Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland (born 21 December 1966) is an Emmy Award winning British-Canadian actor, well-known for his lead role of Jack Bauer on the FOX thriller drama series 24. Sutherland was born in London, England, the son of Donald Sutherland and Shirley Douglas, both of whom are successful Canadian actors. He has Scottish ancestry from both parents and is the grandson of Canadian politician Tommy Douglas. Sutherland and his twin sister, Rachel, were born in London (in Saint Mary's Hospital, Paddington) while his parents were working there. As a result, through the jus soli and the jus sanguinis, he is both a Canadian citizen and a British citizen. His family moved to Corona, California, shortly afterwards, but his parents eventually divorced in 1972. In 1975, Sutherland moved with his mother to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He attended elementary school at Crescent Town Elementary School in East York, Toronto, and high school at five different schools including St. Andrew's College, Martingrove Collegiate Institute, Harbord Collegiate Institute Silverthorn Collegiate Institute and Malvern Collegiate Institute. He also spent a semester at Regina


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