Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland  Canadian Actor


Who is he dating right now?

Donald Sutherland and Francine Racette
Francine Racette and Donald Sutherland have been married for 49 years since 1972. view relationship


Donald Sutherland was previously married to Shirley Douglas (1966 - 1970) and Lois Hardwick (1959 - 1966).

Donald Sutherland has been in a relationship with Jane Fonda (1970 - 1972).


Donald Sutherland is a 86 year old Canadian Actor. Born Donald McNichol Sutherland on 17th July, 1935 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada and educated at Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, he is famous for Kelly's Heroes in a career that spans 1963–present. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Donald Sutherland has been in 9 on-screen matchups, including Brooke Adams in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Brenda Blethyn in Pride & Prejudice (2005), Jane Fonda in Klute (1971), Sissy Spacek in An American Haunting (2005) and Julie Christie in Don't Look Now (1973).

Donald Sutherland is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, Emmy Award winners and American voice actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 50 years, 8 months 21 years, 2 months 5 years
Dating1 1 year, 8 months - -
Total4 50 years, 8 months 16 years, 4 months 1 year, 8 months


First Name Donald
Middle Name McNichol
Last Name Sutherland
Full Name at Birth Donald McNichol Sutherland
Age 86 years
Birthday 17th July, 1935
Birthplace Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Atheist
Ethnicity White
Nationality Canadian
High School Bridgewater Junior Senior High School, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
University University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, London Academy of music and Dramatic Art, London, England, UK
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Writer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Kelly's Heroes
Year(s) Active 1962–present, 1963–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) The Characters Talent Agency
Brand Endorsement TV Commercial "Simply Orange" juice (2002), TV commercial for Volvo cars (voice) (1994-), TV commercial for Cigna Insurance (voice) (1997-1999)., Radio commercials (voice over) for Beamish stout (early 90s), Radio commercial for the Halifax "Chronicle-Herald" newspaper, in his native Nova Scotia. (2004), TV commercial for Barclays bank with Gary Oldman., TV advert: Barclays Bank (2004), TV commercial for Simply Apple (2008), (2009) TV commercial for Dempster's (Healthy Way) Bread., (2009) TV commercial, as narrator for CTV's Vancouver 2010 Olympics, (2009) TV commercial, as narrator for Home Depot., (January - February 2012) TV commercial "Honestly Simple" for Simply Orange (voiceover).
Official Websites,,,
Father Frederick McLea Sutherland
Mother Dorothy Isobel McNichol
Family Member Kiefer Sutherland (son) (actor), Rachel Sutherland (daughter) (TV post-production supervisor), Rossif Sutherland (son) (actor), Angus Sutherland (son) (actor), Roeg Sutherland (son), Sarah Jude Sutherland (granddaughter)
Associated People Christopher Lee, Roger Moore, Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Federico Fellini, Marlon Brando, Kurt Russel, Sylvester Stallone, Will Smith, Oliver Stone, Clint Eastwood, Michael Douglas
Favorite Places Canada
Favorite Colors Grey, Blue, Green

Donald McNichol Sutherland CC (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian actor whose film career spans 56 years. He has been nominated for eight Golden Globe Awards, winning two for his performances in the television films Citizen X (1995) and Path to War (2002); the former also earned him a Primetime Emmy Award. An inductee of the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Canadian Walk of Fame, he also received a Canadian Academy Award for the drama film Threshold (1981). Several media outlets and film critics describe him as one of the best actors who have never received an Academy Award nomination. In 2017, he received an Academy Honorary Award for his contributions to cinema.

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Donald Sutherland86 CancerActor
Francine Racette74 CapricornActress
Jane Fonda83 SagittariusActress
Shirley Douglas86 AriesActress
Lois Hardwick51 CancerActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George RufusMale21st December, 196654 years oldShirley Douglas
RachelFemale21st December, 196654 years oldShirley Douglas
RoegMale5th February, 197447 years oldFrancine Racette
RossifMale25th September, 197842 years oldFrancine Racette
Angus RedfordMale3rd September, 198239 years oldFrancine Racette


