Donald Sutherland, the influential actor known for his roles in “MAS*H” and “The Hunger Games,” has died at 88. His son, Kiefer Sutherland, announced the death on social media, calling his father “one of the most important actors in the history of film.” Sutherland passed away in Miami, Florida, after a long illness, as confirmed by the Creative Artists Agency.

Rising to fame in the late 1960s and early ’70s, Sutherland starred in iconic films such as “The Dirty Dozen” and “MAS*H,” where he portrayed Hawkeye Pierce. He continued to impress audiences with his versatility, playing notable roles in “Klute,” “Don’t Look Now,” and “Invasion of the Body Snatchers.”

Sutherland’s career spanned various genres, from dramatic roles in “JFK” and “Backdraft” to comedies like “Fool’s Gold” and “Animal House.” He also gained recognition for his portrayal of President Coriolanus Snow in “The Hunger Games” series and Mr. Bennet in “Pride & Prejudice.”

Despite never receiving an Academy Award nomination, Sutherland earned nine Golden Globe nominations, winning twice for “Citizen X” and “Path to War.” He received an honorary Oscar in 2017, with tributes from stars like Colin Farrell and Jennifer Lawrence.

Sutherland’s television work included an Emmy-winning performance in HBO’s “Citizen X” and roles in shows such as “Lawmen: Bass Reeves,” “Commander in Chief,” and “Crossing Lines.” He also starred alongside his son Kiefer in the film “Forsaken,” where they explored their real-life father-son relationship on screen.

Kiefer Sutherland praised his father as one of the most prolific and important actors in the English language, expressing gratitude for the opportunity to work with him. In a heartfelt tribute, Kiefer described his father as living a “life well lived.”

Donald Sutherland is survived by his five children: Rachel, Roeg, Rossif, Angus, and Kiefer.