Arnold Vosloo (born 16 June 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.
(On his costume in The Mummy) "I'm no Mr. Fitness, but I had done some exercise. When I finally got to London, they showed me my costume, and it was like the size of a postage stamp."