Kiefer Sutherland was born December 21, 1966, in London, England. He has starred in a number of films and television shows, but is best known for his role as Jack Bauer on 24. He is the son of actor Donald Sutherland. Kiefer starred in many films throughout the 1980s and 1990s, including Stand by Me, The Lost Boys, Flatliners and A Few Good Men. He also does voiceover work for companies such as Chevy and Bank of America. In 2001, he began starring in the real-time action show 24, which ended in 2010. During his time on the show, he won both a Golden Globe and an Emmy. He dated Julia Roberts in the 1990s, but she broke things off right before their wedding and started dating actor Jason Patric. Kiefer was married to Camelia Kath from 1987 to 1990, and they had one child together. He then married Kelly Winn in 1996, but they divorced in 2004. Kiefer landed his first film tole in 1983's Max Dugan Returns, co-starring his dad and a young Matthew Broderick. He continued to find work alongside of rising stars, with standout performances in Stand By Me with River Phoenix and Jerry O'Connell, and in The Lost Boys, where he played a sexy vampire alongside Jason Patric and Jami Gertz. The 1990s kept Kiefer busy in Young Guns II, A Few Good Men, The Vanishing and Freeway. He has appeared in over 70 films. In 2001 Kiefer moved to television, starring as government agent Jack Bauer on the FOX drama 24. The show was an instant hit, developed a voracious cult following, spawned its own video game and earned Kiefer five Emmy nominations and one award, which he received in 2006. His personal life is about as action-packed as his television alter ego's-with romance, drama and even a little crime. Kiefer's first marriage, to Camelia Kath, ended when he met Julia Roberts on the set of the 1990 thriller Flatliners. The pair were engaged, but five days before the wedding, Julia ran off with Kiefer's best friend, Jason Patric. The actor tried to medicate his broken heart with booze and cocaine, and his career has been marked with incidents of over-hearty partying, most notably arrests and incarceration for DUI. Despite his personal dramas, Kiefer is one of America's favorite action figures.
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