunited with actor Cory Feldman, who he had previously worked with onStand by Me.

Sutherland holding his cheque forThe 1 Second Film

Inside the Actors Studioguest to be the child of a former guest; his father, Donald, appeared on the show in 1998.Sutherland was featured on the cover of the April 2006 edition ofRolling Stone, in an article entitled "Alone in the Dark with Kiefer Sutherland." The article began with Sutherland revealing his interest to be killed off in24. However, he stated, "Don't get me wrong. I love what I do." It also revealed that he devoted 10 months a year working on24.

and a voice-over for a commercial for Bank of America .He voices Sgt. Roebuck in Treyarch's video gameCall of Duty: World at Warand will voice Snake (aka Big Boss ) in the upcoming video gamesMetal Gear Solid V: Ground ZeroesandMetal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, taking over the role originally performed by David Hayter , as to provide an older voice to the aging character's role.

, which opened in March 2011. The show has since closed. Sutherland starred in the Fox television seriesTouch. Sutherland played the father of an autistic boy who does not like to be touched, while the son also communicates future humanity interrelated events to his father through numbers and mathematics.


24. According to his 2006 contract, his salary of $40 million for three seasons of the show made him the highest-earning actor on television.Sutherland constantly emphasizes that the show is merely "entertainment."The Dean of the United States Military Academy , Brigadier General Patrick Finnegan, visited the set of24in February 2007 to urge the show's makers to reduce the number of torture scenesand Sutherland accepted an invitation from the U.S. military to tell West Point cadets that it is wrong to torture prisoners.In an interview withOK!Magazine, Howard Gordon says that it would be an "unbearable loss" if they killed off Sutherland's character.

Sutherland signs an autograph at Green Hill conference in 2007

It was anticipated that he would return after a week, but a further few days was needed and Fox reported that his return to set would be 1 March.

would end at the conclusion of the 8th season, paving the way for the24feature film to go into production. Production was anticipated to begin at the beginning of 2011.

On 14 May 2013, it was confirmed that the show will return for a limited series.

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 Kiefer Sutherland's Personal life

Family and relationshipsedit

Sutherland has a twin sister who is a TV post-production supervisor in Toronto.

Flatliners. In August 1990, Roberts and Sutherland announced their engagement, with an elaborate studio-planned wedding scheduled for 14 June 1991. Roberts broke the engagement three days before the wedding allegedly because Sutherland had been meeting with a stripper named Amanda Rice. Sutherland denied having an affair with Rice and said that they only met because he liked to play pool. On the day of what was supposed to be their wedding, Roberts went to Ireland with Sutherland's friend Jason Patric .


When Queen appeared on VH1 in 2006 for the Rock Honors Event, Sutherland gave Queen's introduction and announced that they are his favorite band, and that he has listened to them ever since he was a child.

Sutherland in 2008

After losing a bet to friend Dave Andreychuk over the 2010 New England Patriots versus Baltimore Ravens playoff game, Sutherland was forced to appear on theLate Show with David Lettermanwearing a dress.He is also a NASCAR fan. He narrated the IMAX filmNASCAR: The IMAX Experience. Additionally, his character Jack Bauer in24has used the name of team owner Jack Roush as an alias.

Live Xacoustic compilation series released by the American alternative rock radio station WNNX .

,retired from acting briefly to pursue the rodeo circuit.He purchased a 900-acre (3.6 km2) ranch in Montana, and travelled on the road with the rodeo, he participated in numerous roping contests, two of which he won in Phoenix and Albuquerque .

Legal troublesedit

Initially, he arranged to split his sentence and spend 18 days in jail during24'swinter break in late December and early January 2008; the Hollywood writers' strike interrupted production, allowing him to serve his sentence in 48 consecutive days.

Several weeks later, Sutherland and McCollough issued a joint statement in which Sutherland apologized; police later dropped the charges.

Business venturesedit

Sutherland is the co-owner (along with Jude Cole ) of the independent record label Ironworks .

According to the Associated Press , the perpetrator, Michael Wayne Carr, allegedly took US $869,000 from Sutherland, ostensibly on the account of steers to be purchased. Prosecutors alleged that Carr never purchased the steers. Carr pleaded guilty and was ordered to pay US $956,000 in restitution to Sutherland and his investment partner.

