Villains Wiki

Hi. This is Thesecret1070. I am an admin of this site. Edit as much as you wish, but one little thing... If you are going to edit a lot, then make yourself a user and login. Other than that, enjoy Villains Wiki!!!

READ MORE

Villains Wiki
Advertisement
This red earth, it's in our skin. The Shona say the colour comes from all the blood that's been spilled fighting over the land. This is home. You'll never leave Africa.
~ Colonel Coetzee to Danny Archer.

Colonel Coetzee is the main antagonist of the 2006 film Blood Diamond.

He is portrayed by Arnold Vosloo, who also played Imhotep in The Mummy films, François Molay in Agent Cody Banks, Habib Marwan in 24 and Zartan in the G.I. Joe film series.

Biography

In 1999 West Africa, a bloody civil war rages in tiny Sierra Leone between the government and the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) for control of the country's diamond-rich land. Coetzee was a South African military officer formerly with the apartheid-era South African Defence Force and currently the commander of a private mercenary group that smuggles weapons and diamonds around Africa. A Rhodesian veteran of the 32 Battalion during the South African Border War named Danny Archer works for Coetzee smuggling diamonds. Archer is attempting to smuggle diamonds out of Sierra Leone and into neighboring Liberia, but he is captured by Sierra Leone authorities and his diamonds and weapon are confiscated.

Coetzee is upset with Archer for losing his diamonds and demands compensation. Archer learns of an enormous pink diamond that was discovered and hidden by a fisherman named Solomon Vandy who was forced to mine diamonds for the RUF. Archer finds Solomon and tells him that he will help him retrieve the stone if he gets a portion of its sale. Archer intends to use the money to leave the continent forever, but Coetzee tells him that Africa will always be home, and wants the diamond for compensation of Archer's prior failure.

Archer and Vandy set off to retrieve the diamond in Kono, where it was buried, but Freetown falls to the RUF and the two narrowly escape. In Lungi, Vandy finds his wife and daughters in a refugee camp, but his son is nowhere to be found. Vandy realizes his son, Dia, has been captured by the RUF's commander, Captain Poison, who is grooming him as a child soldier apprentice. After a harrowing journey, Vandy and Archer arrive in Kono, but Vandy is captured while trying to save Dia. Archer calls Coetze and requests assistance, as him and Vandy are outnumbered. Coetzee and his men soon arrive and wipe out the RUF in the area, and Vandy kills Poison in the chaos.

With the RUF out of the way, Coetzee demands the diamond. Solomon does not trust Coetzee and refuses to talk. Coetzee takes Dia hostage and forces Vandy to dig for it. After Vandy cannot find the diamond, Coetzee puts his gun to Dia's head and remarks that there is no reason for any of them to live. Knowing that Coetzee would kill them all anyway, Archer gives a subtle signal to Vandy to attack the colonel. Vandy tricks Coetzee into leaning down to look at the diamond, and then hits him with a shovel. Archer uses this opportunity to shoot Coetzee's men with his USP Compact. Coetzee hits Vandy and shoots at the brush in an attempt to kill Archer, but Archer leaps out from his hiding place and shoots Coetzee twice in the chest. Coetzee remarks about Africa to Archer like old times, but before he can raise his gun, Archer shoots him dead.

Archer realizes soon after that he has been shot in the lung by Coetzee's fire and that he will not survive. Archer gives Vandy the diamond and his pistol and tells him to leave him behind. Remembering Coetzee's words, Archer feels the African soil in his hands one last time and dies, looking out at the African landscape. Vandy escapes Sierra Leone with his family and sells the diamond to Rudolph van de Kaap, a corrupt South African mining executive. Shortly after purchasing the diamond, van de Kaap is exposed for his role in the trade of blood diamonds.

Personality

Coetzee is a genuinely affable man to an extent. He was a good friend to Danny Archer since he was 19 years old and took him under his wing like a father. However, Coetzee was also ruthless and uncompromising if he did not get his way. Coetzee's main defining characteristic is his greed, as there was no lengths he would not go to in order to make more money for himself. He was perfectly willing to kill a lifelong friend and two other people over a diamond. Coetzee also had little in the way of morals as he sold weapons to the RUF and then was hired by the Sierra Leone government to massacre the RUF once they used the weapons he sold them. Coetzee and his men would then receive mining concessions from the government as a way to show their gratitude.

Navigation

           WBLogo.png Villains

Animated Features
Meowrice | Meowrice's Henchmen | Smaug | Gollum | Sauron | Witch-king of Angmar | Mouse King | Mouse Queen | Joker | Phantasm | Salvatore Valestra | Arthur Reeves | Chuckie Sol | Buzz Bronski | