Donald McNichol Sutherland is one of the most famous Canadian actors who has been in the film career for more than five decades. He is well known for his innovative acting in the successful film “The Dirty Dozen.” He starred in the number of leading films such as Kelly Heros, Klute, Don’t look now, Animal House, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Ordinary People, Eye of the Needle and much more. And, all these movies earned a great deal over the time.
He was born to Dorothy Isobel and Mc Nichol in Saint John at New Brunswick. His father, Frederick Mc Lea Sutherland was running a local gas electricity business in his native. He is of English, Scottish and German ancestry. During his childhood, he was suffering from some critical disease such as Hepatitis, rheumatic fever, and poliomyelitis. He attended Bridgewater High School and completed his graduation. Then, he went to Victoria College to pursue his master degree. Surprisingly, he fell in love with his girlfriend Lois Hardwick in this college and eventually both became a married couple.
He has been the notable member of the ‘UC Follies’ in Toronto. He aimed to become an engineer, but he left Canada and move to Britain in 1957. He then studied Art of music in London. He has been married three times in his life. He married Lois Hardwick, and they lived happily till 1966. Then, he married Shirley Douglas, and their marriage life lasted from 1966 to 1970. Later, he married another girl. Douglas and Sutherland has twins Kiefer, who is a child actor now.
After quitting his graduation of Music, Donald McNichol Sutherland spent a year at the Perth Repertory Theatre in Scotland. He got a chance to acting small role in some British movies. He starred in a guest role in ‘The Sentimental Agent Episode. He featured some horror films such as Dr.Terror’s House of Horrors, ‘ Castle of Living dead,’ ‘ Die!Die!My Daling’, and so on.
His modern horror movies are ‘The Happy Suicide,’ ‘ Gideon’s way,’ ‘The Saint,’ ‘ The Bedford Incident and much more. During his initial stage, he was starred in some guest role, and he started acting in the leading role gradually. He appeared as a lead in many films such as ‘A Time to Kill,’ ‘ without Limits,’ ‘ The Limits,” Cold Mountain,’ ‘ Pride & Prejudice,’ ‘ Aurora Borealis,’ ‘The Hunger Games franchise’ and so on.
In 1978, he received the officer of the order of Canada. He won 4th Genie Awards for the role of Best Actor. He also received Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor, and he won Canada’s walk of Fame Award in the year 2000. He received Honorary Doctor of Arts from Vermont in the United States. In 2011, he gained Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He was nominated for Golden Globe Awards for his excellent performance in a popular television series Citizen X in 1995 and Path to War in 2002. He also received Primetime Emmy Award for his innovative performance. He received the Academy Honorary Award in 2017.
How much is Donald McNichol Sutherland Net Worth in 2017
Donald has estimated Net worth of $44 Million US dollars as of 2017. He earned his net worth due to his hard work in his film career. Media has described him as one of the most innovative actors who has never been nominated for the Oscar.
He spent his childhood days in Bridge water at Nova Scotia. He wishes to do some part-time job. Therefore, he searched many companies to get a job. He got his first part-time job in a news station as a news correspondent. But he realized his passion is acting, and he struggled a lot and established himself as one of the most popular and versatile actors of Canada.