Donald Sutherland, the Legendary Actor, Passes Away at 88

Donald Sutherland, renowned for his roles in “Pride & Prejudice,” and “The Hunger Games,” has died at the age of 88 after an illness.

Donald Sutherland has died at the age of 88 following a long illness. Sutherland’s illustrious career spanned over seven decades, earning him acclaim for his roles in films such as “Pride & Prejudice,” “MAS*H,” and “The Hunger Games.”

Donald Sutherland

Sutherland’s son, Kiefer, confirmed the news on social media, paying tribute to his father’s extensive and impactful career: “With a heavy heart, I tell you that my father, Donald Sutherland, has passed away. I personally think one of the most important actors in the history of film. Never daunted by a role, good, bad or ugly. He loved what he did and did what he loved, and one can never ask for more than that. A life well lived.”

Throughout his career, Sutherland appeared in over 190 films and TV series. His final role was in the 2023 period drama “Miranda’s Victim.” In 2017, he received an Honorary Academy Award, highlighting his significant contributions to the film industry.

One of Sutherland’s most iconic roles in recent years was as President Snow in “The Hunger Games” series. The character’s prequel, “The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes,” released in 2023, featured Tom Blyth portraying a younger Snow.


Sutherland’s talent extended beyond film; he won two Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actor in TV movies, “Citizen X” in 1996 and “Path to War” in 2003. Additionally, he was an anti-war activist, starring in the 1972 film “F.T.A.” which followed his anti-Vietnam War road show.

Fans and colleagues alike have mourned his passing, sharing heartfelt tributes on social media. Many recalled the joy and depth he brought to his performances, celebrating his extensive body of work.

“He brought us so much joy and happiness and was one of the best performers there was. We have lost a legend, but his work lives on,” wrote a fan.

Another wrote: “I loved Donald Sutherland. So sorry to hear this. Wherever he is I hope he’s having a wonderful time.”

Donald Sutherland’s legacy is one of remarkable talent and dedication to his craft. His contributions to the world of entertainment will continue to inspire future generations.

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