Donald Edward McNichol Sutherland (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian actor whose film career spans nearly 50 years. Some of Sutherland’s more notable movie roles have included soldiers in popular war movies such as The Dirty Dozen, The Eagle Has Landed, MASH and Kelly’s Heroes, as well as a diverse range of characters in such films as Fellini’s Casanova, Don’t Look Now, Klute, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, JFK, Ordinary People, Pride & Prejudice, and The Hunger Games. He is the father of actor Kiefer Sutherland.
1. THE ONLY THING I FEEL PASSIONATE ABOUT IS MY WIFE.
2. NOT TOO MUCH, THOUGH THERE’S A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF RANCOUR AND BITTERNESS WHEN SOMEONE TRIES TO FIRE YOU.
3. I WOULD LOOK A LITTLE SILLY PLAYING CASANOVA NOW.
4. TO THEM THOUGH, NOT TO US, WE WERE JUST A CATALYST FOR THEIR IMAGINATION.
5. I LOVE GRABBING MY WIFE AND GOING TO A DISTANT LOCATION TO FILM.
6. I DON’T THINK I HAVE ONE IOTA OF CYNICISM ABOUT ACTING.
7. AT MY AGE, YOU SORT OF FART YOUR WAY INTO A ROLE.
8. I HAD A KIND OF MEANDERING LITTLE CAREER, AND THEN I WAS GIVEN A CHANCE TO PLAY ONE OF THE BOTTOM SIX IN THE DIRTY DOZEN.