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Ineke ten Kate Biography – Ineke ten Kate Wiki

Ineke ten Kate is the wife of Dutch actor, writer, and environmentalist, Rutger Hauer. Rutger Hauer died on July 19, 2019, at his home in the Netherlands. He was 75.

Following Hauer’s death, the Rutger Hauer Starfish Association, a non-profit organization Hauer ran stated on its website that his wife would continue what he had started. The statement on the website states, “One of Rutger’s last wishes was that Starfish should continue its charity activity and its fight against the AIDS disease, and with Ineke’s precious help, involvement and direction we will follow Rutger’s wish and will do our best to carry on Rutger’s inestimable legacy.”

Rutger Hauer’s Wife

Hauer married his wife Ineke ten Cate in 1985 but the pair had been together since 1968. He was previously married to Heidi Merz, a Swiss pianist with whom he had a daughter, actress Ayesha Hauer, in 1966. They divorced soon after.

Ineke ten Cate and Rutger Hauer Children

Actor Rutger Hauer and his wife Ineke ten Cate did not have any children together despite being together for five decades.

Rutger Hauer Death

Hauer died on 19 July 2019 at his home in the Netherlands following a short illness. His death was announced in a statement on his website:

“The Rutger Hauer Starfish Association announces with infinite sadness that after a very short illness, on Friday, July 19, 2019, Rutger Hauer passed away peacefully at his Dutch home.

“He leaves his beloved wife Ineke, after they have been together for fifty years.

“We at Starfish will always cherish the many unforgettable memories we have of Rutger and his dedication to the Rutger Hauer Starfish Association.

“One of Rutger’s last wishes was that Starfish should continue its charity activity and its fight against the AIDS disease, and with Ineke’s precious help, involvement and direction we will follow Rutger’s wish and will do our best to carry on Rutger’s inestimable legacy.”

Director Guillermo del Toro took to social media to pay tribute to Hauer. He tweeted, “RIP the great Rutger Hauer: an intense, deep, genuine and magnetic actor that brought truth, power and beauty to his films. My personal favorites: Flesh + Blood, Eureka, The Hitcher, Blade Runner, Ladyhawke and Blind Fury.”

Charles de Lauzirika, a Blu-ray producer and filmmaker, wrote on Twitter: “Deeply saddened by the passing of the great Rutger Hauer. I have many fond memories of him, both on screen and in person.”