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Hans Gruber
Background information
Feature films Die Hard
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Portrayed by Alan Rickman
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Full name
Other names Bill Clay
Personality Sophisticated
Callous
Appearance A man with brown hair and brown eyes
Birthday
Occupation Former member of the West German Terrorist Group; terrorist leader; thief
Affiliations
Goal Steal $640 million from the Nakotomi Plaza vault and kill John McClane (both failed).
Home
Relatives Simon Gruber (older brother; deceased)
Piet Gruber (son; non-canon)
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Minions his terrorists thugs
Enemies John McClane
Likes Perpetuating his nefarious activities
Dislikes Unknown
Powers and abilities
Weapons Guns
Fate falls of a building caused by John McClane
Quote "When you steal $600, you can just disappear. When you steal $600 million, they will found you unless they think you're already dead".


Hans Gruber is the main antagonist in the 1988 action film Die Hard. He was a German terrorist who organizes the takeover of a Los Angeles skyscraper in an attempt to steal millions of dollars in bonds. Hans is portrayed as calculating, ruthless, manipulative, and highly sophisticated.

He was portrayed by the late Alan Rickman.

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Who said we were terrorists?
~ Hans Gruber's most famous quote

Hans threatens Joseph Takagi


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