Sutherland, Kiefer 1966–

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Sutherland, Kiefer 1966–


Full name, Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland; born December 21, 1966, in London, England; son of Donald Sutherland (an actor) and Shirley Douglas (an actress); married Camelia Kath (an actress), September 12, 1986 (divorced, 1990); married Kelly Winn, June 29, 1996 (divorced, March 2000); children: (first marriage) Sarah Jude. Education: Attended Martingrove Collegiate Institute, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada. Avocational Interests: Team roping and playing hockey.

Addresses: AgentWilliam Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Markham & Froggatt, Ltd., 4 Windmill St., London W1T 2HZ, England. Manager—Management 360, 9111 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Publicist—Wolf-Kasteler-Van Iden PR, 335 N. Maple Dr., Suite 351, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor, director, and producer. Stillwater Films (a production company), founder; appeared in commercials for MGD, 2003, MCI, 2003, and the Los Angeles Mentoring Partnership, 2005; appeared in print ad for Gap, 2002. Traveled the rodeo circuit in the late 1990s, winning the United States Team Roping Championships in Phoenix, AZ, and Albuquerque, NM.

Awards, Honors: Genie Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a leading role, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1984, for Bay Boy; Bronze Wrangler (with others), theatrical motion picture, Western Heritage Awards, 1989, for Young Guns; MTV Movie Award nomination, best villain, 1997, for A Time to Kill; Best Feature Film Award, Slamdunk Film Festival, 2000, all for Woman Wanted; Golden Globe Award, best performance by an actor in a television series—drama, 2002, Emmy Award nominations, outstanding lead actor in a drama series, 2002, 2003, 2004, Television Critics Award nominations, individual achievement in drama, 2002, 2003, 2004, Teen Choice Award nomination, choice TV actor—drama/action adventure, 2003, Emmy Award nominations (with others), outstanding drama series, 2003, 2004, Golden Globe Award nominations, best performance by an actor in a television series—drama, 2003, 2004, Screen Actors Guild Award nominations (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series, 2003, 2005, Golden Satellite Awards, best performance by an actor in a series—drama, 2002, 2003, Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series, 2003, 2005, Screen Actors Guild Award, outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series, 2004, all for 24; DVD Premiere Award nomination, best actor, 2003, for Dead Heat; TV Prize, Aftonbladet TV Prize, best foreign TV personality—male, Sweden, 2003; MTV Movie Award nomination, best villain, 2004, for Phone Booth.


Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Bill, Max Dugan Returns, Disney, 1983.

Donald Campbell, The Bay Boy (also known as Un printemps sous la neige and Bad Company), Orion, 1984.

Tim, At Close Range, Orion, 1986.

Brooks, Crazy Moon (also known as Huggers and D'amour et d'eau fraiche), Cinegem, 1986.

Ace Merrill, Stand by Me, Columbia, 1986.

Brian Mars, deputy, The Killing Time, New World, 1987.

Danny Rivers, Promised Land (also known as Young Hearts), Vestron, 1987.

David, The Lost Boys, Warner Bros., 1987.

Josiah "Doc" Sculock, Young Guns, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988.

Scott, 1969, Atlantic, 1988.

Tad Allagash, Bright Lights, Big City, Metro Goldwyn Mayer/United Artists, 1988.

Buster McHenry, Renegades, Universal, 1989.

Josiah "Doc" Sculock, Young Guns II (also known as Young Guns II: Blaze of Glory), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990.

John Buckner, Flashback, Paramount, 1990.

Karl Hulten, Ricky Allen, Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (also known as Chicago Joe), New Line Cinema, 1990.

Nelson Wright, Flatliners, Columbia, 1990.

Voice of title role, The Nutcracker Prince, Warner Bros., 1990.

Dr. Peter Morgan, Article 99, Orion, 1992.

Lieutenant Jonathan Kendrick, A Few Good Men, Columbia, 1992.

Sam Stanley, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (also known as Twin Peaks), New Line Cinema, 1992.

Athos, The Three Musketeers, Buena Vista, 1993.

Jeff, The Vanishing, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993.

Sonny Gilstrap, The Cowboy Way, Universal, 1994.

(Uncredited) Roadblock officer, Teresa's Tattoo, Trimark Pictures, 1994.

(Uncredited) Hourglass (also known as The Hitcher '95), 1995.

Robert Doob, Eye for an Eye, Paramount Pictures, 1996.

Freddie Cobb, A Time to Kill, Warner Bros., 1996.

Curtis Freley, Truth or Consequences N.M., Triumph Films, 1997.

Dr. Daniel Poe Schreber, Dark City, New Line Cinema, 1997.

Voice of Ross Sylibus, Armitage III: Poly Matrix (also known as Armitage III: Polymatrix), 1997.

Jack Harris, Ground Control (also known as Jet), 1999.

Wendell Goddard, Woman Wanted, 1999.

Mickey Hayden, After Alice (also known as Eye of the Killer and Visions of Death), Trimark Pictures, 1999.

William S. Burroughs, Beat, 2000.

Bobo, Picking up the Pieces, Kushner-Locke Company, 2000.

