Rutger Hauer Biography, Net worth, Age, Height, Wife, Instagram, Facebook, Movies List, Images / Photos & Wiki
Today our topic is about the Rutger Hauer Biography, Net worth, Age, Height, Wife, Instagram, Facebook, Movies List, Images / Photos & Wiki. Blonde, blue-eyed, tall and beautiful Netherlands actor Rutger Hauer has an international reputation for playing everything from romantic leads to heroes of action to sinister villains.
Rutger Hauer was born in Breukelen, a city in the Netherlands ‘ Utrecht province. He was the son of the acting school actors Teunke (Mellema) and Arend Hauer.
Because his parents were frequently touring, a nanny raised him and his three sisters. During his childhood, a bit of a rebel, he choked at school rules and rigors and often got into mischief.
Rutger Hauer grandfather was a schooner’s captain and Hauer ran away for a year at the age of fifteen to work on a freighter. Hauer was color-blind like his grandfather, which prevented him from continuing his sailor career.
He attended night school upon his return and began to work in the construction industry. His parents enrolled him in drama classes when he bombed at school again.
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An amateur poet, instead of studying, he spent most of his time writing poetry and hanging out in coffee houses in Amsterdam. He was expelled for poor attendance and then spent a short time in the Netherlands navy.
Deciding that he didn’t like military life, he persuaded his superiors that he was mentally unfit and sent for psychological patients to a special home. Rutger Hauer Age is 75 year old and Height is 1.85m.
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It was an unpleasant place, but Rutger Hauer remained there until his ranking officers were convinced that he was not really needed by the military.
Because his parents were very busy with their careers, mostly nannies raised him and his three sisters (one older, two younger). Hauer ran off to sea at the age of fifteen and spent a year scrubbing decks on a freighter. He returned home and worked for three years as an electrician and a carpenter while attending night school acting classes.
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He joined an experimental troupe with which he remained for five years before being cast in the lead role in the very successful 1969 television series Floris, a medieval action drama similar to Dutch Ivanhoe. In his native country, the role made him famous.
Hauer’s career changed course by casting him as the leader in Turkish Delight (1973) by director Paul Verhoeven (based on the book of the same name by Jan Wolkers).
The film found box office favor both abroad and at home, and its star was invited to make its English-language debut in the British movie The Wilby Conspiracy (1975) within two years.
Set in South Africa, the film was an action melodrama with a focus on apartheid, featuring Michael Caine and Sidney Poitier. However, Hauer’s supporting role was barely noticed in Hollywood, and for several years he returned to Dutch films.
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Hauer made his American debut in the Nighthawks (1981) Sylvester Stallone vehicle, cast as a psychopathic and cold-blooded terrorist called “Wolfgar” (after a character in the Beowulf Old English poem).
The following year, in Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi thriller, Blade Runner, he appeared in his most famous and acclaimed role as the eccentric, violent yet sympathetic replicant Roy Batty.
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Rutger Hauer Net Worth: Hauer is a dedicated ecologist. He fought for the release of the co-founderof Greenpeace, Paul Watson, who was convicted of sinking a Norwegian whaling vessel in 1994.
Hauer also set up the Rutger Hauer Starfish Foundation, an AIDS awareness foundation. He married his second wife, Ineke, in 1985 (since 1968 they had been together); and he has one child, Aysha Hauer, who was born in 1966 and made him grandfather in 1988.
His autobiography All Those Moments: Stories of Heroes, Villains, Replicants, and Blade Runners (co-written with Patrick Quinlan) was published in April 2007 where he discussed many of his film roles. Rutger Hauer Net Worth is $16 Million.
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