Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland is a British-Canadian actor. He is best known for his starring role as Jack Bauer in the Fox drama series 24, for which he won an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Satellite Awards. Sutherland got his first leading film role in the Canadian drama The Bay Boy, which earned him a Genie Award nomination. Since that time he has had a successful film career, starring in films such as Stand by Me, The Lost Boys, Young Guns, Flatliners, A Few Good Men, The Three Musketeers, A Time to Kill, Dark City, Phone Booth, Melancholia, Pompeii and Flatliners. He has also starred as Martin Bohm in the Fox drama Touch, and provided the facial motion capture and English voice for Venom Snake in the video games Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. He starred as President Tom Kirkman in the ABC/Netflix political drama series Designated Survivor.