‘Hunger Games’ star Donald Sutherland is DEAD at 88


Hollywood legend, Donald Sutherland has passed on at the age of 88. 

The screen star died on Thursday, June 20, in Miami, Florida after a long illness.


Sutherland appeared in classics like The Dirty Dozen, M*A*S*H, Animal House, Hunger Games and many other films.

No cause of death was shared, and the exact details of his passing weren’t disclosed either.


His son, Kiefer Sutherland, confirmed the news on Instagram.

‘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,’ he said.

‘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.’


The late actor was a father to 5 children, including CAA Media Finance exec Roeg Sutherland … as well as four grandchildren.

Born in New Brunswick, Canada, Donald studied drama and engineering at Victoria University in Toronto.

He then abandoned his engineering aspirations by moving to London, where he enrolled at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Donald broke into the British acting scene in the mid-’60s, appearing in a number of TV series before he became a staple in war films.

Donald soon became a Hollywood staple with his most notable credits including Klute, Don’t Look Now, The Day of the Locust, Fellini’s Casanova, … The Italian Job, and Pride & Prejudice.

Donald was married 3 times over his lifetime, with his 3rd marriage to actress Francine Racette lasting over 5 decades. The legendary actor is survived by his aforementioned wife.

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