Donald McNichol Sutherland is a renowned Canadian actor. He is best known for his roles in movies like ‘The Dirty Dozen,’ ‘M*A*S*H,’ and ‘Klute.’ Before becoming an actor, he qualified as an engineer and also acquired a degree in drama. He then chose to take up drama and abandoned engineering. He began his career by taking up several jobs, including that of a radio DJ, before establishing himself as a full-fledged actor. Over the course of his acting career, he has worked in more than 200 shows and films. Thanks to his versatility, he has managed to make a lasting impression on the American film industry. He has several prestigious awards under his belt, including ‘Golden Globe Awards’ and ‘Primetime Emmy Award.’ Though he has never been nominated for an ‘Academy Award,’ he was honored with an ‘Academy Honorary Award’ in 2017. He has also been inducted into the Canadian and Hollywood Walks of Fame. Donald has five children, including the famous Kiefer Sutherland, from three marriages. Rachel, Kiefer’s twin sister, also works in the film industry as a post-production supervisor. American actress Sarah Jude Sutherland of ‘Veep’ fame is his granddaughter.