Donald Sutherland, who starred in “M*A*S*H,” “Hunger Games” and more, has died at age 88.

Donald Sutherland, the multi-generational actor known for “M*A*S*H,” “Klute,” “Animal House,” “Hunger Games” and more, has died. He is 88 years old.

Her death was confirmed on social media by her son Kiefer Sutherland, who starred in “24.” and “Designated Survivor” Thursday. A talent agency representing Sutherland also confirmed his death to CBS News.

“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my father, Donald Sutherland,” Kiefer Sutherland Said in X. “I personally think he’s one of the most important actors in film history. Never intimidated by a role, good, bad or ugly. He loved what he did, he did what he loved, and one couldn’t ask for more than that. A. Life well lived.”

Donald Sutherland attends the 2017 Governors Awards on November 11, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

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Donald Sutherland He auditioned for his first role 50 years ago. He said Anderson Cooper during a 2017 interview with “60 Minutes.”

He went He has acted in more than 150 films and TV shows, and has been called one of the best actors not nominated for an Oscar — despite acclaimed performances in films like “Ordinary People,” which won Best Picture.

In 2017, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences presented Sutherland with an honorary Oscar at its Governors Awards ceremony.

Sutherland is one of Canada’s most popular actors born 1935 in New Brunswick. After graduating in engineering and theater from the University of Toronto, he moved to London to begin his acting career.

He played small roles in Italian and British films. His official Oscar biography said, made his film debut in the 1964 film “Castle of the Living Dead.” His breakthrough role as Vernon Binkley in the 1967 film “The Dirty Dozen” led Sutherland to his first starring role in the hit “M*A*S*H.”


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Over the years he has given many notable performances in dramatic roles, such as his memorable turn in comedies like Oliver Stone’s “JFK” and “The Con Artist.”

He won an Emmy for best supporting actor for his role in HBO’s “Citizen X” in 1995 and was nominated for nine Golden Globes during his long career, winning two.

Sutherland said in a 1970 interview with The Washington Post, “There’s more of a challenge in the characters.” “Longevity too. A good character actor can show a different face in every film and the public never gets bored.”

The Associated Press contributed reporting.

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