Rutger Hauer

  • Born: January 23, 1944
  • Died: July 19, 2019
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Rutgur Hauer

Starred in "Blade Runner" and "Batman Begins"

Rutger Hauer was a Dutch actor who starred in the science fiction cult classic "Blade Runner" opposite Harrison Ford. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Rutger Hauer was a solid 10 as an actor , and did his best to make this world a better place. He was loved by millions and will be greatly missed and mourned. R.I.P. Charles

Posted by charles shapiro - brooklyn, NY - acquaintance   September 28, 2019

I am sorry regarding the loss of Rutger Hauer. He was an excellent actor. My the happy times shared with family, always bring joy to your hearts.

Posted by A friend   September 14, 2019

Our deepest condolences. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this difficult period.

Posted by A friend   August 17, 2019

My condolences to the Hauer family. A great actor and he will be missed by many.

Posted by Monica    August 12, 2019

GOD BLESS RUTER HAUER AND FAMILY- LOVED HIS WORK
BLESS HIS FAMILY IN THESE DIFFICULT TIMES
GOD WILL WIPE AWAY ALL TEARS
GOD BLESS

Posted by Edward Koepke - Coventry, CT   August 11, 2019

Our sympathies are extended as Rutger is remembered. May the hope of seeing him again bring you comfort.

Posted by A friend   August 11, 2019

I just watched Blade Runner. It was really good! So sorry for your loss, its sad. Condolences and prayers to the family.

Posted by Brianna King    August 07, 2019

TO THE FAMILY OF RUTGER HAUER;


SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, MR. HAUER WAS AN EXCELLENT ACTOR WHO NO DOUBT WILL BE MISSED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY.

MAY YOU ALWAYS KEEP TREASURED MEMORIES OF MR. HAUER IN YOUR HEART AND MAY THE GOD OF ALL COMFORT GRANT YOU PEACE DURING THIS TIME.

SINCERELY,


EDO, ILLINOIS


Posted by A friend   August 07, 2019

Im so sorry to lose such a legendary actor. He was the top in his craft and bought much emotion and understanding to his performances. He will be missed. May his family find peace and comfort in the coming weeks. 1 Cor. 1:3

Posted by J.A. - NC   August 07, 2019

My sympathies go out to those that grieve for a talent gone too soon.

Posted by A friend   August 05, 2019

My condolences to the Hauer family. What a great actor and talent. He will ever missed.

Posted by A friend   August 03, 2019

You will be miss. Your home coming is only the beginning. Our condolences to the family and friends. Blessing

Posted by Cyn Lewis - Norcross, GA   August 03, 2019

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I will always remember Rutger in "THE HITCHER" such a great actor. PRAYERS and BLESSINGS to the family.

Posted by Valenda Newell - INDIANAPOLIS, IN   August 02, 2019

such a Cool Actor he will be missed he was real SMOOTH.

Posted by Monya - Houston, TX   August 01, 2019

Loved him, my fav actor. May he rest in peace

Posted by A friend   July 31, 2019

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Thank You Mr. Hauer For Sharing Your Talent . I Think You Were Incredible . Condolences To The Family . You Will Be Missed . I Was Really Sad When I Heard Rutger Hauer Passed. Much Love To You , R. I. P. Carolyn Fox Chicago ,Ill.

Posted by Carolyn Fox - Chicago, IL - friend   July 31, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. Losing our loved ones is never easy but may the love of people that surrounds you soften your grief. May the God of all comfort help you during this difficult time.

Posted by A friend   July 30, 2019

My condolences to the family. May he rest now and may God grant you peace to cope with your loss.

Posted by - neighbor   July 30, 2019

I really liked his acting and thought he was such a great talent. I am sad for the loss of a life so young. Blessings to his friends and family.

Posted by LEANN W - Saint George, UT   July 30, 2019

To the family and friends take comfort in knowing that you are not alone.

Posted by A friend   July 30, 2019

My sincere condolences to the family. May memories comfort you and prayers strengthen you during this time.

Posted by A friend   July 29, 2019

I already LOVED him when I was a kid of 9 yrs. old in 1969. He played Floris and even in black/white films I really felt in LOVE with his VERY BLUE eyes & BLOND hair.
He was a really PRETTY man.

R.I.P.

Miss Mily Bösensell, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Posted by A friend   July 29, 2019

I loved him very much when I was a kid of 9 yrs. old. in The Netherlands. He played
Floris and even in black/white films it was amazing & adorable!! R.I.P.
Miss Mily Bösensell, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Posted by A friend   July 29, 2019

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Posted by Linda Tracy - Cleveland, OH   July 29, 2019

Sorry for the lost of such a good actor.

