|Kiefer Sutherland Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8½ in|
|Date of Birth||December 21, 1966|
Kiefer Sutherland is a British-Canadian actor who is best known for portraying roles such as Jack Bauer in 24, Martin Bohm in Touch, President Tom Kirkman in Designated Survivor, and Donald Campbell in The Bay Boy. He has also appeared in a variety of other TV shows and films such as Max Dugan Returns, At Close Range, Young Guns, Chicago Joe and the Showgirl, A Few Good Men, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, The Cowboy Way, The Three Musketeers, Eye for an Eye, A Time to Kill, Ground Control, Picking Up the Pieces, Woman Wanted, Pompeii, Twelve, Monsters vs. Aliens, Zoolander 2, The Contractor, Fallen Angels, The Simpsons, The Fugitive, The First Lady, and many more. He has also released albums such as Down in a Hole and Reckless & Me. For his acting skills, Kiefer has been honored with numerous awards such as the Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Satellite Award.
Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland
Paddington, London, England, UK
Kiefer has attended many schools due to his stay at the UK, the United States, and Canada. He went to Crescent Town Elementary School, then St. Clair Junior High East York, and also to John G. Althouse Middle School in Toronto, Canada.
Kiefer then attended several colleges and high schools in Canada such as –
- St. Andrew’s College
- Martingrove Collegiate Institute
- Harbord Collegiate Institute
- Silverthorn Collegiate Institute
- Malvern Collegiate Institute
- Annex Village Campus
For a semester, he was also present at Regina Mundi Catholic College in London, Ontario.
For learning acting, he enrolled himself at Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School and went there during the weekends.
Actor, film director, film producer, singer
- Father – Donald Sutherland (Actor)
- Mother – Shirley Douglas (Actor)
- Siblings – Rachel Sutherland (Twin Sister) (TV Producer), Rossif Sutherland (Paternal Younger Half-Brother) (Actor), Angus Sutherland (Paternal Younger Half-Brother) (Film and TV Producer, Actor), Roeg Sutherland (Paternal Younger Half-Brother), Thomas Emil Sicks (Maternal Half-Brother)
- Others – Tommy Douglas (Maternal Grandfather) (Politician)
Kiefer is repped by these agencies –
- Management 360
- William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
Country, music, rock
He has released his music via IronWorks Music.
5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
76 kg or 167½ pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kiefer Sutherland dated –
- Jaid Barrymore – Actors Jaid Barrymore and Keifer were RUMORed to be dating in the past. She is 20 years senior than him. She is the mom of Drew Barrymore.
- Sherilyn Fenn – American actress Sherilyn Fenn and Kiefer dated each other briefly.
- Camelia Kath (1986-1990) – 12 years his senior, actress Camelia Kath started dating Sutherland in 1986. They got married in September 1987 and split in 1989. In February 1990, their divorce was finalized. He has one daughter from this relationship, Sarah Sutherland (b. February 18, 1988).
- Julia Roberts (1989-1991) – After splitting from Camelia, Kiefer was seen romancing actress Julia Roberts in November 1989. By August 1990, the couple was engaged. But, this relationship also saw an end in June 1991.
- Amanda Rice (1991) – In 1991, he had a fling with Amanda Rice.
- Lisa Stothard (1992) – American actress, Lisa Stothard and Kiefer dated for quite some time in 1992.
- Kelly Winn (1995-2008) – In June 1995, he started dating his film’s crew member Kelly Winn. On June 29, 1996, they got married. In 1999 (after three years), the couple separated. In 2004, Kiefer applied for divorce from her and it was finalized on May 16, 2008.
- Bo Derek (2000) – 10 years his senior, actress Bo Derek and Kiefer dated for a couple of months in 2000.
- Catherine Bisson (2001-2005) – For the next 4 years, from 2001 to 2005, he dated a blonde personality, Catherine Bisson.
- Reiko Aylesworth (2003-2005) – From February 2003 to July 2005, American actress Reiko Aylesworth and Sutherland dated each other.
- Tricia Cardozo (2005-2006) – From November 2005 to March 2006, Tricia Cardozo and Keifer were an item.
- Ashley Scott (2008) – In 2008, he hooked up with actress Ashley Scott. She is 11 years his junior.
- Siobhan Bonnouvrier (2009-2011) – From 2009 to July 2011, Siobhan Bonnouvrier and Kiefer Sutherland dated each other.
- Cindy Vela (2014-Present) – He started dating model Cindy Vela in 2014. The couple kept their relationship private until 2017 and got engaged later that year.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Scottish descent with some English, German, and Irish ancestry.
- Blue eyes
- Smoke burnished voice
His shoe size is speculated to be 11 (US).
He has been seen in print ads for The GAP (2002), Baume & Mercier watches (2006), etc.
Kiefer has also appeared in TV commercials for MGD (voiceover) (2003), MCI (voiceover) (2003), The Los Angeles Mentoring Partnership (2005), Peugeot – Citroen (2005), Apple Computers (voiceover) (2006), Verizon Business (voiceover) (2006), Ford Fusion car (voiceover) (2006), Ford Motors Canada (2007), Cuervo tequila (2014), etc.
He was probably raised Catholic (as he went to Catholic schools and has a tattoo of Virgin Mary on his arm).
Lately, he considers himself more of a spiritual person than religious.
Best Known For
Playing Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) agent Jack Bauer in Fox’s series 24 from 2001 to 2010.
As a Singer
In 2016, he released his single called “Not Enough Whiskey.”
His first album was titled “Down in a Hole.”
Kiefer first appeared in the 1983 comedy-drama film Max Dugan Returns for his role as Bill Costello. His dad Donald starred in the film.
First TV Show
In 1985, Kiefer appeared in a single episode of the horror, fantasy and science fiction series Amazing Stories for his role as Static.
Kiefer does not work out much. His active schedule also helps him to stay fit. To play Jack Bauer in the TV series 24, he had to do lots of stunts. Overall, his active lifestyle is helping him to stay in shape.
Kiefer Sutherland Favorite Things
- Food – Seafood, Chinese food, Indian food
- Painter – Paul Gauguin
- Guitars – Ritchie Blackmore, Jimmy Page, John Mayer
- Actor – Donald Sutherland
- Favorite Film of his dad Donald – Don’t Look Now (1973)
- His Own Favorite Film – Stand By Me (1986)
Kiefer Sutherland Facts
- Kiefer was born in London’s St Mary’s Hospital.
- He is named after Warren Kiefer, who was an American-born director and writer.
- In 1970, his parents got divorced.
- He lived in UK, USA, and Canada before becoming famous as an actor.
- He has shared the same room as actor Robert Downey, Jr. for 3 consecutive years when he shifted to Hollywood.
- Kiefer once told in an interview that his mother is the only person in the world he is scared of.
- Kiefer had a crush on actress Julie Christie.
- In December 2008, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was previously inducted to the Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2005.
- For Driving Under the Influence (DUI), he was sent to prison for 48 days in December 2007.
- Kiefer is distantly related to Howard Dean, former Governor of Vermont.
- Along with singer Jude Cole, he co-founded the record label, Ironworks.
- Kiefer has done voiceover work in video games for characters such as Jack Bauer in 24: The Game, Sergeant Roebuck in Call of Duty: World at War – Final Fronts, Venom Snake / Big Boss in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and Gideon Jones in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
- In 2015, Kiefer was honored with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the Zurich Film Festival.