About Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland, a dynamic and versatile actor, has solidified his position as one of Hollywood’s most enduring and captivating stars. Born on December 21, 1966, in London, England, to successful Canadian actors Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, Kiefer was destined to shine in the entertainment world. Though primarily known for his intense and compelling performances on television and film, Sutherland’s career spans a wide range of roles that showcase his adaptability and skill as an actor.

Perhaps most iconic among his roles is that of Jack Bauer in the critically acclaimed television series “24.” Premiering in 2001, “24” was groundbreaking for its real-time format, with each 24-episode season covering a single day in the life of Bauer, a counter-terrorism agent. Sutherland’s portrayal of Bauer was notable for its intensity and complexity, earning him an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. “24” not only redefined action-packed television but also solidified Sutherland’s status as a household name.

Before his seminal role in “24,” Sutherland had already established himself as a film actor with a knack for taking on diverse roles. In the 1980s and 1990s, he starred in several films that have since become cult classics, including the brat pack vampire film “The Lost Boys” (1987), the offbeat cowboy film “Young Guns” (1988), and its sequel, as well as the suspenseful thriller “Flatliners” (1990). Each of these roles demonstrated Sutherland’s ability to bring depth and charisma to a wide range of characters, from the menacing yet mesmerizing vampire David in “The Lost Boys” to the tormented medical student experimenting with near-death experiences in “Flatliners.”

Aside from his work on screen, Sutherland is also known for his stage performances and voice acting. He has appeared in several Broadway productions, including a critically acclaimed performance as James Daley in “That Championship Season.” His distinctive voice has also been featured in animated films and video games, further showcasing his versatility as an actor.

Off-screen, Kiefer Sutherland has pursued other passions, notably music. He released his debut album, “Down in a Hole,” in 2016, showcasing his talents as a singer and songwriter in the country and rock genres. His foray into music has been successful, with tours and positive reviews praising his heartfelt performances and storytelling ability.

Over the years, Kiefer Sutherland has shown an extraordinary ability to reinvent himself and adapt to a diverse array of roles, making him one of the most interesting and enduring actors of his generation. Beyond his on-screen achievements, his contributions to the entertainment industry through his work in television production, stage performances, and music demonstrate the depth of his talents. As he continues to take on new roles and challenges, Sutherland’s career is a testament to his dedication to his craft and his ability to capture the imaginations of audiences around the world.