SHIRLEY DOUGLAS, ACTRESS AND MOTHER OF KIEFER SUTHERLAND, DIES AT 86

Kiefer Sutherland announced his mother's death on Twitter, saying she succumbed to complications surrounding pneumonia on Sunday morning. He said that her illness was not related to COVID-19.

Shirley Douglas and Kiefer Sutherland (Getty Images)


SHIRLEY DOUGLAS, ACTRESS AND MOTHER OF KIEFER SUTHERLAND, DIES AT 86
Shirley Douglas, an actress in films directed by Stanley Kubrick and David Cronenberg and the mother of actor Kiefer Sutherland, died Sunday. She was 86.

Sutherland announced his mother’s death on Twitter, saying she died of complications surrounding pneumonia. He noted her passing was not related to COVID-19.

“My mother was an extraordinary woman who led an extraordinary life,” Sutherland wrote. “Sadly she had been battling for her health for quite some time and we, as a family, knew this day was coming. To any families who have lost loved ones unexpectedly to the coronavirus, my heart breaks for you. Please stay safe.” READ MORE


SHIRLEY DOUGLAS, CANADIAN ACTOR AND ACTIVIST, DIES OF PNEUMONIA AT 86
Shirley Douglas, a Canadian actor and activist, died on Sunday of complications from pneumonia. She was 86.

Her son, actor Kiefer Sutherland, announced the sad news of her death on Twitter and specified that it was unrelated to coronavirus.

“Early this morning my mother, Shirley Douglas, passed away due to complications surrounding pneumonia (not related to COVID-19). My mother was an extraordinary woman who led an extraordinary life. Sadly she had been battling for her health for quite some time and we, as a family, knew this day was coming. To any families who have lost loved ones unexpectedly to the coronavirus, my heart breaks for you. Please stay safe,” he wrote. READ MORE


CANADIAN ACTRESS AND ACTIVIST SHIRLEY DOUGLAS DIES AT AGE 86
Toronto (AP) — Shirley Douglas, the impassioned Canadian activist and veteran actress who was mother to actor Kiefer Sutherland and daughter of Canada medicare founder Tommy Douglas, died Sunday. She was 86.

Sutherland announced his mother’s death on Twitter, saying she succumbed to complications surrounding pneumonia. He said it was not related COVID-19.

“My mother was an extraordinary woman who led an extraordinary life,” said Sutherland. “Sadly she had been battling for her health for quite some time and we, as a family, knew this day was coming.” READ MORE


ACTRESS SHIRLEY DOUGLAS, CANADIAN ACTIVIST AND MOM TO KIEFER SUTHERLAND, DEAD AT 86
Shirley Douglas, the impassioned Canadian activist and veteran actress who was mother to actor Kiefer Sutherland and daughter of medicare founder Tommy Douglas, has died.

She had just turned 86 on April 2.

Sutherland announced his mother’s death on Twitter, saying she succumbed to complications surrounding pneumonia on Sunday morning. He said that her illness was not related to COVID-19.

“My mother was an extraordinary woman who led an extraordinary life,” said Sutherland.

“Sadly she had been battling for her health for quite some time and we, as a family, knew this day was coming.” READ MORE

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