Born: Breukelen, Utrecht, Netherlands
Rutger Oelsen Hauer (ˈrɵtxər ˈulsə(n) ˈɦʌuər; born 23 January 1944) is a Dutch actor, writer, and environmentalist. He has acted in both Dutch and English-language TV series and films. His career began in 1969 with the title role in the Dutch television series Floris. His film credits include Flesh+Blood, Blind Fury, Blade Runner, The Hitcher, Escape from Sobibor (for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor), Nighthawks, Wedlock, Sin City, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Ladyhawke, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Osterman Weekend, The Blood of Heroes, Batman Begins, Hobo with a Shotgun, and The Rite. Hauer founded the Rutger Hauer Starfish Association, an AIDS awareness organization.
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