Dutch and international actors who died last summer commemorated Rutger Hauer in Beesterzwaag in Friesland, AD reports. Hauer would have become 76 years old on this day.

According to the newspaper, stars like Sharon Stone and Miranda Richardson, with whom Hauer played in the films Merlin and Fatherland , were among others present.

Dutch actors such as Monique van de Ven and Reinout Scholten van Aschat also commemorated their friend and colleague in Beesterzwaag.

De Telegraaf writes that Stone traveled to Friesland on behalf of Hauer's circle of friends in Hollywood: "We were friends right away. He became an important person in my life who always told the truth. True friendship is when people dare to tell you the truth, most people are f ull or shit . "

The Bladerunner actor died on July 19, 2019 at the age of 75 and was buried in private circles. He died after a short illness in his home town of Beetsterzwaag.

Hauer received several awards for his acting performance, including a Golden Globe, two Golden Calves (one for his role in Turkish Fruit and an oeuvre prize) and a Rembrandt Award.