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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)

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 2017 The Broken Key (completed)
Professor Moonlight
 2017 Viy 2 (post-production)
Ambassador
  Emperor (post-production)
John The Constant
  Perfidious (announced)
Jacques de Dauphins
 2017 Gangsterdam
Dolph
 2015 WAX: We Are the X
Aron Mulder
 2015 Michiel de Ruyter
Maarten Tromp
 2014 2047: Sights of Death
Colonel Asimov
 2014/II The Letters
Father Bejamin Praagh
 2013 Real Playing Game
Steve Battier
 2013 Il Futuro
Maciste
 2011 The Reverend
Withstander
 2011 Il villaggio di cartone
Il sacrestano
 2011 Klyuch salamandry
Khant
 2011 All for One
Niemeyer
 2011/I Spoon
Victor Spoon
 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
 2001 Lying in Wait
Keith Miller
 2000 Slow Burn
Dr. Sam Dennis Charney
 2000 Partners in Crime
Gene Reardon
 1999 New World Disorder
David Marx
 1999 Simon Magus
Count Albrecht, the Squire
 1998 Bone Daddy
Palmer
 1997 Bleeders
Dr. Marlowe
 1997 Blast
Leo
 1996 Mariette in Ecstasy
Chaplain
 1996 Omega Doom
Omega Doom
 1996 Precious Find
Armond Crille
 1995 Blood of the Innocent
Dr. Lem
 1994 The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Reuben Bean
 1994 Nostradamus
The Mystic Monk
 1993 Arctic Blue
Ben Corbett
 1989 The Blood of Heroes
Sallow
 1988 La leggenda del santo bevitore
Andreas Kartak
 1987 Wanted: Dead or Alive
Nick Randall
 1981 Nighthawks
Heymar 'Wulfgar' Reinhardt
 1980 Spetters
Gerrit Witkamp
 1978 Mysteries
Johan Nagel
 1978 Pastorale 1943
August Schultz
 1976 La donneuse
 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 Turkish Delight
Eric Vonk, the sculptor
 1968 Monsieur Hawarden (scenes deleted)
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Publicity Listings:

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:

"Good guy" or "bad guy", hero or anti hero; doesn't matter to me, what role I play, only the character have something magical. See more »

Trivia:

Former father-in-law of his Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) co-star Thomas Jane. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently worked with Paul Verhoeven See more »

Nickname:

The Dutch Paul Newman

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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