Rutger Hauer

Movie Actor

Birthday January 23, 1944

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Breukelen, Netherlands

DEATH DATE Jul 19, 2019 (75)

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Dutch actor who co-starred as the android Roy Batty in Blade Runner. His performances in Sin City, The Blood of Heroes, Batman Begins, and Hobo with a Shotgun brought him additional fame.

Before Fame

At age 15, he ran away from home and scrubbed the decks of freight ships.


He was a dedicated environmentalist and created his own AIDS awareness organization.

Family Life

He married Heidi Marz Ineke ten Cate in 1985. His granddaughter is model Leandro Maeder.

Associated With

Harrison Ford played the protagonist Rick Deckard, Hauer's adversary, in the 1982 sci-fi classic Blade Runner.