Posted by A friend   July 29, 2019

GREAT ACTOR. CALL OF THE WILD GREAT MOVIE SAD TO SEE HE IS GONE. R.I.P

Posted by JOSEPH. GILLETTE - DUNMORE, PA   July 29, 2019

His favorite role for me was as Navare in "Ladyhawke". Michelle Pfeiffer starred with him
as Isobo his star crossed lover thanks to an evil
Pope. This was also Matthew Broderick's break
out movie. Loved those blue eyes.

Posted by A friend   July 29, 2019

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My condolence,prayers to his family,what fine actor he was,gpd bless and RIP.

Posted by Sylvia Baca - TULAROSA, NM   July 28, 2019

He was an amazing actor. I truly loved his character in Blind Fury. And his evil character in Surviving The Game. His talent will be truly missed. RIP Ruger.

Posted by Rose Reist - Albemarle, NC   July 28, 2019

I've loved you since I saw Bladerunner and will miss you terribly. You were an incredible talent and you will be sorely missed. Always the gentleman. RIP Rutger Hauer.

Posted by Gail Arthur - Niceville, FL   July 28, 2019

Posted by Katherine Morris - Tucson, AZ   July 28, 2019

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In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by Russ - BC   July 28, 2019

My condolences to the Family and friends. May God give you comfort and strength during this time of sorrow

Posted by - Miami, FL   July 28, 2019

You will always be my favorite leading man. There will be no one like you again. RIP.

Posted by Maria Quijada - Ventura, CA   July 27, 2019

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You can look forward to a beautiful time when you'll be able to see him again.( John 4:2829)

Posted by A friend   July 27, 2019

So sad he's gone. He was such a talented man. Reaching out to his family and close friends, to give sincere condolences.

Posted by Debbie Burrgett - IN   July 27, 2019

Hi how are you I was writing to you to give my condolences to you and your family etc. RIP. I will miss him. He seemed like a nice guy. I loved his movies etc. Take care bye

Posted by Jody Brachman - IL - acquaintance   July 26, 2019

My sincerest sympathy to the family for the loss of your dear one. Many have viewed and appreciated the work he did in the films. May the God of comfort give you comfort during this difficult time.

Posted by Mary Smith - PA   July 26, 2019

One of the best actors who truly mastered his craft. Condolences to his family, friends, colleagues, and of course his fans. Been a fan forever and am truly sad. He lives on forever in film!!!

Posted by Maria Rey - Rohnert park   July 26, 2019

Very sad indeed. One of my favorite actors and one of the few remaining great actors.

Posted by Aaron Wilkinson - Winchester, IN   July 26, 2019

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What a man, an icon never to be forgotten.

Posted by Mary Neighbour - Friend   July 26, 2019

The Hitchhiker great movie RIP

Posted by N H - Ptown, VA   July 26, 2019

Posted by Michael Costa - Taunton, Ma 02780   July 26, 2019

This actor was one of my favorites he filmed everything from Sc-Fi to action movies he particularly stood out in Hitcher non stoppable . He will be missed , unfortunately all good actors are resting in Peace. His memories will not be forgotten. Rest In Peace Rutger Hauer

Posted by Dinorah Trevino - Texas   July 26, 2019

My condolences to the family. May the God of comfort bring the family peace.

Posted by A friend   July 26, 2019

Great Actor. I will miss him very much.

Posted by Susan Priest - Bakersfield - friend   July 26, 2019

Hearing of Mr. Hauer death is so sad. Sending out my thoughts to his family, friends and fans. Losing someone in death is never easy but when we comfort each other it is possible. May you all be comforted by your found memories of Mr. Hauer. Hoping soon death will be a thing of the past.

Posted by A friend   July 26, 2019

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Posted by Ann Stokman - Greendale, WI   July 26, 2019

Saddened for Mr.Hauer & family, an accomplished actor who will be remembered.

Posted by Hans Berkman - Portland, OR   July 26, 2019

After learning of this great actors' death I looked up his movies and saw a name I had never seen before. It was Escape from Sobibor, so I watched it today. A riveting and true story brought to life by this man. His look and his acting made the part so believable. Isn't that the job of a great actor? And that he was. Sincere sympathy to his family, friends and fans.
A fan

Posted by A friend   July 26, 2019

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Thanks for the movies and TV shows

Posted by James Needham - Port Perry, ON - friend   July 26, 2019

RIP

Posted by A friend   July 25, 2019

My sincere condolences to the
family, friends and fans of
Mr.Rutger Haier.
May your grieving hearts find
comfort through prayer.

