Rutger Hauer

1944 - 2019

Rutger Hauer

Rutger Oelsen Hauer (Dutch: [ˈrʏtxər ˈulsə(n) ˈɦʌuər]; 23 January 1944 – 19 July 2019) was a Dutch actor. In 1999, he was named by the Dutch public as the Best Dutch Actor of the Century.Hauer's career began in 1969 with the title role in the Dutch television series Floris and surged with his leading role in Turkish Delight (1973), which in 1999 was named the Best Dutch Film of the Century. After gaining international recognition with Soldier of Orange (1977) and Spetters (1980), he moved into American films such as Nighthawks (1981) and Blade Runner (1982), starring in the latter as self-aware android Roy Batty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rutger Hauer has received more than 4,945,394 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 51st most popular actor.

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  • 4.9M

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  • 74.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Rutger Hauer ranks 50 out of 8,832Before him are Vivien Leigh, Michael Douglas, Christopher Lee, Grace Kelly, Harrison Ford, and Steven Seagal. After him are Katharine Hepburn, Marcello Mastroianni, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif, Roger Moore, and Nicolas Cage.

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Among people born in 1944, Rutger Hauer ranks 3Before him are Michael Douglas and Ban Ki-moon. After him are Gerhard Schröder, George Lucas, Jeff Beck, Omar al-Bashir, Barry White, Reinhold Messner, Joe Cocker, Miloš Zeman, and Jimmy Page. Among people deceased in 2019, Rutger Hauer ranks 3Before him are Karl Lagerfeld and Niki Lauda. After him are Bruno Ganz, Beji Caid Essebsi, I. M. Pei, Doris Day, Agnès Varda, João Gilberto, Franco Zeffirelli, Bibi Andersson, and Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Rutger Hauer ranks 20 out of 908Before him are Pope Adrian VI (1459), Hendrik Lorentz (1853), Beatrix of the Netherlands (1938), Abel Tasman (1603), Daniel Bernoulli (1700), and M. C. Escher (1898). After him are Willem Barentsz (1550), Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837), Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (1852), Pieter Zeeman (1865), William III of England (1650), and Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853).

Among ACTORS In Netherlands

Among actors born in Netherlands, Rutger Hauer ranks 1After him are Sylvia Kristel (1952), Famke Janssen (1964), Jeroen Krabbé (1944), Johannes Heesters (1903), Carel Struycken (1948), Barbara Sukowa (1950), Fons Rademakers (1920), Carice van Houten (1976), Nina Foch (1924), Derek de Lint (1950), and Michiel Huisman (1981).