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 Kiefer Sutherland's Filmography

Film and television – acting
1983 Max Dugan Returns Bill Appeared with his father,Donald Sutherland
1984 Bay Boy, TheThe Bay Boy Donald Campbell
1985 Amazing Stories Static Episode: "The Mission"
1986 Brotherhood of Justice Victor TV movie
1986 Trapped in Silence Kevin Richter TV movie
1986 Stand by Me Ace Merrill
1986 At Close Range Tim
1987 Crazy Moon Brooks
1987 Promised Land Danny
1987 Lost Boys, TheThe Lost Boys David
1987 Killing Time, TheThe Killing Time The Stranger
1988 Bright Lights, Big City Tad Allagash
1988 Young Guns Josiah Gordon 'Doc' Scurlock
1988 1969 Scott Denny
1989 Renegades Buster McHenry
1990 Young Guns II Josiah Gordon 'Doc' Scurlock
1990 Flatliners Nelson
1990 Chicago Joe and the Showgirl Karl Hulten
1990 Nutcracker Prince, TheThe Nutcracker Prince Hans/The Nutcracker Prince Voice
1990 Flashback John Buckner
1991 Saturday Night Live Himself Host
1992 Article 99 Dr. Peter Morgan
1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Sam Stanley
1992 Few Good Men, AA Few Good Men Jonathan James Kendrick
1993 Last Light Denver Bayliss TV movie; also director
1993 Three Musketeers, TheThe Three Musketeers Athos
1993 Vanishing, TheThe Vanishing Jeff Harriman
1994 Cowboy Way, TheThe Cowboy Way Sonny Gilstrap
1996 The Last Days of Frankie the Fly Joey
1996 Eye for an Eye Robert Doob
1996 Freeway Bob Wolverton
1996 Time to Kill, AA Time to Kill Freddie Lee Cobb Appeared with his father, Donald Sutherland
1997 Armitage III: Poly-Matrix Ross Sylibus (voice)
1997 Truth or Consequences, N.M. Curtis Freley Also director
1998 Dark City Dr. Daniel Schreber
1998 Soldier's Sweetheart, AA Soldier's Sweetheart Rat Kiley
1998 Break Up John Box
1998 Ground Control Jack Harris
1999 After Alice Detective Michael "Mick" Hayden
1999 Watership Down Hickory (voice) 3 episodes
2000 Beat William S. Burroughs
2000 Woman Wanted Wendell Goddard Also director
2000 Picking Up the Pieces Bobo
2000 Right Temptation, TheThe Right Temptation Michael Farrow-Smith
2001 Cowboy Up Hank Braxton
2001 To End All Wars Lt. Jim Reardon
2001–10 24 Jack Bauer
2002 Dead Heat Phally
2002 Desert Saints Arthur Banks
2002 Behind the Red Door Roy Haddad
2003 L.A. Confidential Det. Jack Vincennes TV Pilot, filmed in 1999, included as extra on theL.A. ConfidentialDVD/Blu-ray.
2003 Phone Booth The Caller in October 2002.
2003 Land Before Time X, TheThe Land Before Time X Bron (Littlefoot's father) Voice
2003 Paradise Found Paul Gauguin
2004 Taking Lives Hart
2004 NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience Narrator Voice
2005 Flight That Fought Back, TheThe Flight That Fought Back Narrator TV Movie
2005 River Queen Doyle
2006 I Trust You to Kill Me Himself
2006 24: The Game Jack Bauer Video game
2006 Sentinel, TheThe Sentinel David Breckinridge
2006 Wild, TheThe Wild Samson the Lion Voice
2006–11 Simpsons, TheThe Simpsons The Colonel/Jack Bauer/Wayne
2006 Family Guy Jack Bauer/Narrator Episode: "Stu and Stewie's Excellent Adventure" (voice)
2007 American Misfits Himself TV series
2008 Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight Raistlin Majere Voice
2008 Mirrors Ben Carson
2008 Call of Duty: World at War Sgt. Roebuck Video game
2008 Corner Gas Himself Episode: "Final Countdown"; cameo appearance
2008 24: Redemption Jack Bauer TV movie
2009 Monsters vs. Aliens Gen. Warren R. Monger Voice
2010 Twelve Narrator
2010 Marmaduke Bosco Voice
2011 Melancholia John
2011 The Confession The Confessor Also executive producer
2012–13 Touch Martin Bohm Also executive producer
2013 The Reluctant Fundamentalist Jim
2014 Pompeii Filming
2014 24: Live Another Day Jack Bauer Limited series reported
2014 Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Snake Video game, in production
TBA Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Punished Snake Video game, in production
Film and television – directing
1993 Last Light TV movie
1994 "Silent Scream" Music video
1995 Fallen Angels Episode: "Love and Blood"
1997 Truth or Consequences, N.M.
2000 Woman Wanted Credited asAlan Smithee
2008 "Broken" Music video
2008 "Little Toy Gun" Music video