Posted by A friend   July 25, 2019

He was a good man and actor.so so.sad of hear of his passing.hope you are with god.the lord give his families cormfort and daughter.you will.be forgotten.R.I.p .your fans Janet

Posted by Janet Maynard - Lorain, OH   July 25, 2019

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Rutger Hauer was a handsome, wonderful actor!!!!
So sorry to learn of his passing.
My favorite movie of his was Ladyhawke.
He was Captain Nevar.

Rest in Peace, Rutger
You will be missed.

Posted by Vicki Lego - Harrisburg, PA   July 25, 2019

Rest In peace. I like your roles In all movies. Fan from finland. Toni. C. L -

Posted by Toni - Helsinki   July 25, 2019

My condolences to his family .May he R.I. P

Posted by Terri mclaughlin - oak harbor, OH   July 25, 2019

My deepest sympathy to your family at such a difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find some comfort and peace from the God of all comfort and the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Posted by Clark Family    July 25, 2019

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Peace.

Posted by Glen James Hausfeld - Minneapolis, MN   July 25, 2019

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Godspeed Rutger, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us. Wonderful actor. Great memories.

Posted by Harry Simpson - Buckeye, AZ   July 25, 2019

He was a great actor, my favorite film was Ladyhawke.

Posted by Kathy    July 25, 2019

To the Fans of Rutger Hauer,


There was one movie, they donot mention, the one with Sylvester Stallone and Billy Dee Williams, NightHawks in 1981, one I saw on cable, and the rest Bladerunner, showed a great character actor, and he will definitely be missed, but we can always see him on the screen whether it is cable or DVD! Rest In Peace Mein Heir!


Peter F J Lieggi

Posted by A friend   July 25, 2019

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Such a fine actor, I loved his work. My Condolences to his family and friends. May he R.I.P.

Posted by Angela Gibbs - Morristown, NJ   July 25, 2019

Rest in Peace condolences to the Families

Posted by B Fort - greenwich, CT   July 25, 2019

Posted by Barbara Case - Greenville, SC   July 25, 2019

Mr. Hauer was one of my all-time favorite actors. I especially enjoyed watching him in Blind Fury, which was truly an AWESOME movie and he certainly played the part quite well!

I pray GOD will bless his family, other loved ones, and fans. May GOD rest and bless his soul and spirit. Much love to Mr. Hauer.

Posted by Debbie Richerson - Raleigh, NC   July 25, 2019

My sincere condolences to the Hauer family. A career of a fine actor goes down in history like many others. May God bless you lives with peace as you cope with your dear loss.

Posted by BRY - CA   July 25, 2019

Such a sad day for his family , friends and fans. Been a fan of Rutger Hauer since I was an early teen. Rutger Hauer was my favorite crush. He was a great actor and humanitarian. I never had the pleasure of meeting him, he seems to be a very nice man and very dedicated to his family and his Starfish foundation and others. Thank you ..Be at peace ....
Angie

Posted by Angela Bodine - Ringoes, NJ   July 25, 2019

A very fine actor. One of my fondest memories was of him in the movie "Ladyhawk". He will be sorely missed. My condolences to the family. May you rest in peace, Rutger.

Posted by Shirley - IL   July 25, 2019

A great actor and man. He will be missed
Ponda Ball

Posted by A friend   July 25, 2019

MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS, MAY YOU FIND COMFORT IN ALMIGHTY GOD AND EACH OTHER.

Posted by PEARL - Cleveland, OH   July 25, 2019

I saw a few movies that he stared in. Now he'll star in movies up there with a large cast of actors/actresses. Condolences to his family

Posted by A friend   July 25, 2019

To the family and friends of Mr.Hauer. Saddened by the grief you are feeling now. May the God of comfort and peace strengthen you during this difficult time. Please accept my sincere condolences.

Posted by JE Sowell    July 25, 2019

Loved him in Ladyhawke.. My favorite movie... Great actor

Posted by A friend   July 25, 2019

My deepest condolences to all who loved him. May all of you be comforted and strengthened in your time of sorrow.

Posted by Patricia    July 25, 2019

"Where we entertained? Yes Sir we still are, thank you.......

Posted by Ellis English - Ft Myers, FL   July 25, 2019

My condolences to the Hauer family, such an amazing talent, truly a loss, may God be with you in your time of need.

Posted by A friend   July 25, 2019

Handsome, strong and kind. What an actor! My sincerest condolences to his family and friends.... We LOVE you Rutger!! I can't believe that you are gone!! God speed and God Bless!! xoxo

Posted by Kristen - Trumbull, CT   July 25, 2019

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To his family very good actor in the butcher.so sorry for your loss.rip.

