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Donald Sutherland
Donald Sutherland

Mr. Bennet

Donald Sutherland's career as an actor encompasses over 100 films.

These include such classics as Robert Aldrich's The Dirty Dozen; Robert Altman's MASH; Alan J. Pakula's Klute (opposite Jane Fonda); Nicolas Roeg's Don't Look Now (opposite Julie Christie); John Schlesinger's The Day of the Locust; Bernardo Bertolucci's 1900; Federico Fellini's Casanova; John Landis' National Lampoon's Animal House; Robert Redford's Ordinary People (opposite Mary Tyler Moore and Timothy Hutton); and Oliver Stone's JFK.

Mr. Sutherland's many other films include Paul Mazursky's Alex in Wonderland; Philip Kaufman's Invasion of the Body Snatchers; Bob Clark's Murder by Decree; Richard Marquand's Eye of the Needle; Richard Pearce's Threshold; Euzhan Palcy's A Dry White Season; Fred Schepisi's Six Degrees of Separation; Barry Levinson's Disclosure; Joel Schumacher's A Time to Kill; Robert Towne's Without Limits; Clint Eastwood's Space Cowboys; F. Gary Gray's The Italian Job; and Anthony Minghella's Cold Mountain.

In addition to Pride & Prejudice, he will shortly be seen starring in Griffin Dunne's Fierce People (opposite Diane Lane); Robert Edwards' Land of the Blind (opposite Ralph Fiennes); Aric Avelino's American Gun (opposite Sissy Spacek); James C.E. Burke's Aurora Borealis (opposite Louise Fletcher and Juliette Lewis); and Robert Towne's Ask the Dust (opposite Salma Hayek).

Mr. Sutherland won Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for his performance in Chris Gerolmo's Citizen X, and won a second Golden Globe Award for his performance in John Frankenheimer's Path to War.

He is currently at work on the new ABC dramatic series Commander in Chief, in which he stars as the Speaker of the House, opposite Geena Davis as the first female U.S. President.