Rutger Hauer is a Actor and Dialogue Néerlandais born on 23 january 1944 at Breukelen (Pays-bas)
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Birth name Rutger Oelsen HauerNationality Pays-basBirth 23 january 1944Rutger Oelsen Hauer ([ˈrʏtxər ˈulsə(n) ˈɦʌuər]; born 23 January 1944) is a Dutch actor, writer, and environmentalist. He has acted in both Dutch and English-language TV series and films.
at Breukelen (Pays-bas
)Death 19 july 2019
(at 75 years)Awards
Golden Calf, Golden Calf for Best Actor
His career began in 1969 with the title role in the Dutch television series Floris. His film credits include Flesh+Blood, Blind Fury, Blade Runner, The Hitcher, Escape from Sobibor (for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor), Nighthawks, Wedlock, Sin City, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Ladyhawke, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Osterman Weekend, The Blood of Heroes, Batman Begins, Hobo with a Shotgun, and The Rite.
Hauer founded the Rutger Hauer Starfish Association, an AIDS awareness organization.
Hauer is an environmentalist. He advocated for the release of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society leader, Paul Watson, who was convicted in 1994 for sinking a Norwegian whaling vessel. Hauer has also established an AIDS awareness organization called the Rutger Hauer Starfish Association.
Hauer married his second wife, Ineke ten Cate, in 1985 (they had been together since 1968); and he has one child born in 1966, actress Aysha Hauer who made him a grandfather in 1987.
In April 2007, he published his autobiography All Those Moments: Stories of Heroes, Villains, Replicants, and Blade Runners (co-written with Patrick Quinlan), where he discusses many of his movie roles. Proceeds of the book go to Hauer's Starfish Association.