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
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: 56
Highest Metascore: 87 Ordinary People
Lowest Metascore: 19 Virus
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 53
  2. Negative: 10 out of 53
53 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Ad Astra Sep 20, 2019 Principal Cast / Colonel Pruitt tbd
38 American Hangman Jan 4, 2019 Judge Straight tbd
53 Measure of a Man May 11, 2018 Dr. Kahn 8.5
45 The Leisure Seeker Mar 9, 2018 John / John / John Spencer 7.3
30 Basmati Blues Feb 9, 2018 Gurgon 1.9
37 Milton's Secret Sep 30, 2016 Grandpa Howard tbd
55 Forsaken Feb 19, 2016 Rev. Clayton / Reverend William Clayton 7.4
65 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Nov 20, 2015 President Snow / President Snow 6.6
64 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Nov 21, 2014 President Snow / President Snow 6.3
46 The Calling Aug 29, 2014 Father Price / Father Price 6.1
49 The Best Offer Jan 1, 2014 Billy Whistler / Billy Whistler / Billy Whistler / Billy Whistler 6.1
76 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Nov 22, 2013 President Snow 7.9
20 Assassin's Bullet Aug 3, 2012 Ambassador Ashdown 4.4
68 The Hunger Games Mar 23, 2012 President Snow 7.0
57 Horrible Bosses Jul 8, 2011 Jack Pellit 7.6
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 6.0
29 Fool's Gold Feb 8, 2008 Nigel Honeycutt / Nigel Honeycutt tbd
54 Fierce People Sep 7, 2007 Ogden C. Osborne 6.7
61 Reign Over Me Mar 23, 2007 Judge Raines 8.7
58 Aurora Borealis Sep 15, 2006 Ronald Shorter 6.5
32 Land of the Blind Jun 16, 2006 Thorne / Thorne 3.4
38 An American Haunting May 5, 2006 John Bell 4.9
48 American Gun Mar 22, 2006 Carl Wilk / Carl Wilk tbd
58 Ask the Dust Mar 10, 2006 Hellfrick 7.8
82 Pride & Prejudice Nov 11, 2005 Mr. Bennet 8.7
73 Cold Mountain Dec 25, 2003 Reverend Monroe 5.6
68 The Italian Job May 30, 2003 John Bridger 8.8
67 Fellini: I'm a Born Liar Apr 2, 2003 Himself/Casanova / Himself/Casanova tbd