Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Refus Sutherland is British born Canadian actor, producer, director, and singer. He was born on December 21, 1996. He is known for his starring role as Jack Bauer in the Fox drama series 24 for which he won an Emmy Award, A Golden Globe Award, Twin Screen Actor Guild Awards, and Two Satellite Awards.
Sutherland got his first leading film role in the Canadian drama The Bad Boy in 1984, which earned him a Genie Award Nomination. Ever since he has had a successful movie career and started in films such as : Stand By, The Lost Boys, Young Guns, Flatliners, A Few Good Man, The Three Musketeers, A Time To Kill, Dark City, Phone Booth, Melancholia and Pompeii.
Sutherland was born to Donald and Shirley Douglas, both are successful Canadian actors who had been living and working in England for some time. Sutherland is named after American born writer and director Warren Kiefer, who directed Donald Sutherland in his first feature film, Castle of the Living Dead. His parents divorced in 1970. Her moved with his mother to Toronto, Ontario. He attended several high schools. He also spent a semester at Regina Mundi Catholic College in London, Ontario and attended weekend acting lessons at Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School, he revealed during an interview that he he and Robert Downy, Jr (the rock) were roommates for three years when he first moved to Hollywood to pursue his acting career. He and Downey Jr also starred together in the film 1969.
Since 2001, Sutherland has been associated most widely with the role of Jack Bauer on the critically acclaimed television series 24. After being nominated four times for the 'Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series' prime time Emmy Award, Sutherland won the award in 2006 for his role in 24' s fifth season. According to his 2006 contract, his salary of $40M for three seasons of the show made him the highest earning actor on television.
In 2016, Sutherland released his first album, down in a hole. The country music songs were written by Sutherland and Jude Cole. His second album was released in April 2019.
Sutherland has a daughter (Sarah) from his first marriage to Camellia Kath, the widow of Chicago guitarist and singer Terry Kath. Sarah Sutherland is an actress and appears on the TV series Veep. And after, he had relationship with Julia Roberts, Kelly Winn but now in relationship with model and actress Cindy Vela and got engaged in 2017.
He is a member of a Canadian charity artist against racism.
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