Posted by Chris cazzato - Watervliet, NY   July 25, 2019

I grew up watching movies with Rutger, such a talented actor. Loved ladyhawke, split second, hitcher and many more. Rip Rutger you were a huge part of my childhood x

Stuart f (Scotland)

Posted by Stuart Ferguson - Glasgow   July 25, 2019

Rutger
You were a very professional, versatile and amazing actor. My favorite movie of yours is "Ladyhawke" as Capt Navarr. With Michele Pfeifer and Matthew Broderick. I pray that God keeps you in his loving arms and peace to your family. Thank you for sharing your wonderful talent..

Posted by Sally McCoy - SELMA, CA   July 25, 2019

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Handsome man & talented actor. Godspeed Rutger.

Posted by Sheila - L.A., CA   July 25, 2019

Not only a brilliant actor, but an amazing human being with a huge heart. You will be missed by so many! Rest in peace, sir.

Posted by Brian Betz - Oswego, NY   July 25, 2019

A fine fine actor. Rutger Hauer is an immortal. A magnificent actor and human being. All his characters were phenomenal. One of the actors where when I see his name, I watch the movie. He will be missed and no one can fill is shoes. One of kind man and actor. My thoughts go out to his family and friends during this time. Peace and Goodwill, Mr. Hauer. See you at Tannhauser Gate.

Posted by Buzz Gee - Raleigh, NC   July 24, 2019

He will be missed. He was a great actor and I have all the movies he made. Bye

Posted by Margaret Champlain - Fort Bragg, CA   July 24, 2019

So sad for the loss of an incredible man, may God with us all in our grief
RIP

Posted by - friend   July 24, 2019

He was one of my favorite actors, remember him in Lady Hawke with Michelle Pfeiffer, seems like yesterday. Rest in peace my friend, the journey is over.

Posted by Brian - WA   July 24, 2019

He was one Good Looking Guy ! Gone too Soon .
RIP
Sue Willard
Grand Rapids, Mich

Posted by A friend   July 24, 2019

One of my very favorite actors. RIP Rutger. You will be missed

Posted by Lynn Vance - NN, VA   July 24, 2019

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Condolences to family. May Mr Hauer rest in peace

Posted by A Fan - San Antonio, TX   July 24, 2019

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Posted by Freddie Rhett - Savannah, GA   July 24, 2019

May the God of all comfort be with family and loved ones.

Posted by Stacy - Los Angeles, CA   July 24, 2019

I loved this guy. Watched all of his movies, So sad. My condolences, R.I.P

Posted by A friend   July 24, 2019

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Such a beautiful man. RIP

Posted by Pam Thompson - So. Portland, ME   July 24, 2019

Thank you for sharing your life and your art with us. We will cherish the memories forever.

Posted by brenda hall - SCOTTSDALE, AZ   July 24, 2019

Thank you for entertaining us.

Posted by - IN   July 24, 2019

Rutger, RIP and may God Bless your soul for Eternity. Positive thoughts and prayers go out to Rutger's family and friends. Great Actor / Artist.

Posted by Ingvar E. - Palm Beach, FL - friend   July 24, 2019

I will never forget Rutger's words at the end of Bladerunner along with his incredible performance. R.I.P.

Posted by JOHN GRIMES - WATERTOWN, MA   July 24, 2019

Yes, Ladyhawke was my favorite. Great actor. RIP

Posted by Jo Anne Wiessinger - Springboro, OH   July 24, 2019

My husband and I both enjoyed the movie Ladyhawke, love knows no bounds.
You were magnificent.

You will be missed RIP

Posted by Elaine Soren - Kearns, UT   July 24, 2019

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Posted by Joan Walton - Columbus, GA   July 24, 2019

My heart is saddened. Rutger was one of my most favorite actors. May God bring comfort and healing to his family.

Posted by Pamela McDaniel - Hamilton, OH   July 24, 2019

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Please accept my Deepest Sympathies

Posted by Scott Chamberland - Saint Agatha, ME   July 24, 2019

In your honor, I'm going to watch the first movie that made me follow your career.
Ladyhawke.
This movie touched my heart because at that time I was dealing with my grandmother dying from cancer. No one understood why I was bawling my eyes out at the end.
This movie showed me that love conquers all. It helped me get through this difficult time.
Rutger and Michelle's portrayal was beautiful.
R.I.P.
Condolences to his family and thank you for sharing him with the world.

Posted by Ronda T. - Los Angeles, CA   July 24, 2019

One of my favorite actors .Great actor! lots of movie memories. Rip my friend

Posted by stephen Page - Port Huron, MI   July 24, 2019

Rip. We will miss you. Thanks for the memories

Posted by Karen O'Hara - Belleville, IL   July 24, 2019

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he well be missed both in netherlands and america

Posted by Marisia bonnema - Madison, WI - Acquaintance   July 24, 2019

RIP Great loss to the acting community. Enjoyed the films he acted in

Posted by Nicholas Grosse - Windsor, CT   July 24, 2019


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