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KIEFER SUTHERLAND (Samson) provides the roar and more for a legendary lion whose boasts about his early life turn out to be wildly inaccurate. Sutherland currently stars in the critically acclaimed Fox drama "24,” for which he has won a Golden Globe® award and two SAG awards as well as garnering three Emmy® nominations and a Golden Globe® nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series. The show has also won a Golden Globe® award for Best Drama. "24” returned for its fifth season in January 2006 and has earned the highest ratings since its premiere in 2001, up 16% from last year. The show has enjoyed tremendous success overseas, making it one of the top shows airing internationally. The premiere in the U.K. this past February was up 25% from last year. Additionally, the "24” video game will be released in April 2006.

Sutherland will next be seen starring in "The Sentinel” with Michael Douglas and Kim Basinger. Sutherland will portray Agent Breckenridge, a secret-service agent who finds himself caught in the middle of a plot to assassinate the president. The film was directed by Clark Johnson and will be released on April 21, 2006.

In 2004, Sutherland wrapped production on the independent film "The River Queen,” opposite Samantha Morton. The film was shot in New Zealand and was directed by Vincent Ward.

In 2003, Sutherland starred in the Warner Bros. film "Taking Lives,” opposite Angelina Jolie and Ethan Hawke. Sutherland also provided the narration in another Warner Bros. film, "NASCAR: The IMAX® Experience.” The year before, Sutherland starred in the Fox film "Phone Booth,” directed by Joel Schumacher.

Sutherland also starred in the limited release of the World War II drama "To End All Wars.” The screenplay was based on the best-selling book Through the Valley of the Kwai, which is an account of life as a POW in a Southeast Asian prison camp. The film also starred Robert Carlyle, Ciaran McMenarrin, and Mark Strong and successfully screened at both the Toronto and Telluride Film Festivals in 2002.

In 1998, Sutherland was seen starring in Showtime's critically acclaimed original picture "A Soldier's Sweetheart” with Skeet Ulrich and Georgina Cates.

In 1997, Sutherland co-starred with William Hurt and Rufus Sewell in the New Line production "Dark City.” Directed by Alex Proyas, "Dark City” was a special presentation at the Cannes Film Festival. Sutherland also added his second directorial credit and starred in "Truth or Consequences” for Triumph films, alongside Kevin Pollak, Mykelti Williamson, Rod Steiger, and Martin Sheen.

In the 1996 Paramount thriller "Eye for an Eye,” directed by John Schlesinger, Sutherland portrayed an unremorseful, brutal murderer opposite Sally Field and Ed Harris. Later that summer, he co-starred with Samuel L. Jackson, Sandra Bullock, and Matthew McConaughey in the screen adaptation of John Grisham's novel A Time to Kill.

In 1993, Sutherland starred in Touchstone Pictures' "The Three Musketeers,” based on the classic tale by Alexandre Dumas. The same year, he made his directorial debut in the critically acclaimed Showtime film "Last Light,” in which he starred opposite Forest Whitaker.

Sutherland's first major role was in the Canadian drama "The Bad Boy,” which earned Sutherland and director Daniel Petrie Genie award nominations for best actor and best director, respectively. Following his success in "The Bad Boy,” Sutherland eventually moved to Los Angeles and landed television roles in "The Mission,” an episode of "Amazing Stories,” and in the telefilm "Trapped in Silence” with Marsha Mason.

In 1992, Sutherland starred opposite Ray Liotta and Forest Whitaker in Orion Pictures' "Article 99” and Castle Rock's military drama "A Few Good Men,” also starring Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise. Later in 1994, he starred

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