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 Kiefer Sutherland's Awards and nominations

DVD Exclusive Awards
  • 2003: nominated for best actor –Dead Heat
Emmy Awards
  • 2002: Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2002: Nominated for Outstanding Drama Series –24
  • 2003: Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2003: Nominated for Outstanding Drama Series –24
  • 2004: Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2004: Nominated for Outstanding Drama Series –24
  • 2005: Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2005: Nominated for Outstanding Drama Series –24
  • 2006:Wonfor Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2006:Wonfor Outstanding Drama Series –24
  • 2007: Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2009: Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie –24: Redemption
Genie Awards
  • 1985: Nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role –The Bay Boy
Golden Globe Awards
  • 2002:Wonfor Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2003: Nominated for Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2004: Nominated for Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2006: Nominated for Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2007: Nominated for Best Performance by an actor in a drama television series –24
  • 2009: Nominated for Best Performance by an actor in a television movie –24: Redemption
Monte-Carlo TV Festival
  • 2006:Wonfor Best International Producer –24
  • 2006:Wonfor Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series –24
MTV Movie Awards
  • 1997: Nominated for Best Villain –A Time to Kill
  • 2004: Nominated for Best Villain –Phone Booth
People's Choice Awards
  • 2005: Nominated for Favorite Male TV Star
  • 2006: Nominated for Favorite Male TV Star –24
  • 2007: Nominated for Favorite Male TV Star
  • 2009: Nominated for Favorite Male TV Star
Satellite Awards
  • 2002:Wonfor Best Performance by an Actor in a Series, Drama –24
  • 2003:Wonfor Best Performance by an Actor in a Series, Drama –24
  • 2009: Nominated for Best Television Film –24: Redemption
Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • 2003: Nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series –24
  • 2003: Nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2004:Wonfor Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2005: Nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series –24
  • 2005: Nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2006:Wonfor Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series –24
  • 2009: Nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie –24: Redemption
Slamdunk Film Festival
  • 2000:Wonfor Best Feature Film –Woman Wanted
Teen Choice Awards
  • 2003: Nominated for Choice TV Actor – Drama/Action Adventure –24
  • 2005: Nominated for Choice TV Cast -24
  • 2006: Nominated for Choice TV Actor –24
  • 2006: Nominated for Choice TV Actor – Drama/Action Adventure –24
  • 2010: Nominated for Choice TV Actor – Action –24
  • 2012: Nominated for Choice TV Actor – Drama -Touch
Television Critics Association Awards
  • 2002: Nominated for Individual Achievement in Drama –24
  • 2003: Nominated for Individual Achievement in Drama –24
  • 2004: Nominated for Individual Achievement in Drama –24
  • 2005: Nominated for Individual Achievement in Drama –24
  • 2006: Nominated for Individual Achievement in Drama –24
  • 2009: Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Mini-Series and Specials –24: Redemption
Western Heritage Awards
  • 1989:WonTheatrical Motion Picture –Young Guns

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 Kiefer Sutherland's References

