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Rutger Hauer


Blonde, blue-eyed, tall and handsome Dutch actor Rutger Hauer has an international reputation for playing everything from romantic leads to action heroes to sinister villains. Hauer was born in Breukelen, a town in the province of Utrecht, the Netherlands. He is the son of Teunke (Mellema) and Arend Hauer, both actors. Because his parents were ... See full bio »

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 2015 Mata Hari (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Stolbakken
  Emperor (filming)
John The Constant
 2015 Admiral (post-production)
Maarten Tromp
 2014 Clones (Short) (post-production)
Dr. Richards
 2015 The Letters (completed)
Benjamin Praagh
 2014 Francesco (TV Movie)
Padre di Francesco
 2014 2047 - Sights of Death
Colonel Asimov
 2014 Wilfred (TV Series)
Dr. Grummons
- Answers (2014) ... Dr. Grummons
 2013 Isip the Warrior (Short)
Catholic Priest
 2013 Real Playing Game
Steve Battier
 2013 Flight of the Storks (TV Mini-Series)
Sonderman
- Part Two: Fall in Hell (2013) ... Sonderman
- Part One: A Solo Journey (2013) ... Sonderman
 2013 Il Futuro
Maciste
 2012 Metal Hurlant Chronicles (TV Series)
Kern
- Pledge of Anya (2012) ... Kern
 2011 The Reverend
Withstander
 2011 The Cardboard Village
Il sacrestano
 2011 All for One
Niemeyer
 2011 Requiem 2019 (Short)
 2011/I Spoon
Victor Spoon
 2010 The 5th Execution
Khant (as Rutger Khauer)
 2009/II 3 (Short)
Father
 2009 Dazzle
 2008 The Prince of Motor City (TV Movie)
William Hamilton
 2008 The Rhapsody (Short)
 2007 Starting Over (TV Movie)
Peter Rossen
 2007 Sweet Betty (Short)
Psychiatrist
 2007 Dead Tone
Detective John Criton
 2007 Goal II: Living the Dream
Rudi van der Merwe
 2006/I Mentor
Sanford Pollard
 2006 Minotaur
Cyrnan
 2005 The Poseidon Adventure (TV Movie)
Bishop August Schmidt
 2004 Never Enough
Sebastian
 2004 'Salem's Lot (TV Movie)
Kurt Barlow
 2003 Smallville (TV Series)
Morgan Edge
- Phoenix (2003) ... Morgan Edge
- Exile (2003) ... Morgan Edge
 2003 Alias (TV Series)
Anthony Geiger
- Phase One (2003) ... Anthony Geiger
 2001 The Last Words of Dutch Schultz (Short)
Dutch Schultz (voice)
 2001 The Room (Short)
Harry
 2001 Lying in Wait
Keith Miller
 2000 Slow Burn
Dr. Sam Dennis Charney
 2000 The 10th Kingdom (TV Mini-Series)
Huntsman
- Episode #1.9 (2000) ... Huntsman
- Episode #1.8 (2000) ... Huntsman
- Episode #1.7 (2000) ... Huntsman
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... Huntsman
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... Huntsman
 2000 Partners in Crime
Gene Reardon
 1999 New World Disorder
David Marx
 1999 Simon Magus
Count Albrecht, the Squire
 1998 Bone Daddy
Palmer
 1998 Merlin (TV Mini-Series)
King Vortigern
- Part 3 (1998) ... King Vortigern
- Part 2 (1998) ... King Vortigern
- Part 1 (1998) ... King Vortigern
 1997 The Ruby Ring (TV Movie)
Patrick Collins
 1997 Hemoglobin
Dr. Marlowe
 1997 Hostile Waters (TV Movie)
Capt. Britanov
 1997 Lexx (TV Series)
Bog
- Eating Pattern (1997) ... Bog
 1997 Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories (TV Mini-Series)
Bog
- Eating Pattern (1997) ... Bog
 1997 Blast
Leo
 1996 Mariette in Ecstasy
Chaplain
 1996 Omega Doom
Omega Doom
 1996 Precious Find
Armond Crille
 1996 Crossworlds (Video)
A.T.
 1995 Mr. Stitch (TV Movie)
Doctor Rue Wakeman
 1995 Blood of the Innocent
Dr. Lem
 1994 The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Reuben Bean
 1994 Nostradamus
The Mystic Monk
 1993 Voyage (TV Movie)
Morgan Norvell
 1993 Blind Side (TV Movie)
Jake Shell
 1993 Arctic Blue
Ben Corbett
 1992 T.V. (TV Movie)
Kid Satin
 1991 Desert Law (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Burton
 1989 The Salute of the Jugger
Sallow
 1989 The Edge (TV Movie)
Sheriff Emil Abel
 1988 The Legend of the Holy Drinker
Andreas Kartak
 1986 Wanted: Dead or Alive
Nick Randall
 1981 Nighthawks
Heymar 'Wulfgar' Reinhardt
 1980 Spetters
Gerrit Witkamp
 1979 Es begann bei Tiffany (TV Movie)
Ryder
 1978 Mysteries
Johan Nagel
 1978 Pastorale 1943
August Schultz
 1978 Heilige Jeanne (TV Movie)
Dunois
 1977 Soldaat van Oranje (TV Mini-Series)
Erik lanshof
 1976 La donneuse
 1975 Cyrano de Bergerac (TV Movie)
De Valvert
 1975 The Year of the Cancer
Pierre
 1975 Das Amulett des Todes
Cris
 1975 Keetje Tippel
Hugo
 1975 The Wilby Conspiracy
Blane Van Niekirk
 1974 Hard to Remember
Rick
 1973 Repelsteeltje
 1973 Waaldrecht (TV Series)
Rogier de Jonge
- Taxi Meneer? ... Rogier de Jonge
 1973 Turkish Delight
Eric Vonk, the sculptor
 1972 The Pathfinders (TV Series)
Pieter Van Pearsen
- Sitting Ducks (1972) ... Pieter Van Pearsen
 1968 Monsieur Hawarden (scenes deleted)
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In Search of the Muse (TV documentary) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 8 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Rutger Khauer

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on what his favorite or most memorable performance is of his own]: The deepest was Blade Runner (1982), because it was the first time where I just danced with the director and, let's say, the concept and the tone: I understood, on a very strong level, what he wanted, and by instinct I gave it to him. Half the time, what the hell did I know? I was just starting out to be an actor right there. ... See more »

Trivia:

Loves to ride the motorcycle. While on a break from filming The Salute of the Jugger (1989), he made a tour and subsequently got lost in the Australian desert. It was by chance that he found the setback on his own. See more »

Trademark:

A jacket with a red AIDS ribbon designed by a Japanese fashion stylist See more »

Nickname:

The Dutch Paul Newman

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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