Hunger Games star Donald Sutherland dies aged 88

Canadian actor Donald Sutherland has died aged 88 following “a long illness”, his agent CAA confirmed to the PA news agency.

The star of Ordinary People, M*A*S*H and Six Degrees Of Separation was the father of 24 TV show star Kiefer Sutherland.

A statement from CAA said: “Acclaimed actor Donald Sutherland died today in Miami, Florida, after a long illness. He was 88 years old.”

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 – London
Left to right, Liam Hemsworth, Sam Claflin, Donald Sutherland and Stanley Tucci (Ian West/PA)

Sutherland won a Golden Globe for the television movie Path To War and another gong along with an Emmy Award for the the mini-series Citizen X.

In 2017 he received an Academy Honorary Award for his acting.

Sutherland’s most recent roles included The Hunger Games film franchise as dictator president Coriolanus Snow, and as a judge in the 2023 TV show Lawmen: Bass Reeves.