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  2. Goldfarb, Andrew (6 June 2013). "Kiefer Sutherland Playing Snake in Metal Gear Solid V". IGN. Retrieved 6 June 2013. 
  3. Stated in interview on Inside the Actors Studio
  4. Off Screen Volume 15, Issue 12, 31 December 2011: Warren Kiefer – The Man Who Wasn’t There Retrieved 16 June 2012
  5. The Observer 30 March 2008: On the money – interview with Donald Sutherland Retrieved 16 June 2012
  6. Biography for Kiefer Sutherland at the Internet Movie Database
  7. "Room mate". Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  8. "Kiefer Sutherland: 24: Redemption". 19 November 2008. Retrieved 19 November 2008. 
  9. "Kiefer Sutherland 2005 Inductee". Archived from the original on 10 February 2009. 
  10. "Canadian Kiefer gets star treatment". The Vancouver Province. Retrieved 4 June 2009. 
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  12. "Kiefer Sutherland digs Calorie Mate". Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
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  17. La Monica, Paul R. (10 November 2010). "Is the worst over for Bank of America?". Retrieved 29 April 2011. 
  19. "Cox, Gaffigan, Noth, Patric & Sutherland to Star in That Championship Season 2010/11/02". 2 November 2010. Retrieved 1 December 2010. 
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  23. Buncombe, Andrew. US military tells Jack Bauer: Cut out the torture scenes ... or else!, The Independent, 13 February 2007. Retrieved 26 May 2008.
  24. WENN. U.S. Army Invites Sutherland to Give Anti-Torture Speech,, 26 February 2007. Retrieved 26 May 2008.
  25. OK! Magazine, issue No. 49 (8 December 2008), p.8
  26. Chambonfan. A conversation with actor Kiefer Sutherland, 12 January 2007.
  27. Chambonfan. A conversation with actor Kiefer Sutherland, 20 November 2008.
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  31. ’24′ Eyes Return As Limited Series On Fox, Howard Gordon To EP, Kiefer Sutherland In Talks To Star Retrieved 10 May 2013
  32. Official: '24' returns May 2014 Retrieved 14 May 2013
  33. "Kiefer Sutherland loves being a grandfather". 2 April 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  34. "Miss Roberts Regrets" People, 1 July 1991
  35. "Kiefer Sutherland's divorce from second wife is made final". Hello Magazine. 20 May 2008. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  36. "Kiefer Sutherland Custom Series". 24 June 2008. Retrieved 1 December 2010. 
  37. "Rock Honors: Kiefer Sutherland on Queen". Vh1. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  38. Ben Malcolmson, A surprise birthday present,, 15 September 2007. Retrieved 18 August 2008.
  39. "Kiefer Sutherland appears on David Letterman show in a dress after losing a bet". Daily Mail (London). 14 January 2010. 
  40. Eldredge, Richard L. (30 October 2007). "Kiefer Sutherland’s art will grace 99X’s CD". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 23 October 2010. 
  41. "Kiefer Sutherland: Rodeo is relaxing". Yahoo. 5 April 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  42. "Kiefer Sutherland Trained To Be a Rodeo Rider". starpulse. 25 August 2006. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  43. "Watch Late Show with David Letterman on Full Episodes, Clips and Behind the Scenes footage". Retrieved 1 December 2010. 
  44. "'24' star Kiefer Sutherland begins 48-day jail sentence". Daily mail. 6 December 2007. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  45. "Prosecutors: If Kiefer Sutherland Is Charged with Assault, Probation May Be Violated". Retrieved 6 May 2009. 
  46. "Kiefer Sutherland to Answer Police on Assault Claim". New York Times. 7 May 2009. Retrieved 7 May 2009. 
  47. "Assault charges dropped against Kiefer Sutherland". CNN. 23 July 2009. 
  48. "Kiefer Sutherland Gets Tangled in Alleged Cattle-Selling Scheme". 
  49. Serpie, Gina. "Kiefer Doesn't Have a Cow, Thanks to Cattle Con". E! Entertainment Television, Inc. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  50. "'Phone' release delayed". 18 October 2002. Retrieved 11 November 2008.  The Associated Press
  51. Porter, Rick (8 September 2011). "'The Simpsons': Kiefer Sutherland, 'Top Chef's' Tom Colicchio get animated". Zap2it. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 
  52. "Kiefer Sutherland". Forbes. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 

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