RIP Rutger Hauer

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ukimalefu Rebel? resistance? why not both?
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https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-49098435

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The star died in the Netherlands on Friday after a short illness, his agent confirmed.
Hauer played the murderous replicant Roy Batty in Blade Runner, which was directed by Ridley Scott and also starred Harrison Ford.
The actor's funeral was held on Wednesday.
Hauer's character gives a famous speech during a face-off with Ford at the end of Blade Runner, dialogue which he helped write himself.
"I've seen things you people wouldn't believe," he is seen telling Ford. "Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die."
Hauer is quoted as telling an interviewer his character - who had only a four-year lifespan - wanted to "make his mark on existence".
"The replicant in the final scene, by dying," he said, "shows Deckard [Ford's character] what a real man is made of."

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aw, that's sad

i remember seeing a clip of him being asked about blade runner, and whether it bothered him that it's all anyone ever asked him about

he said that as an actor, knowing that a role of his resonated so powerfully for so long was immensely gratifying
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Ladyhawke. Better role better role for him. Just sayin'.
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RIP Rutger Hauer