Donald Sutherland Dead: Legendary 'MASH' and 'Hunger Games' Actor Was 88

'The Hunger Games' actor Donald Sutherland, father to Keifer Sutherland, has passed away.

Legendary actor Donald Sutherland, father of Keifer Sutherland, has died. He was 88. The beloved Hollywood star — known for M*A*S*H and The Hunger Games, among many other films and TV shows — reportedly died in Miami, Florida on Thursday, June 20, after a long illness, according to Variety.

No specific funeral arrangements have been shared, but Variety has reported that Sutherland's family will hold a private celebration of life memorial.

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Originally born in 1935 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, Sutherland first began acting in the late 1950s. Some of his first TV roles included guest spots on Man of the World and The Saint, while he cut his teeth in the film industry by appearing in horror movies like Castle of the Living Dead, Fanatic, and Dr. Terror's House of Horrors.

Over the years, Sutherland made career-defining turns in movies such as The Dirty Dozen, M*A*S*H, Pride and Prejudice, National Lampoon's Animal House, JFK, Six Degrees of Separation, A Time to Kill, The Art of War, The Italian Job, and Cold Mountain. Eventually, Sutherland landed the role of President Coriolanus Snow in the big-screen adaptation of The Hunger Games. He would go on to reprise the role throughout the franchise.

Two of Sutherland's final on-screen roles were in the Paramount+ series Lawmen: Bass Reeves, and the 2023 legal drama Miranda's Victim. He is also credited with a role in a new movie titled Heart Land, thought it's unclear when this film will be released.

 Sutherland is survived by his wife Francine Racette, sons Roeg, Rossif, Angus, and Kiefer, daughter Rachel, and four grandchildren.