Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland

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Dec. 21st, 1966
Born in
London, England, UK
175 cm

Kiefer Sutherland's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
24 TV Show
Touch TV Show
24: Live Another Day TV Show
24: Live Another Day
The Charlie Rose Show TV Show
The Charlie Rose Show
Doctors Without Borders TV Show
Doctors Without Borders

Main Movie Roles

2010 - Twelve
2010 - Marmaduke
2009 - Monsters vs. Aliens
2008 - Mirrors
2006 - I Trust You to Kill Me
2006 - The Sentinel
2006 - The Wild
2005 - River Queen
2004 - NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience
2004 - Taking Lives
2003 - Paradise Found
2002 - Phone Booth
2002 - Desert Saints
2002 - Dead Heat
2000 - Beat
2000 - Picking Up the Pieces
1998 - Dark City
1997 - Truth or Consequences, N.M.
1996 - Eye For An Eye
1996 - A Time to Kill
1996 - The Last Days of Frankie the Fly
1996 - Freeway
1994 - The Cowboy Way
1993 - The Three Musketeers
1993 - The Vanishing
1992 - Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
1992 - Article 99
1992 - A Few Good Men
1990 - The Nutcracker Prince
1990 - Flatliners
1990 - Young Guns II
1990 - Chicago Joe and the Showgirl
1989 - Renegades
1988 - Young Guns
1988 - Bright Lights, Big City
1988 - 1969
1987 - The Killing Time
1987 - The Lost Boys
1986 - Stand by Me
1986 - At Close Range

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Jack Bauer (Voiced)
Narrator (Voiced)
Kiefer Sutherland
Matt Cordell
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Kiefer Sutherland was born on December 21st, 1966 in London, England, UK to parents Donald Sutherland (I) and Shirley Douglas. He got his first film role in the movie Max Dugan Returns (1983). Sutherland's first major role was in the Canadian drama, The Bay Boy (1984), which earned Sutherland and director Daniel Petrie, Genie award nominations for best actor and best director, respectively. Following his success in "The Bay Boy", Sutherland eventually moved to Los Angeles and landed television appearances in "The Mission", an episode of "Amazing Stories" (1985) and in the telefilm Trapped in Silence (1986) (TV) with Marsha Mason.

In 1992, Sutherland starred opposite Ray Liotta and Forest Whitaker in Article 99 (1992) and in the military drama A Few Good Men (1992) also starring Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise. Later, in 1994, he starred with Jeff Bridges (I) and Nancy Travis in the American version of The Vanishing (1993) for Twentieth Century Fox.

In 1997, he co-starred with William Hurt (I) and Rufus Sewell in Dark City (1998), directed by Alex Proyas, which was a special presentation at the Cannes Film Festival. Sutherland also added his second directorial credit and starred in Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997) alongside Kevin Pollak, Mykelti Williamson, Rod Steiger and Martin Sheen. He currently stars in the Fox drama "24" (2001) as Jack Bauer for which he has earned a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Most recently he has been seen in the movie Phone Booth (2002) as a man who calls up someone at a phone booth and threatens to kill them if they hang up.

  • Has spent 15 hours a day, six days a week, for the last five years on the set of _"24" (2001)_ (qv).
  • Upon the conclusion of season 5 of _"24" (2001)_ (qv), Kiefer has spent more on-screen time as the character "Jack Bauer" than as all of his previous roles combined. He has also received more nominations for the show than his entire film career.
  • In an episode of _"24" (2001)_ (qv), his character Jack Bauer is brought back after a heart failure. The same thing happened in _Flatliners (1990)_ (qv), where he played Nelson.
  • He has a border collie named Molly.
  • He left Canada to do commercials in New York. In 1983 he landed a jeans advertisement and got enough money to buy a car and go to California.
  • In 2005, he was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto.
  • Has three half-brothers: 'Roeg Sutherland' (qv) (b. 1974), 'Rossif Sutherland' (qv) (b. 1978) and 'Angus Sutherland (I)' (qv) (b. 1982).
  • Wasn't aware of father 'Donald Sutherland (I)' (qv) as an actor until he was 18.

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