Sarah Sutherland

Sarah Sutherland

Date Of BirthFebruary 18, 1988
Age36 years 2 months 6 days
Day of BirthThursday
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac SignAquarius
Professions Actress , Writer
Full Name Sarah Jude Sutherland

Personal Information
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignAquarius
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Body Features & Measurements
Height163 CM
5 Feet 4 Inches
Eye colorHazel
Hair color Blonde
Figure TypeRectangle
Body Type Slim
Family Information
Father Kiefer Sutherland (Actor, Director, producer;)
Mother Camelia Kath
Cousin Theodore Sutherland (Son of Roeg Sutherland)
Uncles Rossif Sutherland (Father's half-brother)
Angus Sutherland (Father's half-brother)
Thomas Emil Sicks (Sarah's Father's halfbrother)
Roeg Sutherland (Father's half-brother)
Grandfather Donald Sutherland (Actor,)
Grandmother Shirley Douglas (Actress)
Aunt Rachel Sutherland (Paternal)
Relatives Celina Sinden (Wife of uncle Roeg Sutherland)
Timothy Emil Sicks
Francine Racette (Wife of grandfather Donald Sutherland)
Lois Hardwick (Wife of grandfather Donald Sutherland)
Great Grandfather Tommy Douglas (Paternal Maternal; Politician)
Stepmother Elizabeth Kelly Winn (Ex)
Half Sister Michelle Kath Sinclair (Maternal)
Stepfather Terry Kath (Deceased; Guitarist)
Great-grandmother Irma Dempsey (Paternal Maternal)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Tisch School of the Arts
Education Crossroads Drama Conservatory (Los Angeles)
Alma MaterTisch School of Arts
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Beneath the Harvest Sky(2013)
Years Active 2011–
Debut (TV) Veep
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Actor Michael Shannon
Favorite Actresses Rosalind russell
Julianne Moore
Jane Fonda
Lauren Bacall
Jodie Foster
Faye Dunaway
Dianne wiest
Cate Blanchett
Gena Rowlands (Woman under the influence)
Marion Cotillard
Favorite MoviesMustang (2015)
Midnight Special (2016)
Magnolia (1999)
Favorite Author Charles Bukowski
Favorite Music BandArcade Fire
Favorite City New York (For public transporation)
Favorite Artist Tame Impala
Favorite Theater production Our town (David cromer production)
More Information
Net worth$600,000


Sarah Sutherland is an American TV & movie actress. She is popular for playing Catherine Meyer in the political satire comedy series Veep.


Childhood- Family

She was born on 18th February 1988 in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America to Kiefer Sutherland(Father) & Camelia Kath(Mother)

Her great-grandfather Tommy Douglas was a very prominent Canadian politician.

Mother- Camelia Kath

Sarah's mother Camelia Kath is an actress. Camillia Emily Ortiz was born on December 10th, 1954 in West Hollywood, California, USA.

She has worked in movies/ series such as The Killing Time(1987), Buchanan High(1984), Fake-Out(1982), Terror on Tour(1980).

She has been previously married twice, to Terry Kath from 1974-1978 (until his death) and has a daughter named Michelle from the union. She later married actor Kiefer Sutherland and had daughter Sarah with him. She got engaged to writer/ actor Jeff Lynne in 2008.

Sarah Sutherland's parents- Kiefer Sutherland(Father) & Camelia Kath(Mother)

[Sarah Sutherland's parents- Kiefer Sutherland(Father) & Camelia Kath(Mother)]


Father- Kiefer Sutherland

Father Kiefer Sutherland is an actor. Kiefer was born on December 21, 1966, in Paddington, London, England.

The Golden Globe award-winning actor is known for Jack Bauer in 24 (2001-2010), Ben Carson in Mirrors (2008), Doc Scurlock in Young Guns (1988), Tom Kirkman in Designated Survivor(2016-2019), Clay Bryce in "The Fugitive"

He has been married twice. To Kelly Winn from 1996 to 2004 and Camelia Kath from 1987 to 1990. Sarah Sutherland is his only child.

Sarah is said to make fun of him for being a computer illiterate.

Sarah Sutherland with her father Kiefer Sutherland

[Sarah Sutherland with her father Kiefer Sutherland]


Half-sister- Michelle Kath Sinclair

She has a maternal half-sister in Michelle Kath Sinclair. Michelle Ortiz Kath was born on 19th May 1976 in Los Angeles, California to Terry Kath and Camelia Kath.

Michelle produced and directed the documentary 'The Terry Kath Experience'

She married actor Adam Sinclair on 6th May 2004 and has two sons Hamish Sinclair (2005) and Robert Quinn Sinclair.

Sarah Sutherland's half-sister Michelle Kath and husband Adam Sinclair

[Sarah Sutherland's half-sister Michelle Kath and husband Adam Sinclair]


Grandfather- Donald Sutherland

Actor Donald Sutherland was born on 17th July 1935 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada to Dorothy McNichol & Frederick Sutherland.

He is a Primetime Emmy Award-winning actor known for playing President Snow in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), Mr. Bennet in Pride & Prejudice (2005), Hawkeye Pierce in MASH (1970), Billy Whistler in The Best Offer (2013), Calvin in Ordinary People (1980)

He has been married three times - Lois Hardwick, Shirley Douglas, Francine Racette. He has six children in Kiefer Sutherland, Rachel Sutherland, Rossif Sutherland, Roeg Sutherland, and Angus Sutherland. (First two with Shirley Douglas, last three with Francine Racette)

Sarah Sutherland's father Kiefer Sutherland & grandfather Donald Sutherland

[Sarah Sutherland's father Kiefer Sutherland & grandfather Donald Sutherland]


Grandmother- Shirley Douglas

Actress Shirley Douglas is the paternal grandmother of Sarah. She was born on April 2nd, 1934 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada to Tommy Douglas and Irma Dempsey. She died on April 5, 2020, in Toronto, Canda. Just three days after completing her 86th birthday.

