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Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland (born July 17, 1934, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada), is a Canadian actor.

He studied in Toronto at Victoria College where he was expelled from residence for throwing a sink out the window. He then went to London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), then he started gaining some popularity as an actor in horror films and thrillers.

Sutherland's great success arrived however with The Dirty Dozen and Robert Altman's M*A*S*H. With Jane Fonda he co-produced F.T.A, a movie containing quite explicit messages against the Vietnam War. Two of his best performances were displayed in Ordinary People and Eye of the Needle.

Kiefer Sutherland, his son from Shirley Douglas (an actress and the daughter of Canada's first socialist leader Tommy Douglas), is an actor himself.