Arnold Vosloo

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Arnold Vosloo (born June 16, 1962) is a South African actor, best known for playing Imhotep in The Mummy (1999) and its 2001 sequel The Mummy Returns, as well as the role of the superhero Darkman in the sequel Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1994) and its 1996 sequel, Darkman III: Die Darkman Die. and more recently, a South African Mercenary named Colonel Coetzee (loosely based on Eeben Barlow) in the film Blood Diamond, a Middle Eastern terrorist named Habib Marwan in the television series 24, and Zartan in the film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and its upcoming 2013 sequel, G.I. Joe: Retaliation. Vosloo was born in Pretoria, into an acting family, his parents (Johan J. Daniel Vosloo; Johanna Petronella Vorster Vosloo) having been stage-actors, and the family moved around quite a lot. They lived in Despatch, where his father ran a drive-in theater, and Alberton. He has one sister, Nadia. His acting talent was discovered quite early in a school play. After high school and military service (from which he received a medical discharge), he took drama courses at the Pretoria Technikon.
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