Sutherland has been inducted to the Hollywood Walk of Fame and to Canada's Walk of Fame, and has received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Zurich Film Festival. Andrew's College, Martingrove Collegiate Institute, Harbord Collegiate Institute, Silverthorn Collegiate Institute, Malvern Collegiate Institute, and Annex Village Campus. were roommates for three years when he first moved to Hollywood to pursue his career in acting. Sutherland was one of the contenders for the role of Glen Lantz in the original A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), which ultimately became Johnny Depp's feature film debut.Sutherland was born in St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, to Donald Sutherland and Shirley Douglas, both successful Canadian actors who had been living and working in the United Kingdom for some time. His maternal grandfather was Scottish-born Canadian politician and former Premier of Saskatchewan Tommy Douglas, who is widely credited for bringing universal health care to Canada. He also spent a semester at Regina Mundi Catholic College in London, Ontario and attended weekend acting lessons at Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School. In the film, directed by Rob Reiner, he played a neighborhood bully in a coming-of-age story about a search for a dead body.
In 2004, he starred in Taking Lives, alongside Angelina Jolie and Ethan Hawke, in which he had a "flashy cameo".
In The Sentinel (2006), he starred alongside his elder brother in the movie industry, Michael Douglas, as his protégé.
I told myself that I needed to stick to my plan ...
and it was a really dumb plan." In 1992, he plays doctor in the drama-Article 99 with Ray Liotta. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
He played the lead roles in Alexandre Aja's supernatural horror, Mirrors (2008).
In 2009, he joined the Dream Works's animated film Monsters vs.
In 2005, Sutherland was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto, Sutherland was featured on the cover of the April 2006 edition of Rolling Stone, in an article entitled "Alone in the Dark with Kiefer Sutherland." The article began with Sutherland revealing his interest to be killed off in 24. I love what I do." It also revealed that he devoted 10 months a year working on 24.
On 14 February 2010, Fox TV announced they were temporarily suspending production of Season 8 of 24 due to a ruptured cyst near one of Sutherland's kidneys.
His role as vampire David in The Lost Boys is one of his iconic roles in his career reviews by many critics and audiences.
In the Western film Young Guns (1988), he starred alongside Emilio Estevez and Lou Diamond Phillips.
Aliens, reuniting him with actress Reese Witherspoon with whom he starred in Freeway. Aliens is Sutherland's highest-grossing film to date.