AMSTERDAM, July 24 (Reuters) - Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, best known for his role in 1982 science fiction classic Blade Runner, died on July 19 after a short illness, Dutch news agency ANP reported on Wednesday, citing his family. He was 75.
Hauer appeared in a total of over 100 Dutch and international movies. He won a Golden Globe in 1988 for his role in Escape from Sobibor.
Reporting by Bart Meijer, Editing by William Maclean