Birthday: 21-12-1966
Age: 52
Star sign: Capricorn
Kiefer Sutherland is an eminent British-Canadian actor, producer and also a director. He was born as Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland on December 21, 1966 at Paddington, London. His father is Donald Sutherland and his mother is Shirley Douglas who are both Canadian actors. Kiefer has a twin sister named, Rachel. When his family shifted to Corona, California, his parents had a divorce in year 1970 and then he moved with his mother in Toronto in year 1975. He went to Crescent Town Elementary School and later attended St. Clair Junior High East York. Kiefer also studied at John G. Althouse Middle School to study elementary. In high school, the actor attended six different schools like St. Andrew’s College in Aurora, Martingrove Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Harbord Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Silverthorn Collegiate Institute in the west end of Toronto, Malvern Collegiate Institute and also in Annex Village Campus. He also studied one semester in Regina Mundi Catholic College in Ontario. Later, Kiefer also attended Sir Drederick Banting Secondary School to do his weekly acting lessons.
The first film he did in U.S. is Stand By Me which is based on Stephen King’s novella entitled, The Body. The multitalented actor appeared in over 70 films including the Young Guns and Young Guns II, Flashback, The Vanishing, The Sentinel, The Three Musketeers, Dark City, A Few Good Men and more.

He also appeared in the popular teen horror film, The Lost Boys in 1987, where he played as David, a mysterious head of a gang. In 1990, he bagged the main lead role as Nelson Wright in the sci-fi thriller film, Flatliners which also stars Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon , Oliver Platt and William Baldwin. He acted as Freddie Lee Cobb in the film adaptation of A Time to Kill novel by John Grisham in 1996. In 2002, Kiefer played as the mysterious caller in the psychological thriller film, Phone Booth.

The inauguration of Keifer’s Canada’s Walk of Fame in Toronto happens in year 2005; the same year where his parents where both inducted as well. He got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in year 2009. Keifer is the first guest to become the child of a former guest in the television show, Inside the Actors Studio. Donald Sutherland also made a guest appearance on the show in year 1998. The actor was also featured on the cover of the biweekly magazine, Rolling Stone on April 2006. He was also featured in Japan’s CalorieMate commercial, where he did his parody in the character of Jack Bauer. He has done voice-overs for the ad campaign of various brands like Ford Motor Company of Canada and Apple Inc. He also appeared in some television commercials and did narration for many promotional spots. Keifer also voiced some characters on video games like Sgt. Roebuck in Call of Duty: World at War and more.

He was also one of the producers of The 1 Second Film. Keifer was debuted in Broadway through the revival of the 1972 play, That Championship Season. He was also featured in the thriller television series, Touch on Fox, where he played the role of Martin Bohm, an ex journalist who became a baggage handler and a father of an 11-years old autistic child.

Since 2001, Keifer gained popularity for bagging the role of Jack Bauer, an agent of the Counter Terrorist Unit in the serial drama, 24. After his four nominations as the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series at the Primetime Emmy Award, he finally got the award in year 2006 for playing the role in the series. He also received nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Television Series at the Golden Globe Awards in 2007. In 2006, he became the highest-earning television actor for gaining a salary of $40-Million for acting in three seasons of the show. However, in year 2010, the production of the 8th season of the show was temporarily suspended because of the cyst found in Kiefer’s kidney. The actor waited for few days before he undergo elective surgery and he was expected to return after a week. But Kiefer needed few more days so it was reported that he will return on March 2010. On March 26, 2010, it was reported that the show will end and on May 2013, the show returned but only for a limited series. The 12th episode, 24: Live Another Day was aired on May and July 2014.

Keifer was married to Camelia Kath from 1987 to 1990 and their daughter is Sarah Sutherland, an actress who appeared on HBO’s Veep. He got engaged to Julia Roberts, his co-star in Flatliners in 1990. But three days before they got married, their wedding was cancelled. He got married to Kelly Winn on June 29, 1996 and had a divorce in 2008. The actor is a guitar collector and the co-owner of Ironworks.
Shane West English Actor

