Kiefer Sutherland Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

22nd September 2016

Quote: "I became a dad when I was 20-years-old. It made me deal with certain things at a very young age, and it made me grow up. You realise very quickly that you're responsible for things that are outside of yourself and your responsibility to those things is more important than any other thing. My children didn’t make the choice to be born - I did and their mom did." Kiefer Sutherland on becoming a young dad.

22nd February 2016

Quote: "As I honoured as I would be if that were true, it is not true. Demi is a friend of mine." Kiefer Sutherland shoots down reports suggesting he's dating his Forsaken co-star Demi Moore.

20th January 2015

Fact: Will Smith, Kiefer Sutherland and Ed Sheeran are among the celebrities lined up to test their driving skills on U.K. motoring show Top Gear. They will all take part in the Star in a Reasonably-Priced Car segment, in which a celebrity races against the clock in a modest, family car. Sheeran, who does not have a driving licence, will be seen taking the challenge in the first episode of the new series, which airs in the U.K. on Sunday (25Jan15).

19th December 2014

Quote: "Me, I don't see going back to it. We had set out to do 12 episodes to end the show and deal with some of the past history of the show. It was also an irresistible opportunity to go shoot in England. So for all of those reasons it made sense to do that last season... But I think I said the same thing at the end of season 8 so I would hate to be held to that." Kiefer Sutherland has no plans to reprise his role in 24 in the future following the the one-off U.K.-based series 24: Live Another Day, which aired earlier this year (14).

6th October 2014

Fact: A huge artwork depicting Kiefer Sutherland as his 24 character Jack Bauer has gone on display in London. The piece, by British artist Quentin Devine, is made of 1,485 London-themed postcards and was created in 24 hours. Bosses at Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment commissioned the piece to mark the Dvd release of 24:Live Another Day.

4th June 2014

Quote: "Three weeks ago I cut the side of my face when a ricochet shell from a (gun) chamber hit a steel beam that was adjacent to me. It wasn't that bad. We patched it up really quick (sic)." Actor Kiefer Sutherland is recovering from a small injury suffered on the set of his revived Tv drama 24: Live Another Day.

7th May 2014

Quote: "It was very special for us. England was the first place that 24 broke. It was released in the United States and England virtually at the same time and it was very successful here out of the box, and it took the U.S. a little longer, so England, in many regards, was the reason we kept working and why we were allowed to keep going, so we've been eternally grateful for that since the show began. So for us to be doing this season here has been very special for us." Kiefer Sutherland thanks his British fans for supporting the hit Tv drama 24 as he films a new series of the show in London.

1st May 2014

Quote: "She never wants me to talk about it, because everything she's done in her career, she's really done on her own. In fact, there were two times that I offered her jobs, because I really needed a great young actress for this part, and both times she respectfully turned me down, because she wants to find her own way." Kiefer Sutherland's actress daughter Sarah has turned down opportunities to work with her father because she wants to carve out her career.

10th May 2013

Fact: Kiefer Sutherland's new Tv drama Touch has been cancelled after failing to win over viewers. The show, which features the 24 star as a single dad trying to solve his silent, genius son's life-saving puzzles, will end after just two seasons.

5th February 2013

Fact: Kiefer Sutherland has been named Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. He will be presented with his ceremonial pudding pot in Massachusetts on Friday (08Feb13). French actress Marion Cotillard was honoured with the female version of the prize last week (ends01Feb13).

18th January 2013

Fact: Kiefer Sutherland's one-time Tv wife Leslie Hope has signed on to play the futuristic president of America in sci-fi hit Revolution. Hope will play President Foster, the leader of the Georgia Federation, on the Tv show.

21st November 2012

Tweet: "Wishing all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving and to all of those traveling today...good luck!" Actor Kiefer Sutherland wishes his fans happy holidays as Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday (22Nov12).

9th March 2012

Quote: "I used to sit out in front of the school just to see how my daughter Sarah was getting on with the other kids. I was petrified that I would drive up there one day and see all the kids playing and she'd be standing alone in the corner. Whenever I felt like something was wrong with her, it would just break my heart." Kiefer Sutherland always kept a close eye on his only child as she was growing up.

10th November 2011

Fact: Slumdog Millionaire star Anil Kapoor will play agent Jack Bauer in the Indian version of Kiefer Sutherland's hit TV programme 24. Kapoor, who will also produce the new show, says, "It's a huge honour." The actor previously starred opposite Sutherland in the eighth season of the hit American TV show.

