Rutger Hauer at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah in 2013. Hauer died after a brief illness. File photo: AP

Blade Runner co-star Rutger Hauer, who delivered famous ‘tears in the rain’ soliloquy, dead at 75

  • Rutger Hauer became a global cult icon for his role as the scary yet thought-provoking humanoid android in the 1982 sci-fi classic ‘Blade Runner’
  • Hauer starred in Dutch classics and Hollywood blockbusters as well as in a whole range of B-movies, in which he was mostly cast as the villain
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Rutger Hauer at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah in 2013. Hauer died after a brief illness. File photo: AP
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