Donald Sutherland Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Donald Sutherland Quick Info
Height 6 ft 3½ in
Weight 96 kg
Date of Birth July 17, 1935
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Spouse Francine Racette

Donald Sutherland is a well-distinguished Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning Canadian actor who has worked with the world of film and television for more than 5 decades. A few of his most well-perceived roles were in films and shows like The Dirty Dozen (1987), M*A*S*H (1970), Klute (1971), Don’t Look Now (1973), Fellini’s Casanova (1976), 1900 (1976), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Ordinary People (1980), and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014).

Born Name

Donald McNichol Sutherland

Nick Name

Donald

Donald Sutherland as seen in a picture taken at the Hunger Games Mockingjay London Premiere in November 2014
Donald Sutherland as seen in a picture taken at the Hunger Games Mockingjay London Premiere in November 2014 (Ibsan73 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Residence

Georgeville, Quebec, Canada

Nationality

Canadian

Education

Donald completed his schooling from Bridgewater High School. Thereafter, he attended Victoria University from where he attained a double major in drama and engineering.

Later, he attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art but quit. After that, he attended Scotland’s Perth Repertory Theatre for 1 and a half years.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Frederick McLea Sutherland (b.1892–d.1956)
  • Mother – Dorothy Isobel McNichol (b.1894–d.1983)
  • Others – Tommy Douglas (Former Father-In-Law) (Ex-Politician)

Manager

Sutherland is represented by Creative Artists Agency and Jerry Longarzo of Klevan Longarzo Vance Blumensaadt.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 3½ in or 192 cm

Weight

96 kg or 212 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Sutherland has dated –

  1. Lois Hardwick (1959-1966)
  2. Shirley Douglas (1966-1971) – They got married in 1966 and have 2 children named, Kiefer Sutherland (b. December 21, 1966) and Rachel Sutherland (b. December 21, 1966) (Production Manager). The couple got divorced in 1971.
  3. Jane Fonda (1970-1972)
  4. Francine Racette (1972-present) – They got married in 1972 and have 3 children named, Rossif Sutherland (b. September 25, 1978), Angus Redford Sutherland (b. September 3, 1982), and Roeg Sutherland (b. February 5, 1974)
Donald Sutherland at the premiere of The Leisure Seeker, September 2017 Toronto Film Festival
Donald Sutherland at the premiere of The Leisure Seeker, September 2017 Toronto Film Festival (GabboT / Flickr / CC BY SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Donald is of Scottish, German, and some English descent.

Hair Color

With age, Donald’s hair has turned white.

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Often sports a thick beard
  • Raised eyebrows
  • Towering height and slender frame

Brand Endorsements

Donald has appeared in commercials for various brands such as –

  • Simply Beverages
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Chrysler
  • Samsung
Donald Sutherland as seen in a picture taken in Paris in June 2012
Donald Sutherland as seen in a picture taken in Paris in June 2012 (Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Donald Sutherland Favorite Things

  • Smell – The Atlantic Ocean on the coast of Nova Scotia

SourceThe Guardian

Donald Sutherland as seen in a picture taken at the Cannes festival in May 2016
Donald Sutherland as seen in a picture taken at the Cannes festival in May 2016 (Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Donald Sutherland Facts

  1. He was raised in the town of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.
  2. Donald’s father worked in the sales and also ran a local gas, bus, and electricity company.
  3. Sutherland was diagnosed with rheumatic fever, hepatitis, and poliomyelitis as a child.
  4. He had taken up a number of odd jobs along the way and worked as a disc jockey at one point. At the age of 14, he took up the position of news corresponded at CKBW.
  5. He is an engineer by profession. However, since he had also graduated with a major in drama, Donald favored acting. After that, he moved to Britain in 1957 to follow his passion.
  6. In the past, he was a member of the comedy troupe, “UC Follies.”
  7. On December 18, 1978, he was honored as an officer of the Order of Canada.
  8. In the year 2000, Donald was inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame.
  9. Donald has a home in Georgeville, Quebec.
  10. He named his 4 sons after the directors that he worked along with.
  11. In the past, Sutherland began writing blogs for The Huffington Post.
  12. He was given the “Academy Honorary Award” in 2017.
  13. Donald once stated that he trained dogs and that the best kiss of his life was at the Orly airport in 1973.

Featured Image By Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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