'Blade Runner' Star Dead At 75

'Blade Runner' star Rutger Hauer has passed away at the age of 75. As Fox News reports:

Rutger Hauer, star of "Blade Runner," has died at age 75, Fox News has learned.

The Dutch actor was best known for his role as Harrison Ford's nemesis Roy Batty in the 1982 movie, "Blade Runner." While Hauer's role in the Ridley Scott cult favorite is perhaps his most notable performance, he was also known for "Batman Begins" and "Sin City."

Hauer's agent Steve Kenis told Fox News on Wednesday that the actor died on Friday. "This is not news, but he was a great guy and a great actor," Kenis told us.

He also won a Golden Globe award for his role in the 1987 TV film "Escape from Sobibor." His more recent movies include "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" and "The Sisters Brothers." Hauer's television career included his role as Niall Brigant in "True Blood" and a recurring role on ABC's 2015 musical comedy "Galavant" as Kingsley.

Rutger was a legendary actor, who was best known for his moving monologue at the end of "Blade Runner" (You can watch it above).
 Source: American Update

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