Donald Sutherland

Biography: Donald was born in Sain John, New Brunswick, Canada to Dorothy McNichol and Frederick Sutherland, with Scottish roots on his mother's side. He grew up in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. His mother was a mathematics teacher, and his father was head of the local bus, gas and electric company. As a child he suffered from polio, hepatitis and rheumatic fever. He studied at Victoria College, University of Toronto where he graduated in Engineering and Drama. They then went to London to study at the Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. At first he worked in the UK, on TV and Film, working with Christopher Lee, and venturing into the war film genre. A gradual build up in his career resulted in his ultimate great success and reputation as a Hollywood Great. Donald's first wife was Lois Hardwick, and they were married for 7 years (1959-1966). He had twins with his second wife, Shirley Douglas (1966-1970) (Kiefer and Rachel), and three sons with his current wife, Francine Racette (Rossif, Angus and Roeg), whom he has been married to since 1972. Shirley's father was Tommy Douglas, acclaimed Member of the Canadian House of Commons.

As of 2008, Donald has a home in Georgeville, Quebec.
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Donald Sutherland's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 54
Highest Metascore: 85 Ordinary People
Lowest Metascore: 19 Virus
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 33
  2. Negative: 7 out of 33
33 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Nov 20, 2015 President Snow tbd
tbd The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Nov 21, 2014 President Snow tbd
tbd The Calling Aug 29, 2014 Father Price tbd
49 The Best Offer Jan 1, 2014 Billy Whistler / Billy Whistler 8.0
75 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Nov 22, 2013 President Snow 8.0
20 Assassin's Bullet Aug 3, 2012 Ambassador Ashdown 5.0
67 The Hunger Games Mar 23, 2012 President Snow 7.0
57 Horrible Bosses Jul 8, 2011 Jack Pellit 7.1
55 The Eagle Feb 11, 2011 Aquila 6.1
49 The Mechanic Jan 28, 2011 Harry McKenna 6.1
53 Astro Boy Oct 23, 2009 President Stone 6.2
29 Fool's Gold Feb 8, 2008 Nigel Honeycutt 4.4
54 Fierce People Sep 7, 2007 Ogden C. Osborne 7.0
61 Reign Over Me Mar 23, 2007 Judge Raines 7.9
58 Aurora Borealis Sep 15, 2006 Ronald Shorter 5.8
32 Land of the Blind Jun 16, 2006 Thorne 6.6
38 An American Haunting May 5, 2006 John Bell 4.8
48 American Gun Mar 22, 2006 Carl Wilk 6.7
58 Ask the Dust Mar 10, 2006 Hellfrick 6.3
82 Pride & Prejudice Nov 11, 2005 Mr. Bennet 8.8
73 Cold Mountain Dec 25, 2003 Reverend Monroe 4.8
68 The Italian Job May 30, 2003 John Bridger 7.0
67 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar Apr 2, 2003 Himself/Casanova 8.8
tbd Da wan Jan 17, 2003 Tyler 3.5
tbd Uprising Dec 7, 2001 Adam Czerniaków 8.4
49 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Jul 11, 2001 Dr. Sid 6.5
77 Panic Jan 12, 2001 Michael 7.7
30 The Art of War Aug 25, 2000 Douglas Thomas 4.7
73 Space Cowboys Aug 4, 2000 Jerry O'Neill 5.8
43 Instinct Jun 4, 1999 Ben Hillard 6.8