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Actor Rutger Hauer dies at 75


25 July 2019  

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NEW YORK: Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer has died at the age of 75. He was specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in “Blade Runner” opposite Harrison Ford.

Hauer’s roles included a terrorist in “Nighthawks” with Sylvester Stallone, Cardinal Roark in “Sin City” and playing an evil corporate executive in “Batman Begins.” He was in the big-budget 1985 fantasy “Ladyhawke,” portrayed a menacing hitchhiker who’s picked up by a murderer in the Mojave Desert in “The Hitcher” and won a supporting-actor Golden Globe award in 1988 for “Escape from Sobibor.”

Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro in a tweet called Hauer “an intense, deep, genuine and magnetic actor that brought truth, power and beauty to his films.” Gene Simmons, the KISS bassist who starred opposite Hauer in “Wanted: Dead or Alive,” described his former co-star as “always a gentleman, kind and compassionate.”

(Agencies)

Publish Date : 25 July 2019 10:14 AM

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