Rutger Hauer – How Did the Actor Die?

Rutger Hauer died at age 75, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Rutger Hauer's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Rutger Hauer net worth and salary: Rutger Hauer was a Dutch actor and writer who had a net worth of $16 million at the time of his death. Rutger Hauer earned his net worth from a lifelong fruitful acting career, spanning from the late 1960s. Hauer was an electrician and a joiner before becoming a well-known actor.

How did Rutger Hauer die?

Hauer died on 19 July 2019 at his home in Beetsterzwaag, following a short illness.

Information about the death of Rutger Hauer
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death75 years
ProfessionActor, Film Director, Film Producer, Writer
BirthdayJanuary 23, 1944
Death dateJuly 19, 2019
Place of deathBeetsterzwaag, Netherlands
Place of burialN/A


"I think one third of my work is with first-time directors because I think I should, you know? Really, the difference between a first-time director and a second- or third-time director - I mean there's no director who makes enough movies anyway - but if they're talented, they have it. And there is no movie that is perfect."

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"I run; I am a coward at heart. I swear, when I smell violence or aggression the coward comes out in me. I have no desire to fight anybody except myself."

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"You really can't say enough about 'Blade Runner.' For that movie to have such a long life - you can't describe what a beautiful feeling that is. Initially, the movie was out of theaters in something like two weeks. But the people that wanted it back - the fans - they really saved it."

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"I hate guns, I think they're the worst thing ever invented."

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"I was convinced that acting was for fools. I was on the stage when I was eight with my father, he was playing one of those Greek blind guys that sees things and warns people, whilst I was in a blue skirt. I think there were 5,000 people in the theatre, it was ridiculous."

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