8th September 2011

Quote: "He, like other very naive souls, called me and asked me, 'Can I be in your film?' and I said, 'Of course, it's a fantastic idea,' and he was great. I think that it's somehow funny how he rescues the Earth in every episode (of 24), so I thought it would be interesting that he didn't save the world." Lars Von Trier was eager to show another side of Kiefer Sutherland in sci-fi drama Melancholia after his role as 24 action man Jack Bauer.

21st March 2011

Quote: "I know Charlie as a really funny, talented, loyal, fiercely loyal guy and clearly people are concerned about him and worried about him... (but) he's one of those cats who always seems to land on his feet. I wish him the best and I care a lot about him." Kiefer Sutherland is convinced pal Charlie Sheen will bounce back from his troubles.

22nd February 2011

Quote: "I still don't feel like we've finished, it's still such a presence in my life." Actor Kiefer Sutherland can't distance himself from his role on hit action drama 24, which ended last year (10). The star is set to take the show to the big screen in a movie adaptation, which is expected to begin production in 2012.

23rd May 2010

Quote: "I was really fortunate because I was not a great student - not even close - and I was really blessed with a daughter who's an amazing student. She made the Dean's list, the Honors List and a couple of other things... It was amazing." Proud Kiefer Sutherland on watching his daughter Sarah graduate from college.

4th May 2010

Quote: "We've been working with the same people for nine years; 125 people on the set with me. I think we've had 16 marriages on our show, I think 30-something-odd babies have been born, so, as trite as it sounds, a real family was developed." Kiefer Sutherland on saying goodbye to hit drama 24.

19th April 2010

Quote: "I've got a few tattoos. (My last one was) three years ago. They come along as they come along - I'm open to the idea (of more)." Kiefer Sutherland would consider adding to his body art.

15th January 2010

Quote: "I've always been shocked that people that I'm actually flying with say, 'Oh, I feel safer on the plane with you.' I'm thinking, 'You must not watch the show because everybody around me gets killed.'" Kiefer Sutherland fears 24 fans aren't paying attention.

14th September 2009

Fact: Kiefer Sutherland has been named chairman of the Canadian Film Centre's Actors Conservatory.

23rd June 2009

Fact: Kiefer Sutherland has treated himself to two $20,000 (GBP13,300) Kawasaki street bikes.

23rd May 2009

Quote: "There was one time I was being very macho and kicked the door open and Im standing doing my scene and the door came off the hinges and knocked me out." Kiefer Sutherland on the comedy behind the scenes on the set of TV drama 24.

14th May 2009

Quote: "He's a little girl. I try to get him to toughen up a little but, you know, he cries a lot." Actor Carlos Bernard jokes about his 24 co-star Kiefer Sutherland's persona away from the cameras.

2nd April 2009

Quote: "I am five foot 10, so I can only run so fast and jump so high. With this character, I checked physicality at the door." Action star Kiefer Sutherland loved voicing a character for new animated movie MONSTERS VS. ALIENS.

13th January 2009

Fact: Kiefer Sutherland used to babysit Gwyneth Paltrow when he was a teenager.

18th November 2008

Fact: Kiefer Sutherland has switched agents, so he is at the same firm as his father and brother. The 24 star has moved from William Morris to CAA, where he joins actor dad DONALD and agent half-sibling ROEG.

7th October 2008

Quote: "We haven't made the perfect series yet and I think that's what drives us... I thought I'd be dying to get out after six or seven years, but I just know that we can do better and that's what motivates me." Kiefer Sutherland promises fans of his TV action series 24 that the best is yet to come.

7th October 2008

Quote: "That was just something I had to go through and ride out - I made a stupid mistake. It wasn't traumatic. I had a lot of stuff I wanted to think through anyway." Kiefer Sutherland recalls his time behind bars following his arrest for driving under the influence last year (07).

7th October 2008

Quote: "When I was about 14 I thought I was so cool. When they told me I couldn't have an earring, I chopped the stud off and just left in the pipe. When they told me to get a haircut, I shaved my head." Actor Kiefer Sutherland was a rebellious schoolboy.

20th September 2008

Fact: Kiefer Sutherland plays a Wild West saloon gambler in Honey Honey's new video LITTLE TOY GUN. The band is signed to the actor's IronWorks record label.

26th August 2008

Quote: "She's like Mighty Mouse! She has an energy about her that's infectious." Kiefer Sutherland on his THE SENTINEL co-star Eva Longoria PARKER.