Shirley Douglas is a TV/ movie/ stage actress and an activist. She is known for playing Laura in Dead Ringers(1988), May Bailey in Wind at My Back (1996-2001), Mrs. Starch in Lolita (1962), Margaret Richards in Shadow Lake (1999)

She has been awarded 'Officer of the Order of Canada' for her service to the Canadian entertainment industry.

Kiefer Sutherland with mother Shirley Douglas

[Kiefer Sutherland with mother Shirley Douglas]


  • Crossroads Drama Conservatory: She was trained in Acting at the Crossroads Drama Conservatory, Los Angeles (Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences in Santa Monica, California). She received an award at the institution for excellence in Drama. She graduated from the school in 2006.
  • Tisch School of the Arts: She got her degree in Arts from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She wrote and performed in the play 'The Skin of a Grape' for her degree project. She received her training at the Experimental Theatre Wing of TISCH. She studied speech, voice and movement, and multiple acting methods such as Meisner & Grotowski.


Interesting Facts & Trivia

  • Origin of her name: She was named after actress Sarah Jessica Parker. Her middle name 'Jude' comes from her father's friend & musician Jude Cole.
  • She had never visited a movie set until she started acting despite being a child from a family of great actors.
  • Love for acting: She got fascinated with acting when she was 9 years old and saw her father & grandmother act in a theater play.
  • Wants to stand on her own feet: Her father offered her roles in a couple of his projects, she declined them, she wanted to find roles by her own abilities.
  • Panic Attacks: She used to have panic attacks at school and outside the home, but acting on stage was always easy for her, she felt very natural standing on the stage, it eventually led her to decide on take up acting as a career.
  • Her ideal job: She likes to play a character different from her prior jobs, something unlikable and emotionally broken.
  • She has had the same car since she was 16. She wishes Los Angeles traffic wasn't terrible.
  • She supports the universal medicare system.


Questions and Answers

  • Is Sarah Sutherland Lesbian?
    • Sarah played the lesbian character 'Catherine Meyer' in the TV series Veep, she is believed to be straight in real life.
  • What is Sarah's favorite mode of communication?
    • She prefers face to face conversations, or through letters.




In the HBO political satire series Veep (Based on the movie "The Thick of it")created by Armando Iannucci, Sarah plays Catherine Meyer, the daughter of the protagonist Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) who goes on to become the president of the United States.

She was still in college when she met Allison Jones, the casting director of the show, she was eventually selected for the part. 

Her performance as the first daughter has impressed her family, her father Kiefer said that her grandfather Donald Sutherland wept watching her play the role.

Beneath the Harvest Sky

Sarah played Emma in the teen crime drama directed by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly, Sarah was also an associate producer of the movie. The story revolves around Dominic Roy (played by Callan McAuliffe) a teen boy working on a potato farm. Emory Cohen played Dominic's best friend Casper.

Beneath the Harvest Sky was featured at the Toronto Film festival, Shut Up and Drive was premiered at Tribeca film festival.

The Kid Detective: The comedy, detective movie written and directed by Evan Morgan is about a kid detective who is now an adult but without much of a career, his career takes a turn when a naive woman approaches him to find the killer of her boyfriend. Sarah Sutherland played Lucy in the movie.

Like a House on Fire

The Canadian 2020 drama written and directed by Jesse Noah Klein is about a woman (played by Sarah Sutherland) who had estranged her daughter and husband (Jared Abrahamson) two years ago trying to return back to their lives. She is in a complicated situation, her daughter doesn't remember her, her husband now lives with another woman (Dominique Provost-Chalkley) who is pregnant.

Sarah plays the lead role in this family drama. Amanda Brugel, Ana Sani, Kayla Hutton, Erin Noble also appear in the cast.




Year Movie Character Notes
  The Kid Detective    
2020 Like a House on Fire    
2018 What They Had Mary  
2015 Chronic Nadia Wilson  
2015 Shut Up and Drive Jane  
2014 Pretty Perfect Eden  
2013 Innocence Jen Dunham  
2013 Beneath the Harvest Sky Emma also as associate producer


TV series

Year Movie Character Notes
2012-2019 Veep Catherine Meyer 43 episodes
2017 Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories Dayna Episode: "The Demotion"
2014 The Newsroom Mary Episode: "Oh Shenandoah"



Year Movie Character Notes
2011 Snuggle Bunny: Man's Most Lovable Predator
Young Widow



Year Play Character Notes
  Trojan Women Cassandra  
  The Skin of a Grape   one-woman act, written and performed by Sarah



Year Won? Award Project Category Notes
2018 Winner Screen Actors Guild Awards "Veep" Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series  
2017 Nomination
2016 Nomination



  • As a young person, I was really sensitive to my surroundings, quiet and observant.
  • Everyone should do acting training, you just become a better communicator, you get the secret key to people's moods.
  • I want to be known as an actor who can shape and embody characters that are different from each other.
  • No Veep Character Is as Absurd as Donald Trump.
  • An acting career is not for the faint of heart, it is challenging to work in this industry, that being said it is an interesting job.
  • I have never been in the absence of things I needed, I have an amazing family.
  • Technology interconnects people all over the globe together that is a good thing, but at the same time, it makes people isolated.


News and Updates

  • She attended the 2017 Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.
  • 'The Hollywood Reporter' wrote an article on Sarah in September 2011, titled "Actress Sarah Sutherland Signs with Gers"



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