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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
|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||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|
|1990||Young Guns II||Josiah Gordon 'Doc' Scurlock|
|1990||Chicago Joe and the Showgirl||Karl Hulten|
|1990||Nutcracker Prince, TheThe Nutcracker Prince||Hans/The Nutcracker Prince||Voice|
|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||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|
|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||NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience||Narrator||Voice|
|2005||Flight That Fought Back, TheThe Flight That Fought Back||Narrator||TV Movie|
|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||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|
|2011||The Confession||The Confessor||Also executive producer|
|2012–13||Touch||Martin Bohm||Also executive producer|
|2013||The Reluctant Fundamentalist||Jim|
|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|
|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||"Little Toy Gun"||Music video|
He has a twin sister, Rachel. He is of primarily Scottish descent, with some English and German ancestry.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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