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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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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 13 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Blade Runner
Blade Runner Roy Batty
(1982)
Batman Begins
(2005)
Sin City
Sin City Cardinal Roark
(2005)
The Hitcher
The Hitcher John Ryder
(1986)

Filmography

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 2018 Perfidious (announced)
Jacques de Dauphins
 2017 The Broken Key (post-production)
Professor Moonlight
 2017 Viy 2 (post-production)
Ambassador
  Emperor (post-production)
John The Constant
 2017 Gangsterdam
Dolph
 2016 Genderness (Short)
 2016 Mata Hari (TV Series)
Stolbakken
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... Stolbakken
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Stolbakken
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Stolbakken
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... Stolbakken
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Stolbakken
 2015 The Last Kingdom (TV Series)
Ravn
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Ravn
 2015/I Clones (Short)
Dr. Richards
 2015 WAX: We Are the X
Aron Mulder
 2015 Michiel de Ruyter
Maarten Tromp
 2014 Francesco (TV Movie)
Padre di Francesco
 2014 2047: Sights of Death
Colonel Asimov
 2014 Wilfred (TV Series)
Dr. Grummons
- Answers (2014) ... Dr. Grummons
 2014/II The Letters
Father Bejamin Praagh
 2013 Isip the Warrior (Short)
Catholic Priest
 2013 I Turned Her to the Left (Short)
 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 Il villaggio di cartone
Il sacrestano
 2011 Klyuch salamandry
Khant
 2011 All for One
Niemeyer
 2011 Requiem 2019 (Short)
 2011/I Spoon
Victor Spoon
 2009/II 3 (Short)
Father
 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
 2004 Camera ascunsa
Sebastian
 2004 Salem's Lot (TV Series)
Kurt Barlow
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Kurt Barlow
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... 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 #1.10 (2000) ... Huntsman
- Episode #1.9 (2000) ... Huntsman
- Episode #1.8 (2000) ... Huntsman
- Episode #1.7 (2000) ... Huntsman
- Episode #1.6 (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 2 (1998) ... King Vortigern
- Part 3 (1998) ... King Vortigern
- Part 1 (1998) ... King Vortigern
 1997 The Ruby Ring (TV Movie)
Patrick Collins
 1997 Bleeders
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 Crossworlds (Video)
A.T.
 1996 Precious Find
Armond Crille
 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 Il principe del deserto (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Burton
 1989 The Blood of Heroes
Sallow
 1989 The Edge (TV Movie)
Sheriff Emil Abel
 1988 La leggenda del santo bevitore
Andreas Kartak
 1987 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
 1976 La donneuse
 1975 Cyrano de Bergerac (TV Movie)
De Valvert
 1975 Het jaar van de kreeft
Pierre
 1975 Das Amulett des Todes
Cris
 1975 Katie 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? (1973) ... 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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"On a Night Like This" (music video with Kylie Minogue) See more »

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


Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

Film is not a medium for actors. Everyone seems to think so, since it is the actors who get promoted to stardom. Creating stars is only a marketing ploy. It's the stars that sell a movie. The same technique is used in selling music, baseball games and hamburgers. An actor does not make or break a movie. Some of them look good on screen, but they are not important. How many extremely bad movies ... See more »

Trivia:

Is an environmentalist. Fought for the release of Greenpeace's co-founder, Paul Watson, who was convicted in 1994 for sinking an illegal Norwegian whaling vessel. According to the Official Rutger Hauer website, the vessel was sunk in 1992 as a protest to Norway's announced intention to return to the commercial slaughter of whales, which was to be done in violation of the International Whaling ... 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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