Shane West

Shane West is an actor, musician (punk) and a songwriter. He was born as Shannon Bruce Snaith on June 10, 1978 to Leah Catherine and Don Snaith at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. Shane’s mother is of Cajun French lineage while his father is a Jamaican, British and Portuguese lineage. His parents had a divorce in year 1982 when he was just four years old. His passion for punk music was influenced by his (punk musicians) parents. At ten, he moved to Compton, California to look for a job. Later, he shifted to Norwalk then transferred to Los Angeles to pursue his career in acting. In the first two years, the actor has struggled a lot and he lives in his manager’s place before he was debuted as an actor in year 1995 through the television drama, Picket Fences. He appeared in the episode, ‘Heart of Saturday Night’ in the season 4 of the show and bagged the role of Dave Lattimore. In year 1998, he made a guest-star appearance in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and essayed the role of Mark Tapper in The Cider House Rules. He bagged his first major role as Eli Sammler, a young basketball player who has learning disability on ABC television series, Once and Again. He was debuted in the big screen through the comedy-drama film, Liberty Heights in 1999. Shane was later co-starred with Marla Sokoloff, James Franco and Jodi Lyn O’Keefe in the teen comedy film, Whatever It Takes in year 2000. In 2001, he played as Bentley ‘Striker’ Scrumfeld in another teen comedy film, Get Over It.In 2002, he was co-starred with Mandy Moore in the film adaptation of the novel, A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Spark. The film grossed $41-Million in U.S. and Shane received the Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry with Many Moore. He was also seen in the music video ‘Cry’ by Moore. He also earned the Young Hollywood Award Male Superstar of Tomorrow.In year 2003, he was starred in the superhero film, The League of Extraordinary Gentleman as Tom Sawyer in 2003 together with Sean Connery. This film received a commercial success and grossed $179-Million worldwide. After a year, Shane was cast on NBC’s longest running medical drama series, ER and donned the role of Ray Barnett. In 2007, he left the show and was featured in Supreme Courtships. He later returned to ER on its final season. Shane also acted in the independent biographical film, What We Do Is Secret as Darby Crash, the lead vocalist of the band, The Germs. The brilliant actor received positive reviews for his portrayal in the film. He also gained the Rising Star Award at the Philadelphia Film Festival. From 2010 to 2013, he was starred in the television series, Nikita as Michael Bishop. In 2014, he was co-starred as Captain John Alden, a war veteran in the historical fantasy, Salem.Shane is also the lead vocal of the band, Johnny Was which was initially known as Average Joe.

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Josh Hartnett

Josh Hartnett is a multitalented actor and producer. He was born as Joshua Daniel Hartnett on July 21, 1978 at Saint Paul in Minnesota USA, to Wendy Anne and Daniel Thomas Hartnett. His father remarries and he has three half-siblings namely, Jake, Jessica and Jose. Josh’ father is a half Irish and half German while his mother came from a Swedish and Norwegian lineage. He was brought up as a Roman Catholic and studied at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Grade School and Cretin-Derham Hall High School before he graduated in South High School in Minnesota in year 1996. Josh used to play sports in school and he loves football. Never in his entire life did he ever think that he will become a performer until one day, he got injured that lead him to stop on joining any field of sports. One of his relative advised him to audition on Tom Sawyer’s stage production. To his surprise, he was selected to bag the role of Huckleberry Finn. Since then, acting became his passion and he started to appear in many high school plays. Initially, he worked on a local video store. Josh is a vegetarian since 12 but his role in the 2006 film, The Black Dahlia requires him to eat meat since he played as a boxer.After he finished high school, Josh hoped to move in New York and attend the State University of New York (SUNY) but it didn’t happen so after a year, he moved to California. Soon after, he got his unbelievable break when he got a part in the drama series, Cracker. However, after airing 16 episodes, the series was cancelled. But Josh has proven his mettle as an actor so he concentrated on bagging feature film works. He appeared in small plays and did some commercials before he finally got his first feature film in Halloween H2O: 20 Years Later as John Tate, the son of Laurie Strode (played by Jamie Lee Curtis). The film became a box-office success.Later on, Josh have appeared in various Hollywood films like Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor and The Faculty. He was the original choice in playing the character of Tino in the crime drama film, Deuces Wild but has to dropped it to appear in Pearl Harbor. In year 2002, he was featured in the drama film, O, the modern adaptation of Othello by William Shakespeare. Josh was also approached several times to essay the role of Clark Kent/Superman but he always turned the offer down since he doesn’t want to commit himself to a foreseen 10-year role. He said that it is not the kind of movie that he wanted to do so he normally turned the offer down if it’s a superhero role. In 1999, he was selected by Teen People’s magazine as one of the ’21 Hottest stars Under 21’ and ’25 Hottest Stars under 25’. He was also chosen to be one of the ’50 Most Beautiful People’ in year 2002. Josh was also the ‘3rd Sexiest Male’ according to Bliss magazine and the ‘Sexiest Vegetarian Alive’ by PETA.In 2007, Josh was cast in films like Resurrecting the Champ along with Samuel Jackson and 30 Days of Night. In 2008, he acted in the theatre adaptation of Rain Man which was held at the Apollo Theatre at the West end of London. He also did print and television ads for Emporio Armani’s Diamonds for Men fragrance and became the first male personality to epitomize the Giorgio Armani Beauty. Josh was also featured on various magazine covers for several times, including the Cosmogirl, Seventeen, GQ, Vman, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Details, Girlfriend, ELLE, InStyle and more.Josh also produced a video clip for the song, Pursuit of Happiness by actor and rapper, Kid Cudi.

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