Arnold Vosloo was born in Pretoria, South Africa to stage actor parents Johanna Petronella Vorster (stage name Joyce Vosloo) and Johannes J. Daniel Vosloo (stage name Deon Vosloo).
Vosloo quickly established a fine reputation as an actor in his native South Africa, winning several awards for his theatre work, including “More Is ‘n Lang Dag”, “Don Juan” and “Torch Song Trilogy”. A regular performer with South Africa’s State Theatre, he played leading roles in “Savages”, “Twelfth Night” and “Hamlet”. His film career in the RSA brought him several nominations for Best Actor Awards for both Boetie Gaan Border Toe, Circles in a Forest , and the Dalro Best Actor Nomination for the film version of More Is ‘n Lang Dag.
After moving to the United States, he appeared in “Born In The R.S.A.” at Chicago’s Northlight Theatre and starred on Broadway with Al Pacino in a Circle In The Square Uptown production of “Salome”.
Vosloo’s film credits include the worldwide box office hit by Director Stephen Sommers, The Mummy and The Mummy Returns, Edward Zwick’s Blood Diamond, Ridley Scott’s 1492: Conquest of Paradise, John Woo’s Hard Target, Darkman II: The Return of Durant and Darkman III: Die Darkman Die, George Miller’s Zeus and Roxanne.
Equally at home on the television screen, Vosloo appeared on Amazon’s Jack Ryan with John Krasinski, The Blacklist with James Spader, Bosch and 24 with Kiefer Sutherland.
Vosloo can now be seen in Silverton Siege on Netflix and coming soon, also on Netflix, Ludik.