Kiefer Sutherland was honored with the 2,377th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Leron Gubler, President and CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, presided over the ceremony. Guests included Donald Sutherland and Joel Schumacher.
Hollywood Boulevard on December 9, 2008.
Kiefer Sutherland was born on December 21, 1966 in London, England to parents Shirley Douglas and the great actor Donald Sutherland. His first role was in the movie "Max Dugan Returns" and his first major motion picture role was in the Canadian drama, "The Bay Boy," which earned him a Genie Award nomination. Following his success in "The Bay Boy," Sutherland eventually moved to Los Angeles and landed a television appearance in an episode of "Amazing Stories."
Kiefer Sutherland currently stars in the critically acclaimed Fox drama, "24," for which he has won a Golden Globe Award, an Emmy Award and two SAG Awards, for Best Actor in a Drama Series. The show has also garnered an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for "Best Drama". The show has also enjoyed tremendous success overseas, making it one of the top international shows airing internationally.
Sutherland lent his voice to the character of General W.R. Monger in Dreamworks Animations' " Monsters vs Aliens" which was released on March 27, 2009.
Sutherland recently starred alongside Amy Smart and Paula Patton in New Regency's thriller "Mirrors." His other films include: "The Sentinel," "The River Queen," "Taking Lives," "Phone Booth", "A Soldier's Sweetheart," "Dark City" "Truth or Consequences," "Eye for an Eye," "A Time to Kill," "The Three Musketeers," "A Few Good Men," Sutherland's other film credits include "Flatliners," "1969," "Young Guns," "Young Guns 2," "Bright Lights, Big City," "The Lost Boys," "Promised Land," "At Close Range," and "Stand By Me." Sutherland also provided the narration for "NASCAR: The Imax Experience."
Sutherland is the owner of Ironworks Studio, record label, recording studio and publishing company, which he started along with his long time friend, singer/songwriter Jude Cole. Together they have signed the following acts, Rocco DeLuca, Ron Sexsmith Billy Boy on Poison and honeyhoney.
Despite his busy schedule, Sutherland finds the time to assist various charities by doing PSA's on their behalf. They include: The Red Cross, Malaria No More, C.A.R.E., City of Hope and many others.