Rutger Hauer Biography

Birthday: 1944-01-23
Place of Birth: Breukelen, Utrecht Netherlands
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Wiki Biography: 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. The son of actors, Hauer was born in Breukelen, Holland, in the Netherlands. Because his parents were often touring, he and his three sisters were raised by a nanny. A bit of a rebel during his childhood, he chafed at the rules and rigors of school and was often getting into mischief. His grandfather had been the captain of a schooner and at age 15, Hauer ran away to work on a freighter for a year. Like his great-grandfather, Hauer is color-blind, which prevented him from furthering his career as a sailor. Upon his return he attended night school and started working in the construction industry. When he again bombed at school, his parents enrolled him in drama classes. Fancying himself a poet, he spent most of his time writing poetry and hanging out in Amsterdam coffee houses instead of studying. He was expelled for poor attendance and afterward spent a brief period in the Dutch navy. Deciding he didn't like military life, he convinced his superiors that he was mentally unfit and was sent to a special home for psych patients. It was an unpleasant place, but Hauer remained there until he convinced his ranking officers that the military really did not need him.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Wanted: Dead or Alive 1986 Action
The Prince of Motor City 2008 Drama
Market Warriors Fred Noonan 2012 Reality Tv
Metal Hurlant Chronicles Kern 2012
Galavant Kingsley 2015
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Wilby Conspiracy 1975
Katie Tippel 1975
Nighthawks Wulfgar 1981 Action, Crime, Thriller
Blade Runner Roy Batty 1982 Sport, 0, Game Show, 0
Inside the Third Reich Albert Speer 1982 Drama, History
The Osterman Weekend John Tanner 1983 Action, Crime, Drama
Ladyhawke Captain Etienne Navarre 1985 0, 0
Flesh+Blood Martin 1985 Adventure, Drama
The Hitcher John Ryder 1986 Horror, Thriller
Escape from Sobibor Alexander 'Sasha' Pechersky 1987 0, Game Show
Wanted: Dead or Alive 1987 Action, Crime, Drama
La leggenda del santo bevitore Andreas Kartak 1988 Drama
The Blood of Heroes 1989 0
Up to Date John Knott 1989 Drama
Bloodhounds of Broadway The Brain 1989 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Blind Fury Nick Parker 1990 Action
Wedlock Frank Warren 1991 Action, Crime, Drama
Past Midnight Ben Jordan 1992
Beyond Justice Tom Burton 1992 Action, Adventure, Drama
Split Second Harley Stone 1992 Reality Tv
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Lothos 1992 Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Arctic Blue Ben Corbett 1993 Action, Thriller
Surviving the Game Thomas Burns 1994 Action, Adventure, Crime
Nostradamus The Mystic Monk 1994 Biography, Drama
The Beans of Egypt, Maine Reuben Bean 1994 Drama
Fatherland SS-Sturmbannführer Xavier March 1994 Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Omega Doom 1997
Hostile Waters 1997 Romance, 0
Blast Leo 1997 Action
Precious Find Armond Crille 1997
Bleeders 1997 Horror
Redline John Anderson Wade 1997 Action
Tactical Assault Capt. John 'Doc' Holiday 1998
Bone Daddy Palmer 1998 Crime, Horror, Thriller
New World Disorder David Marx 1999 Action
Simon Magus 2000
Simon Magus Count Albrecht, the Squire 2000 Mystery, Fantasy, Romance
The 10th Kingdom Huntsman 2000 Adventure, Comedy, Family
Partners in Crime Gene Reardon 2000 Crime, Drama
Flying Virus Ezekial 2001 Action, Horror, Sci Fi
I banchieri di Dio Cardinale Marcinkus 2002 Biography, Crime, Drama
Lying in Wait Keith Miller 2002 Drama, Thriller
Scorcher President Nelson 2003 0, 0, Game Show
Slow Burn Dr. Sam Dennis Charney 2003 Action, Drama
Tempesta Van Beuningen 2004 Thriller, Drama
Camera ascunsa Sebastian 2004 Drama
Batman Begins Earle 2005 0, Comedy, 0, Sport
Dracula III Legacy Dracula III 2005 Horror
Zerkalnie voyni: Otrazhenie pervoye Mysterious Man 2005 Action, Crime, Drama
The Hunt for Eagle One Gen. Frank Lewis 2006 Game Show, 0, 0
Mentor 2006
Minotaur Cyrnan 2006 Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Moving McAllister Maxwell McAllister 2007
Dead Tone Detective John Criton 2007 Horror, Thriller
Magic Flute Diaries Dr. Richard Nagel 2008 Drama
Goal! II: Living The Dream 2008 Drama, Sport
Goal II: Living the Dream 2008 Drama, Sport
Sword of War Federico Barbarossa 2009 Drama, History
Tonight at Noon 2010
Warrior Angels Grekkor 2010 Action, Adventure
Life's a Beach Jean-Luc 2010 Comedy
The Mill & the Cross 2011
Spoon Victor Spoon 2011 Action, Drama, Fantasy
The Rite Istvan Kovak 2011 Reality Tv, 0
Portable Life Antonio 2011
Pyataya kazn Khant 2011 Action
Alle for én Niemeyer 2011 Comedy, Crime
Black Butterflies Abraham Jonker 2011 Drama
Il villaggio di cartone Il sacrestano 2011 Drama
De Heineken ontvoering Alfred Heineken 2011 Crime, History, Thriller
The Reverend Withstander 2012 Horror
Agent Ranjid rettet die Welt Freek van Dyk 2012 Comedy
Drawing Home Carl Rungius 2013 Adventure, Drama, Romance
The Future Maciste 2013 Drama
Real Playing Game Steve Batier 2013 Action, Drama
Dracula Abraham Van Helsing 2013 Horror, Romance, Thriller
2047 - Sights of Death Colonel Asimov 2014 Action, Thriller
Emperor John The Constant 2015 Adventure, Thriller
Victrix Declan 2016 Fantasy, History