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DONALD SUTHERLAND's career as an actor encompasses nearly, if not more than, a hundred and thirty films.

These include such classics as Robert Aldrich's The Dirty Dozen; Robert Altman's MASH; Alan J. Pakula's Klute, opposite his great and good friend, Jane Fonda; Nicolas Roeg's Don't Look Now, with Julie Christie; John Schlesinger's The Day of the Locust; Bernardo Bertolucci's 1900; Federico Fellini's Fellini's Casanova; Robert Redford's Ordinary People; Oliver Stone's JFK; Claude Chabrol's Les Liens du Sang; Werner Herzog's Grito de Piedra; and as Oddball in Brian Hutton's Kelly's Heroes with Clint Eastwood, who later directed him in Space Cowboys.

Mr. Sutherland's many other films include Paul Mazursky's Alex in Wonderland; Philip Kaufman's Invasion of the Body Snatchers; John Landis' National Lampoon's Animal House; Bud Yorkin's Start the Revolution Without Me; Ron Howard's Backdraft; John Sturges' The Eagle Has Landed, with Michael Caine and Robert Duvall; Richard Marquand's Eye of the Needle; Richard Pearce's Threshold; Euzhan Palcy's A Dry White Season; Fred Schepisi's Six Degrees of Separation; Barry Levinson's Disclosure; Joel Schumacher's A Time to Kill; Robert Towne's Without Limits; F. Gary Gray's The Italian Job; Anthony Minghella's Cold Mountain; and, also for Focus Features, Joe Wright's Pride & Prejudice, opposite Keira Knightley and Brenda Blethyn.

He will shortly be seen starring in Mary McGuckian's The Man on the Train, with U2's Larry Mullen, Jr; in Simon West's The Mechanic, with Jason Statham and Ben Foster; and in Seth Gordon's Horrible Bosses, as Colin Farrell's father.

Mr. Sutherland won Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for his performance in Chris Gerolmo's Citizen X, and won a second Golden Globe Award for his performance as Clark Clifford in John Frankenheimer's Path to War.

On stage, he was Humbert Humbert in Edward Albee's adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson; as Znorko in his son Roeg's translation of Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt's acclaimed Enigma Variations at the Mark Taper; and he starred with Justin Kirk, Julianna Margulies, and The Eagle's Denis O'Hare in Daniel Sullivan's sold-out, critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater production of Jon Robin Baitz' Ten Unknowns, for which he received an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Best Actor.

With his writing partner, Brad Peyton, he is currently producing an animated television series for the CBC of Pirate's Passage, adapted from the Governor General's Awardwinning novel by William Gilkerson.

Mr. Sutherland was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1978; and an Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France in 1983.

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