Kevin Bridges posed alongside action hero Kiefer Sutherland this week


SCOTS comedian Kevin Bridges posed alongside action hero Kiefer Sutherland this week.

Bridges took to Twitter and posted a picture of him alongside Sutherland at an event in London on Wednesday night.

The pair, who were making US-style “peace” signs to the camera, apparently bonded over Sutherland’s Scottish roots, which he claims to have from both his mother and father’s sides of his family.

Bridges with actor Kiefer Sutherland.

The Canadian-born actor has been in London filming the new series of hit TV show 24.

Sutherland is set to reprise his role as Counter Terrorist Unit turned fugitive agent Jack Bauer later this year, after the show was cancelled in 2010.

Since temporarily relocating to London, Sutherland has been spotted in the company of a number of British celebrities, including Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood.

Bridges told his 711,000 followers on Twitter that Sutherland had told him about his Grandfather, who he describes as “quite the legend.”

The actor’s Grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was a Scottish born Canadian politician who is often credited for introducing universal health care to Canada.

Posting a picture of the two, Bridges said: “Me and Ace, what a guy!

“Told me about his Grandad, sounds quite the legend!”

Canadian comedian Mike Wilmot replied to Bridges and said: “Tommy was top dog out here. Scottish born, like out first Prime Minister.”

The new series of 24 called Live Another Day will air in the US in May.

A trailer for the 12 episode series was aired during the Superbowl at the weekend, and showed Bauer on the run from the CIA in Europe.