Donald Sutherland Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

18th November 2015

Quote: "They'll stop me in an airport corridor, with their mother, and they'll pull at my leg and I'll look down, and then they'll say, 'Can I have my photo taken (with you)?' Their mother will stand them up on a chair... and then the little girl will go, 'Could you look mean?' I don't know how to look mean!" Veteran actor Donald Sutherland enjoys his funny encounters with young fans of The Hunger Games film franchise, in which he portrays ruthless leader President Snow.

20th November 2014

Quote: "When I worked with her, I realised the child was a genius. She's the right person at the right time in the sense of Joan of Arc or Jesus Christ, any genius, in that sense. She has the ability as an actor to tell the truth out of the material and that truth is immediately recognisable with everybody because it hits you in your heart, your solar plexus and your mind." Donald Sutherland is a follower of his The Hunger Games co-star Jennifer Lawrence.

11th August 2014

Quote: "You name me the most villainous? I have been married for 42 years. My wife asked me to tell you that she agreed with you. I, on the other hand, do not. I think, on the contrary, that I am very nice, sweet tempered and generous." Veteran actor Donald Sutherland jokes about being voted Choice Movie Villain at the Teen Choice Awards for his role as President Snow in The Hunger Games film franchise.

19th November 2013

Quote: "She's a delivery system for the truth. She channels epiphanies. She's brilliant, she's brilliant. She's unlike other performers. When I work with her, between Katniss Everdeen and Coriolanus Snow, it's a battle I can taste, eat - I love it! I'm awkward in her presence. When I see her, I babble. When I meet her coming out of an elevator, I'm blub, blub, blub." Veteran actor Donald Sutherland gushes over his young co-star and on-screen foe Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

4th November 2013

Fact: Actor Donald Sutherland is set to star in, co-write and produce the animated film adaptation of a prize-winning children's book. William Gilkerson's Pirate's Passage won the Governor General's Award for children's literature in 2006, and now Sutherland is hoping to take it to the big screen. He will voice the main character, Captain Charles Johnson, who sails into a Nova Scotia town in 1952 and helps a mother and son save their inn.

29th March 2012

Quote: "My brain automatically looks at a script and tries to resist it. But it was clearly evident, when I read the screenplay, how irresistible it was going to be." Donald Sutherland always thinks twice before accepting a role - but he's glad he took on his latest part, in The Hunger Games.

23rd March 2012

Quote: "I loved him. He loved me. He used to direct me while sitting on my knee." Donald Sutherland had an unusual relationship with late Italian director Federico Fellini while working on their 1976 movie Fellini's Casanova.

13th March 2012

Quote: "Jennifer is breathtaking. She's as good an actress as you'll find anywhere." Donald Sutherland has high praise for his young The Hunger Games co-star Jennifer Lawrence.

31st May 2011

Fact: The Hunger Games cast is more star-studded than ever - Hollywood veteran Donald Sutherland is set to play evil President Coriolanus Snow in the highly-anticipated movie. He joins Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci, Woody Harrelson and Lenny Kravitz in the big screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins' best-selling novel.

14th March 2011

Quote: "Donald hates smoking and I'm a casual smoker. On Donald's first day Channing put an empty pack in my jacket and said: 'Jamie are these yours?' in front of Donald. It created a bit of tension." Channing Tatum played a trick on Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland on the set of their new movie, The Eagle.

16th February 2011

Quote: "Getting old is like having a new profession, except it's not a profession of your own choosing." Veteran actor Donald Sutherland, 75, has accepted the ageing process.

20th January 2011

Quote: "I can fart on will. It was a talent my mother had. She was hard of hearing so couldn't hear it, because it was behind her." Donald Sutherland on his flatulence skills.

14th January 2008

Quote: "Along the way, there have been some very good movies, and I've never been short of work. So I'd like to be remembered for a lot of other things, too. But I can't even go shopping without someone asking me how Kiefer is." Veteran actor Donald Sutherland laments being less famous than his 24 star son, KIEFER.

18th February 2006

Fact: <p>Actor Donald Sutherland legally owns a large part of Scotland. The movie star is the landlord of the Sutherland territories. Sutherland's father hailed from Glasgow, Scotland. </p>

17th January 2006

Fact: <p>Donald Sutherland prepared for the Golden Globe Awards last night (16JAN05) by attending a pilates class at 4.30am on Monday morning. </p>

22nd November 2005

Quote: <p>"She's the Marilyn Monroe of her time." Donald Sutherland has high praise for his PRIDE + PREJUDICE co-star Keira Knightley. </p>

31st October 2005

Quote: <p>"I have played guys who have killed people, and I have played guys who made love with their daughters." Liberal actor Donald Sutherland has no problem with playing a conservative in his new TV show COMMANDER IN CHIEF. </p>

1st September 2005

Fact: <p>WHITE STRIPES star Jack White had his first brush with fame aged 10 when he was picked to play an altar boy in Donald Sutherland movie THE ROSARY MURDERS. </p>

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