16th August 2008

Quote: "I always liked what I looked like in my head than when I actually see myself in the mirror, so I've kind of always avoided them." Kiefer Sutherland, the star of new horror movie MIRRORS, likes to avoid his own reflection.

14th August 2008

Quote: "I've never tried. My daughter, when she was 13 years old, came home with a picture of a lung and put it on the fridge. That's the closest I've come to quitting. But then I thought - it's my fridge, so I can take it down if I want to." 24 star Kiefer Sutherland is determined to keep on smoking.

12th November 2007

Quote: "I watched him die and, for whatever reason, he is still alive." Even Kiefer Sutherland can't believe Carlos Bernard's evil TONY ALMEIDA character is still a fixture in drama series 24.

1st July 2007

Fact: British Airways flew in international artists like Kanye West, Nelly Furtado and Orson, and actor Kiefer Sutherland free of charge for the Concert For Diana at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday (01Jul07). The airline has sponsored the tribute gig in a deal worth an estimated GBP200,000 ($400,000).

1st July 2007

Fact: British Airways flew in international artists like Kanye West, Nelly Furtado and Orson, and actor Kiefer Sutherland free of charge for the Concert For Diana at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday (01Jul07). The airline has sponsored the tribute gig in a deal worth an estimated GBP200,000 ($400,000).

14th June 2007

Fact: 24 star Kiefer Sutherland will make a speech on stage at the memorial concert for late British royal DIANA, Princess Of Wales at Wembley Stadium on 1 July (07).

9th April 2007

Fact: Scottish funnyman Billy Connolly has joined the likes of Kiefer Sutherland in a campaign to rename New York's West Village 'Little Britain' after the affinity expat Brits feel for the area.

18th January 2007

Quote: "He's one of my best friends, and he's one of the most talented actors in the world. He deserves it like nobody's business." Kiefer Sutherland commenting on Forest Whitaker's Best Actor Golden Globe for his performance in THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND.

16th January 2007

Fact: Kiefer Sutherland has more middle names than most. The 24 actor's full name is Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland.

1st December 2006

Quote: "If the terrorists need to watch 24 to figure out what they're going to do, we're in much better shape than I thought we were." Kiefer Sutherland dismisses the suggestion his hit show gives too many tips to wannabe terrorists.

16th November 2006

Fact: Cult singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith has signed a new US record deal with actor Kiefer Sutherland's Ironworks Music label. Sexsmith's new album TIME BEING, which has already been released in the singer's native Canada, will be his first release on Ironworks.

12th September 2006

Fact: Babe star James Cromwell will join the cast of 24 as Jack Bauer'S (Kiefer Sutherland) estranged father. Eddie Izzard also will appear as a villainous accomplice to an unnamed character in the show's sixth season.

7th May 2006

Fact: Hollywood actor Kiefer Sutherland has the words "I Trust You To Kill Me" tattooed on his right arm, a souvenir of a documentary of the same name about his life.

9th April 2006

Quote: "I remember the first girl I slept with. She was 17, I was 13. I remember leaving her house after we'd done it, like, seven times, and I remember skipping to the bus stop, going, 'I've done it seven times.'" Kiefer Sutherland recalls the moment he lost his virginity.

8th April 2006

Quote: "We were friends and I'm surprised that I never got a call from him saying, 'I've fallen in love with da-da-da.' Instead, I found out from a stranger." Kiefer Sutherland is still puzzled about why former pal Jason Patric chose not to tell him about his romance with the 24 star's ex-fiancee Julia Roberts.

15th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I think the closest we'll get to that is if we do (US comedy show) Saturday Night Live and Jack Bauer will be in bed and the only time he gets out is to go to the bathroom." Kiefer Sutherland considers a suitable opportunity for his 24 character, federal agent Bauer, to take a break from his death-defying stunts. </p>

15th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I think the closest we'll get to that is if we do (US comedy show) Saturday Night Live and Jack Bauer will be in bed and the only time he gets out is to go to the bathroom." Kiefer Sutherland considers a suitable opportunity for his 24 character, federal agent Bauer, to take a break from his death-defying stunts. </p>

8th February 2006

Quote: <p>"As a joke, for the opening of season five, we shot a sequence with Jack Bauer coming out of the bathroom, with a sandwich in his hand, wearing his pyjamas. I thought that would take care of everything in one go." Kiefer Sutherland is keen to show his 24 character taking care of necessary bodily functions. </p>

8th January 2006

Fact: <p>Kiefer Sutherland is such a huge chess fan he has a special games table on set whenever he's filming so he can play in between shooting. </p>

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