his son Kiefer Sutherland, the star of 24 Hours, pays him a vibrant tribute

his son Kiefer Sutherland, the star of 24 Hours, pays him a vibrant tribute
his son Kiefer Sutherland, the star of 24 Hours, pays him a vibrant tribute

Canadian actor Donald Sutherland has died at the age of 88. His son Kiefer Sutherland pays tribute to him.

This Thursday, June 20, the death of Donald Sutherland aged 88 was announced by the American site Deadline. The Canadian actor would have succumbed to a long illness. With no fewer than 200 films to his credit, Donald Sutherland is a cinema legend. Among his greatest successes are The Bastard Twelve, MASH, Italian Heist, Pride and Prejudice or JFK and more recently Hunger Games. His son, who is also not unknown to the general public, paid him a vibrant tribute.

The tribute of his son, the actor Kiefer Sutherland

In the Sutherland family, after the father, there is also the son. Kiefer Sutherland known in particular for his role as Jack Bauer in the series 24 times. The latter paid tribute to his father by publishing a portrait of the two of them, all accompanied by a long message: “With a heavy heart, I announce that my father, Donald Sutherland, has passed away. I believe he is one of the most important actors in the history of cinema. He was never intimidated by a role, good, bad or demeaning He loved what he did and did what he loved, what more could you ask for.

A committed actor

When the first opus ofHunger Games, The Revoltin 2014 the actor spoke of the committed choice he made in choosing this role and confided his hopes for young audiences: “When I agreed to participate in this project it was because I found that these films could be a catalyst for young people who, for a generation or two, have lost interest in politics, particularly in the United States.” he told the Bang Showbizz website. He continued: The character I play is an oligarch like one that actually exists, particularly in the United States but also certainly in the rest of the Western world. The films place these realities in another context to help young people understand them. I hope they allow them to educate themselves on this subject. In 2016, someone else was finally elected.

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