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The Character You Likely Forgot The Mummy's Arnold Vosloo Played On Bones

"The Mummy" (1999) is a millennial classic starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, and, in the titular role of Imhotep, Arnold Vosloo. Vosloo is a prolific character actor with dozens of credits to his name, including "The Mummy Returns," the sequel in which he reprises his villainous role. But he has plenty of work that doesn't involve supernatural adventures or undead Egyptian mummies, although you could draw a connection between his appearances on the show "Bones" and the archaeological nature of his character in "The Mummy."

That's right: Vosloo, who you might also recognize from his appearances on the show "24" or his leading roles in the two direct-to-video "Darkman" sequels ("Darkman II: The Return of Durant" and the magnificently titled "Darkman III: Die Darkman Die") did a three-episode run of the popular mystery procedural "Bones," starring Emily Deschanel as forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan, and David Boreanaz as FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth.

Vosloo played rogue sniper Jacob Broadsky in three episodes of the show

Arnold Vosloo is known for his sinister antagonists in not just "The Mummy" and "24" but also "GI Joe: Retaliation," in which he plays the evil master of disguise Zartan. It's no surprise that his role on "Bones" would be of an evil nature as well. More specifically, he played sniper Jacob Broadsky on three episodes from the show's sixth season: "The Bullet in the Brain," "The Killer in the Crosshairs," and "The Hole in the Heart."

Broadsky is a former associate of Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) who eventually crosses over to the wrong side of the law, eliminating suspects he deems guilty with his handmade .338 Lapua Magnum (per Bones Fandom). Much like the relationship between Windom Earle (Kenneth Welsh) and Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) on season two of "Twin Peaks," Broadsky is like a sinister mirror image to the heroic Booth.

Broadly's calling card in his deadly acts of frontier justice are his own homemade copper bullets. Eventually, in "The Hole in the Heart" (Vosloo's final appearance on the show), Booth and Broadsky have a climactic sniper vs sniper confrontation, ending with Broadsky captured alive by Booth. This could have left the door open for more appearances from the sniper, but unfortunately for fans this ended up being the last time viewers ever saw the character.