Kiefer Sutherland: Star of the TV series 24

Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland is the star of the tv series 24. The show, with Sutherland as counter-terrorism expert Jack Bauer, broke convention by having each hour-long episode represent an hour in Bauer's day. Sutherland's success on television came after a respectable 15 years in the movies industry.

Sutherland's first film and memorable turn as a bully in Stand By Me led to a string of successful ensemble movies, including The Lost Boys (1987), Young Guns (1988), and Flatliners (1990). Although he has carried the lead in several movies and played a variety of roles, he has a reputation for playing creeps and jerks, such as in A Few Good Men (1992) with Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson, Freeway (1996), Dark City (1998) and Phone Booth (2002l). Kiefer is the son of movie star Donald Sutherland.


Since 2001, Sutherland is most widely associated with the role of Jack Bauer, on the critically acclaimed television series 24. After being nominated four times for the "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" Primetime Emmy Award, Sutherland won the award in 2006 for his role in 24's fifth season.

Thrilling, violent, intriguing, as well as engaging, "24" is a hot show!

Season five ended with Jack kidnapped by Cheng and sailing on a ship bound for China. How is he going to escape this one? The President of United States was arrested. Who will be sworn in to take his place?

People who are die-hard fans love the non-stop action, not to mention the political intrigue. Our hero Jack is an expert working for the Counter Terrorism Unit, CTU. His life, as well as his family's, is on the line as he rescues humanity on a daily basis.

Kiefer Sutherland, tv series 24

TV Series | 24

Together with the President of the United States, Jack tackles unknown enemies. Most people take things day-by-day, but in their case it goes hour-by-hour. Who can they trust? Who is on which side? One shocking moment after another make for heart stopping, riveting television.

The cast list goes on:

  • Chloe O'Brian, portrayed by Mary Lynn Rajskub

  • Omar Hassan, portrayed by Anil Kapoor

  • Renee Walker, portrayed by Annie Wersching

  • Brian Hastings, portrayed by Mykelti Williamson

  • Dana Walsh, portrayed by Katee Sackhoff

  • Rob Weiss, portrayed by Chris Diamantopoulos

  • Arlo Glass, portrayed by John Boyd

  • Cole Ortiz, portrayed by Freddie Prinze Jr.

  • Allison Taylor, portrayed by Cherry Jones

The show has also added Adoni Maropis and Steven Schub as bad guys.

24 has made its mark in television history by being the first show in real time one-hour episodes. The tv show is filmed in L.A. and has been renewed for a sixth season. Viewers love "24" and can't wait for "24: The Game", the video game version created by Sony for Play Station 2.


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