(Uncredited; in archive footage) Himself, Lord Stanley's Cup: Hockey's Ultimate Prize (documentary), 2000.

Lieutenant Jim Reardon, To End All Wars, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Himself, Code of Conduct (documentary short film), 2001.

Hank Braxton, Cowboy Up (also known as Ring of Fire), Destination Films, 2001.

Himself, Walking the Tracks: The Summer of "Stand By Me" (documentary), Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2002.

Banks, Desert Saints, Artisan Entertainment, 2002.

Pally LaMarr, Dead Heat (also known as Dead Heat—Toedliches Rennen), 2002.

Roy, Behind the Red Door, DEJ Productions, 2002.

The caller, Phone Booth, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002.

Voice of Bron, The Land before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (animated), Universal, 2003.

Himself, Ultimate Gretzky (documentary; also known as NHL: Ultimate Gretzky), Warner Home Video, 2003.

Narrator, NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience (documentary short film; also known as NASCAR: The IMAX Experience), Warner Bros., 2004.

Hart, Taking Lives, Warner Bros., 2004.

Jiminy Glick in La La Wood, Lalawood LLC, 2004.

River Queen, 2005.

Narrator, Hope in Heaven (documentary), 2005.

Film Director:

Truth or Consequences N.M., Triumph Films, 1997.

Woman Wanted, 1999.

Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of Hickory, Watership Down, YTV, 1999.

Jack Bauer, 24, Fox, 2001–.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

(In archive footage) The Greatest Canadian (documentary), CBC, 2004.

Title role, The Tommy Douglas Story, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(Television debut), Kevin Richter, Trapped in Silence, CBS, 1986.

Victor, Brotherhood of Justice, ABC, 1986.

Denver Bayliss, Last Light, Showtime, 1993.

Bob Wolverton, Freeway, HBO, 1996.

Joey, The Last Days of Frankie the Fly, 1996.

The host, Duke of Groove, 1996.

Rat Kiley, A Soldier's Sweetheart, Showtime, 1998.

John Box, The Break Up, Cinemax, 1998.

Michael Farrow-Smith, The Right Temptation, HBO, 2000.

Paul Gauguin, Paradise Found, Starz!, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Copresenter, 61st Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1989.

Intimate Portrait: Sally Field (documentary), Lifetime, 1998.

Himself, Intimate Portrait: Lea Thompson (documentary), Lifetime, 1998.

Jack Palance: From Grit to Grace (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Charlie Sheen (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Presenter, The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2002.

Himself, The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2002.

Presenter, The 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2002.

Himself, ESPY Awards, ESPN, 2002.

Himself, 24 Heaven (documentary), BBC, 2002.

Himself, 24: The Postmortem (documentary), BBC, 2002.

Himself, The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2002.

Himself, A&E Biography: Charlie Sheen (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Himself, 24: Access All Areas (documentary), BBC, 2003.

Presenter, The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2003.

Presenter, The 31st Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 2003.

Presenter, The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 2003.

Presenter, The 2003 ESPY Awards, ESPN, 2003.

Himself, Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary, Comedy Central, 2003.

Narrator, Ben Johnson: Drugs and the Quest for Gold (documentary), CTV, 2004.

Presenter, The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2004.

Presenter, The 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Static, "The Mission," Amazing Stories, NBC, 1985.

Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1991.

Matt Cordell, "Love and Blood," Fallen Angels, Showtime, 1995.

Himself, "New Office," Made in Canada, CBC, 1998.

Himself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1998.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1998.

Himself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005.

Himself, "Tommy Douglas: The Flight of a Lifetime," Life and Times, CBC, 2000.

Himself, The View, ABC, 2002, 2003, 2005.

Himself, V Graham Norton, 2002.

Himself, Pure 24, BBC3, 2003.

Himself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2003.

Himself, Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 2003, 2004, 2005.

Himself, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, 2004.

Himself, Inside the Actors Studio, Bravo, 2005.

Himself, The Ellen DeGeneres, 2005.

Also appeared in The Industry, Bravo; Family Guy (animated), Fox.

Television Work; Series:

Producer, 24, Fox, 2002–2003.

Co-executive producer, 24, Fox, 2003–.

Television Work; Movies:

Director, Last Light, Showtime, 1993.

Executive producer, Dark Reflection (also known as Natural Selection), Fox, 1994.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Love and Blood," Fallen Angels, Showtime, 1995.

Stage Appearances:

(Stage debut), Throne of Straw, Los Angeles Odyssey Theatre, 1977.

Tom Wingfield, The Glass Menagerie, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1997.

Also appeared in Minnesota Moon; America Modern.



Cable Guide, August, 1988.

Hollywood Reporter, January 11, 1988.

Newsmakers, Issue 4, Gale Group, 2002.

New York Post, August 18, 1986.

People Weekly, April 9, 1984; June 13, 1994, p. 37; November 16, 1998, p. 236; April 1, 2002, p. 89; December 2, 2002, p. 114.

Philadelphia Magazine, April, 1992, pp. 35-41.

Rolling Stone, February 25, 1988.

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