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Kiefer Sutherland

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Kiefer Sutherland was born in London, England, UK, to Canadian actors Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, who moved to California shortly after his birth. His maternal grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was a Scottish-born Canadian politician who was a Premier of Saskatchewan for over 17 years and led the national NDP party for almost 10.Kiefer got his first film role in the comedy drama Max Dugan Returns. Sutherland's first major role was in the Canadian drama The Bay Boy, which earned Sutherland and director Daniel Petrie, Genie award nominations for best actor and best director, respectively. Following his success in The Bay Boy, Sutherland eventually moved to Los Angeles and landed television appearances in "The Mission", an episode of Amazing Stories and in the telefilm Trapped in Silence with Marsha Mason.In 1992, Sutherland starred opposite Ray Liotta and Forest Whitaker in Article 99 and in the military drama A Few Good Men also starring Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise. Later, in 1994, he starred with Jeff Bridges and Nancy Travis in the American version of The Vanishing for 20th Century Fox. In 1997, he co-starred with William Hurt and Rufus Sewell in Dark City, directed by Alex Proyas, which was a special presentation at the Cannes Film Festival. Sutherland also added his second directorial credit and starred in Truth or Consequences, N.M. alongside Kevin Pollak, Mykelti Williamson, Rod Steiger and Martin Sheen. He stars in the Fox drama series 24 as Jack Bauer for which he has earned a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Most recently, he has been seen in the movie Phone Booth as a man who calls up someone at a phone booth and threatens to kill them if they hang up.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Topless Kiefer Sutherland Tossed from Strip Club

Topless Kiefer Sutherland
Tossed from Strip Club

Kiefer Sutherland went to a nudie bar in London last night -- only he was the one who took his clothes off ... before getting thrown into the street. According to reports, Sutherland was acting… READ MORE >

Happy St. Patrick's Day...

Happy St. Patrick's Day...

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Cops: Kiefer Was Steered Into Ponzi Scheme

Cops: Kiefer Was Steered Into Ponzi Scheme

Kiefer Sutherland's cow deal gone bad is more diabolical than first thought -- authorities in California believe the "24" star was the target of a sinister con man who trapped Kiefer in an… READ MORE >

- 2407 days ago
Kiefer Sutherland - Alleged Cattle Crime Victim

Kiefer Sutherland - Alleged Cattle Crime Victim

Kiefer Sutherland plunked down almost a million bucks in what prosecutors say was a cattle investment scam -- and the alleged perpetrator is being prosecuted.Michael Wayne Carr convinced Kiefer to… READ MORE >

- 2408 days ago
Kiefer Sutherland's $700 Morning Bar Tab

Kiefer Sutherland's $700 Morning Bar Tab

Kiefer Sutherland racked up the following $700 bar tab between 7am and 1pm. Yes, those times are correct.We've learned the "24" star and members of the show's crew popped into The Spot in San… READ MORE >

- 2492 days ago
Kiefer's Got a Brand New Man Bag

Kiefer's Got a Brand New Man Bag

You'll never catch Jack Bauer out with a murse, but Kiefer Sutherland is a different story -- he showed off his more feminine side in Beverly Hills yesterday.Let's hope that cigarette isn't a… READ MORE >

- 2588 days ago
Superhero Kiefer Wows Comic Book Geeks

Superhero Kiefer Wows Comic Book Geeks

Forget Jack Bauer -- Kiefer Sutherland is more like Superman ... as in dodging bullets. The NYC D.A. just rejected filing charges in the headbutting incident and the L.A. City Attorney says it's a… READ MORE >

- 2593 days ago
D.A. Rejects Sutherland Headbutt Case

D.A. Rejects Sutherland Headbutt Case

Kiefer Sutherland is officially off the hook for that whole headbutting incident in NYC back in May ... because it amounted to a bunch of nothing.The Manhattan D.A. has just rejected the case… READ MORE >

- 2597 days ago
Kiefer Sutherland in ... The Jack Bauer Happy Hour

Kiefer Sutherland in ... The Jack Bauer Happy Hour

Kiefer Sutherland played the role of gravity's bitch this weekend at a bar outside L.A.Kiefer went on the celebratory bender in Covina, Cal. Saturday, after blowing $20,000 on two Kawasaki street… READ MORE >

- 2626 days ago
Brooke Shields -- Headed For Injury

Brooke Shields -- Headed For Injury

First designer Jack McCollough, and now Brooke Shields. Looks like her posse is having bad luck.Somewhere, Kiefer Sutherland is icing down his dome. See Also Brooke Shields Scores Settlement… READ MORE >

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