The Undoing2020Franklin ReinhardtTV Show
Swimming with Sharks (TV Series)2020RedmondTV Show
Ad Astra2019Thomas PruittMovie
The Burnt Orange Heresy2019Jerome DebneyMovie
Measure of a Man2018Dr. KahnMovie
The Leisure Seeker2018John SpencerMovie
Trust2018J. Paul GettyTV Show
American Hangman2018Judge StraightMovie
Basmati Blues2017GurgonMovie
Milton's Secret2016Grandpa HowardMovie
Ice2016Pieter Van De BruinTV Show
Point and shoot2016Short Film
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 22015President SnowMovie
Forsaken2015Reverend Samuel ClaytonMovie
Pirate's Passage2015Captain Charles Johnson (voice)TV Movie
The Calling2014Father PriceMovie
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 12014President SnowMovie
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire2013President SnowMovie
Jappeloup2013John LesterMovie
The Best Offer2013Billy WhistlerMovie
Crossing Lines2013Michel DornTV Show
The Hunger Games2012President SnowMovie
Treasure Island2012FlintTV Movie
Assassin's Bullet2012Ambassador AshdownMovie
Dawn Rider2012CochraneMovie
Living Loaded2012GrantTV Movie
The Mechanic2011Harry McKennaMovie
The Eagle2011Uncle AquilaMovie
Horrible Bosses2011Jack PellitMovie
Man on the Train2011The ProfessorMovie
Moby Dick2011Father MappleTV Show
My Life As an Experiment2011Sam BobkinTV Movie
Jock the Hero Dog2011Narrator, Sir Percy Fitzpatrick (voice)Movie
The Pillars of the Earth2010BartholomewTV Show
The Con Artist2010John KranskiMovie
Astro Boy2009President Stone (voice)Movie
The Eastmans2009Dr. Charles EastmanTV Movie
Fool's Gold2008Nigel HoneycuttMovie
Puffball: The Devil's Eyeball2007LarsMovie
Reign Over Me2007Judge RainesMovie
The Age of Ignorance2007Donald SutherlandMovie
Sleepwalkers2007Businessman Struck by a TaxiShort Film
Dirty Sexy Money2007Patrick 'Tripp' Darling IIITV Show
Ask the Dust2006HellfrickMovie
Beerfest2006Johann von Wolfhaus (uncredited)Movie
Land of the Blind2006ThorneMovie
American Gun2005Carl WilkMovie
An American Haunting2005John BellMovie
Aurora Borealis2005Ronald ShorterMovie
Fierce People2005Ogden C. OsborneMovie
Lord of War2005Colonel Oliver Southern (voice)Movie
Pride & Prejudice2005Mr. BennetMovie
Human Trafficking2005MeehanTV Show
Commander in Chief2005Nathan TempletonTV Show
Sunday Pants2005The Clumsy Waiter (segment "Hall of Presidents")TV Show
Salem's Lot2004Richard StrakerTV Show
Frankenstein2004Captain WaltonTV Show
Baltic Storm2003Lou AldrynMovie
Cold Mountain2003Reverend MonroeMovie
Five Moons Plaza2003Rosario SarracinoMovie
The Italian Job2003John BridgerMovie
Path to War2002Clark CliffordTV Movie
Da wan2001TylerMovie
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within2001Dr. Sid (voice)Movie
The Big Heist2001Jimmy BurkeTV Movie
Uprising2001Adam CzerniakowTV Movie
Space Cowboys2000Jerry O'NeillMovie
The Art of War2000Douglas ThomasMovie
Instinct1999Ben HillardMovie
Virus1999Captain Robert EvertonMovie
Behind the Mask1999Dr. Bob ShushanTV Movie
The Hunley1999Gen. Pierre G.T. BeauregardTV Movie
Undersea Treasures: Napoleon's Lost Fleet1999Narrator (voice)TV Movie
Fallen1998Lt. StantonMovie
Free Money1998Judge Rolf RausenbergerMovie
Without Limits1998Bill BowermanMovie
Shadow Conspiracy1997Jacob ConradMovie
The Assignment1997Henry Fields, Jack ShawMovie
A Time to Kill1996Lucien WilbanksMovie
Hollow Point1996Garrett LawtonMovie
Outbreak1995General Donald McClintockMovie
Citizen X1995Col. Mikhail FetisovTV Movie
Disclosure1994Bob GarvinMovie
The Puppet Masters1994Andrew NivensMovie
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All1994Capt. William MarsdenTV Show
The Lifeforce Experiment1994Dr. 'MAC' MacLeanTV Movie
Punch1994Arthur CramanMovie
Benefit of the Doubt1993FrankMovie
Red Hot1993KirovMovie
Six Degrees of Separation1993FlanMovie
Younger and Younger1993Jonathan YoungerMovie
Buffy the Vampire Slayer1992MerrickMovie
Shadow of the Wolf1992HendersonMovie
The Railway Station Man1992Roger HawthorneMovie
The Setting Sun1992John WilliamsMovie
Quicksand: No Escape1992MurdochTV Movie
The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas1992Narrator (voice)Short Film
Backdraft1991Ronald BartelMovie
