Ineke Ten Kate is a renowned actress, painter, and also sculptor. Kate is well-known as the wife of the outstanding Dutch actor Rutger Hauer.

Ineke has worked in different movies such as Cyrano de Bergerac and Het Uur Van de wolf and works as a social worker.

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Full NameIneke Ten Kate
Date of Birth1949
Birth PlaceNetherlands
ProfessionActress, Painter
SpouseRutger Hauer
Age72 years old
Weight60 kg
Height5 feet 4 inches
Body TypeSlim
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorWhite
Net Worth$720 Million
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Ineke Ten Kate came into the world in 1949. She has hailed in the Netherlands. She is currently 72 years old. Ineke Ten has not provided her parent’s details until now. However, she has completed her high school at a reputed school located in Netherland. In addition, Kate has completed her education at a reputed University.


How did Kate start her Career?

Ineke Ten Kate has done different movies. She was renowned for Cyrano De Bergerac’s film and Het, our Van, wolf published in 1875 and 1995. Her popularity credit goes to her late Rutger Hauer. Kate has also organized various exhibitions to show her paintings and sculptures.

Ineke Ten Kate has also arranged fundraising programs in different places in the Netherlands. In addition, she donated all the money collected from the charity exhibitions. Ineke and her late husband are primarily seen in various public events and function together.


Kate’s husband Career

Rutger Hauer started his career in 1969 with the Dutch Television series Flotus. After that, he joined an experimental troupe, with which he remained for five years before Paul Verhoeven cast him in the prominent role of 1969, a Dutch medieval action drama.

Later on, Rutger charged his course when Verhoeven cast him in Turkish Delight in 1973. His movie got a great response, and later, he has appeared in international films. Finally, in 1981, he made his American debut in the Sylvester Stallone film Nighthawks as a psychopathic and cold-blooded terrorist named Wulfgar.

In 1981, he saw arguably one of his most famous and acclaimed roles as the eccentric and violent but sympathetic anti-hero Roy Batty in Ridley Scott’s. He has also done the science fiction thriller Blade Runner, in which he improvised the famous tear in rain monologue in 1982.

Hauer has also played a role in the movie The Hitcher. He played a part of a mysterious hitchhiker tormenting a lone motorist and murdering anyone in his way in 1986. He was all set to cast as Robocop through his hard work and dedication, but unfortunately, the role has given to Peter Weller.

In 2015, he also worked as Ravn in the movie The Last Kingdom. He was also seen as Niall Brigantine at Season 6 of HBO’s True Blood.

Rutger has also done the voice role of Daniel Lazarski in the video game Observer, set in a post-apocalyptic Poland, created by Bloober in 2017. He has also given his voice role of Master Xehanort in Kingdom Hearts III, replacing the Late Leonard Nimoy in 2019.

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Awards and Nomination

Rutger Hauer has won so many awards and got nominated in his career. He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in 1983 for Saturn Award. In 1989, he was selected for Best Short Film for Gold Hugo. In 2019, he set for Best Ensemble Performance for Golden Carp Film Award-International and many more.

Rutger won Grand Acting Award in 2014, Fighter Meter Award in 2011 for Best Actor, Golden Film in 2011, Golden Globe in 1988 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a series.

Hauer had also won Career Award in 2004, Golden Calf in 2008, Golden Calf in 1981 for Best Actor, Best Short Film Award in 2001, Audience Awards in 1997, Career Achievement Award in 2005, Golden Space Needle Award in 1989 for Best Actor, and ShortCutz Amsterdam Career Award in 2016.


Married life

Ineke Ten Kate is a widow. Ineke Ten Kate and Rutger Hauer tied a knot on November 22 in 1985. They were together since 1968. Before getting into a romantic relationship, they were an excellent friend in the entertainment industry. Unfortunately, Rutger passed away on July 19, 2019, at his home in Beetsterzwaag due to a short illness at 75.

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Ineke Ten Kate and Rutger do not share children. But, she has a stepdaughter from her husband’s previous marriage with Heidi Merz named Aysha Hauer. Aysha is also a talented actress.


Social Media

Ineke Ten Kate is quite engaged in social media account. She has an Instagram account with limited followers. It seems like now she does not use any social media.


Net Worth

Ineke Ten Kate is a successful and talented actress. She has worked in so many well-known movies with her husband also. Her estimated net worth is around $720 thousand. She gathered money from her profession as an actress and some from events, interviews, shows, and many more. Her late husband’s net worth is around $16 million.



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