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Donald Sutherland stars in "The Eagle," opposite Jamie Bell and Channing Tatum, as Uncle Aquila. The film is adapted from Rosemary Sutcliff's beloved children's novel, "The Eagle of the Ninth," about a Roman Centurion in second century Britain. Sutherland also stars in "The Mechanic," opposite Jason Statham and Ben Foster, as Harry McKenna. 

Upcoming films include "Horrible Bosses," with Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman and Colin Farrell, and "Sofia," with Christian Slater. Sutherland recently
Donald Sutherland in "Crossing Lines"
Donald Sutherland Crossing Lines
starred as Bartholomew in Starz' "The Pillars of the Earth" and as Tripp Darling in ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money."

Donald Sutherland is one of the most prolific and versatile of motion picture actors, with an astonishing resume of well over a hundred films, ranging from the biting political satire of Robert Altman's "M*A*S*H" to the intimate drama of Robert Redford's "Ordinary People," from the subtle intricacy of Alan Pakula's "Klute" to the eccentric romanticism of Fellini's "Casanova."

Donald Sutherland has made films with Bernardo Bertolucci ("1900"), Nicolas Roeg ("Don't Look Now"), John Schlesinger ("The Day of the Locust"), Brian Hutton ("Kelly's Heroes" ), Paul Mazursky ("Alex in Wonderland"), Robert Aldrich ("The Dirty Dozen"), John Sturges ("The Eagle Has Landed"), Herbert Ross ("Max Dugan Returns"), Louis Malle ("Crackers"), Philip Borsos ("Bethune"), Ron Howard ("Backdraft"), Richard Marquand ("Eye of the Needle"), Euzhan Palcy ("A Dry White Season"), Richard Pearce ("Threshold," for which he won the 1983 Genie Award as Best Actor), Oliver Stone ("JFK"), Fred Schepisi (his adaptation of John Guare's "Six Degrees of Separation"), Robert Towne ("Without Limits"), Clint Eastwood ("Space Cowboys") and John Landis (a memorable cameo in "National Lampoon "Animal House").

Donald Sutherland appeared as Nicole Kidman's father in Anthony Minghella's "Cold Mountain," as Charlize Theron's father in F. Gary Gray's "The Italian Job" and as Mr. Bennett, Keira Knightley's father, in "Pride and Prejudice." For the latter Donald Sutherland received a Chicago Film Critics nomination. In the past two years Donald Sutherland has starred in Griffin Dunne's "Fierce People" with Diane Lane; in Robert Towne's "Ask the Dust" with Salma Hayek and Colin Farrell; in "American Gun" with Forrest Whitaker; "An American Haunting" with Sissy Spacek; "Land of the Blind" with Ralph Fiennes, and in "Aurora Borealis" with Louise Fletcher and Juliette Lewis. Donald Sutherland just wrapped filming "Fool's Gold" with Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey, for director Andy Tennant.

On television Donald Sutherland co-starred with Geena Davis as House Speaker Nathan Templeton in ABC's "Commander In Chief," and was nominated for a Golden Globe as Best Supporting Actor. Donald Sutherland was also nominated for a Golden Globe as Best Actor for his performance opposite Mira Sorvino in Lifetime Television's much-lauded "Human Trafficking." Donald Sutherland won Emmy and Golden Globe Awards as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the HBO film "Citizen X," and won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Clark Clifford, advisor to President Lyndon B. Johnson, in the HBO historical drama, "Path to War," directed by the late John Frankenheimer.

On stage Donald Sutherland starred with Justin Kirk and Julianna Margulies in a critically acclaimed, Lincoln Center engagement of Jon Robin Baitz's "Ten Unknowns," for which he received an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Best Actor. Donald Sutherland also starred in the London, Toronto and Los Angeles productions of "Enigmatic Variations," an English language translation (by his son, Roeg Sutherland) of Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt's French play.

Recently, Donald Sutherland starred opposite Jamie Bell and Channing Tatum in Kevin Macdonald's film "The Eagle," adapted from Rosemary Sutcliff's beloved children's novel. He also appeared opposite Colin Firth in "Horrible Bosses," and will star with Christian Slater in the 2011 film "Sofia."

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Age: 81 years old
Birthday: July 17, 1935
Height: 6' 4"
Full Name / Real Name: Donald McNichol Sutherland
Birthplace: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Wife: Francine Racette
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