Buster's Bedroom1991O'ConnorMovie
Scream of Stone1991IvanMovie
Long Road Home1991TV Movie
Bethune: The Making of a Hero1990Dr. Norman BethuneMovie
Eminent Domain1990Josef BorskiMovie
A Dry White Season1989BenMovie
Lock Up1989Warden DrumgooleMovie
Lost Angels1989Dr. Charles LoftisMovie
The Simpsons1989Hollis HurlbutTV Show
Apprentice to Murder1988John ReeseMovie
The Rosary Murders1987Father Robert KoeslerMovie
The Trouble with Spies1987Appleton PorterMovie
Oviri1986Paul GauguinMovie
Heaven Help Us1985Brother ThadeusMovie
Ordeal by Innocence1985Dr. Arthur CalgaryMovie
Revolution1985Sgt. Maj. PeasyMovie
Max Dugan Returns1983Brian CostelloMovie
The Winter of Our Discontent1983Ethan HawleyTV Movie
Eye of the Needle1981FaberMovie
Gas1981Nick the NozMovie
Threshold1981Dr. Thomas VrainMovie
A War Story1981Narrated by (voice)Movie
Nothing Personal1980Roger KellerMovie
Ordinary People1980Calvin JarrettMovie
A Man, a Woman and a Bank1979Reese HalperinMovie
Bear Island1979Frank LansingMovie
Murder by Decree1979Robert LeesMovie
Animal House1978Dave JenningsMovie
Invasion of the Body Snatchers1978Matthew BennellMovie
Blood Relatives1978Steve CarellaMovie
The Great Train Robbery1978AgarMovie
The Disappearance1977Jay MalloryMovie
The Kentucky Fried Movie1977The Clumsy Waiter (segment "That's Armageddon")Movie
Bethune1977Dr. Norman BethuneTV Movie
19001976Attila MellanchiniMovie
Fellini's Casanova1976Giacomo CasanovaMovie
The Eagle Has Landed1976Liam DevlinMovie
End of the Game1975Corpse of Lt. Robert Schmied (uncredited)Movie
The Day of the Locust1975HomerMovie
Alien Thunder1974Sgt. Dan CandyMovie
Don't Look Now1973John BaxterMovie
Lady Ice1973Andy HammonMovie
Steelyard Blues1973Jesse VeldiniMovie
Johnny Got His Gun1971ChristMovie
Klute1971John KluteMovie
Little Murders1971Rev. DupasMovie
Act of the Heart1970Father Michael FerrierMovie
Alex in Wonderland1970Alex MorrisonMovie
Kelly's Heroes1970OddballMovie
MASH1970Hawkeye PierceMovie
Start the Revolution Without Me1970Charles, PierreMovie
Joanna1968Lord Peter SandersonMovie
Oedipus the King1968Chorus LeaderMovie
The Split1968Dave NegliMovie
The Champions1968David CrayleyTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Jerry TrevorTV Show
The Sunshine Patriot1968BenedeckTV Movie
Billion Dollar Brain1967Scientist at ComputerMovie
The Shuttered Room1967Zebulon (voice)Movie
The Dirty Dozen1967Vernon PinkleyMovie
Man in a Suitcase1967Keith Earle, WillardTV Show
A Farewell to Arms1966SimTV Show
Die! Die! My Darling!1965JosephMovie
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors1965Dr. Bob Carroll (segment "Vampire")Movie
Promise Her Anything1965Autograph Seeking Father (uncredited)Movie
The Bedford Incident1965Hospitalman Nerney - Sick BayMovie
BBC Play of the Month1965Charles GivensTV Show
Court Martial1965Cpl. BrownTV Show
Songs of the American Civil War1965TV Movie
Castle of the Living Dead1964Sgt. Paul, The Old Man, The WitchMovie
Hamlet at Elsinore1964Fortinbras, Prince of NorwayTV Movie
Gideon C.I.D.1964Philip GuestTV Show
Theatre 6251964Priest, Union CaptainTV Show
The Sullavan Brothers1964Jonathan VickersTV Show
The Sentimental Agent1963Hotel ClerkTV Show
The World Ten Times Over1963Tall Man in Nightclub (uncredited)Movie
Terry-Thomas1963TV Movie
The Saint1962Jim McCleery, John WoodTV Show
Man of the World1962Unhelpful NeighbourTV Show
Studio 41962Switchboard OperatorTV Show
Suspense1962Dr. Hal SeatonTV Show
The Avengers1961JesselTV Show
The Odd Man1960Mitch ScottTV Show
ITV Play of the Week1955Canadian, Intern, SalesmanTV Show
Armageddon TimeMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (7)

JBellaJBellaAug 28, 2011

He is up there in age, but I found myself strangley attracted to him in DSMoney.

GooseJul 31, 2011

Nice curls he has had in early films!

MouseJul 1, 2011

Crazy Sutherland! At least he was great in comedy films.

AmberMay 28, 2011

He may be an Atheist, but I liked him in "Animal House".

AnnaAug 22, 2010

Donald, you`re older than my mother but I would like to date you. You`re more handsome than your son.

boo22Mar 25, 2009


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