Meet Donald Sutherland’s five children that have followed in his entertainment footsteps

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Veteran Canadian actor Donald Sutherland was sadly announced dead by his son, and fellow actor, Kiefer Sutherland sharing a heartfelt tribute.

In his announcement, Kiefer celebrated his father’s great legacy in which his five children followed in his footsteps.

Donald was best recognised for his roles in The Dirty Dozen, The Hunger Games, and M*A*S*H and so many more given his 60 years in the entertainment industry.

Kiefer, the eldest of Donald’s sons, is one of the more recognisable in the industry among his siblings. His first acting gig was in Max Dugan Returns as a teenager, but he is best known for his 1984 role in The Bay Boy.

Oddly enough, Kiefer is actually a twin to Donald’s only daughter Rachel. While she didn’t choose to work in front of the camera, she is a producer and production manager, working on series like Law & Order Toronto: Criminal Intent, Nurses and The Kennedys.

Rachel and Kiefer were a result of Donald’s second marriage to Shirley Douglas. The pair were together for four years from 1966 to 1970. Shirley sadly passed from pneumonia in 2020.

Donald’s first wife was Lois Hardwick from 1959 to 1966.

Next up in Donald’s line of children is Roeg, born 1974, and is a producer and talent manager. However, he doesn’t share the same mother as his eldest siblings.

In 1972, Donald wed Francine Racette after meeting on the set of Alien Thunder and they were together until his unfortunate passing. During their marriage, they welcomed three sons together.

The fourth child, Rossif followed more of Kiefer and Donald’s film path. Born in 1978, he has appeared in more than fifty films and TV shows, including Reign, The Handmaid’s Tale, and Catastrophe.

Lastly, the youngest of the Sutherland clan is Angus born in 1982 Los Angeles. He has taken roles behind and in-front of the camera after working as a producer on the 2019 movie 1917 and appeared in Dollhouse and Familiar Strangers.

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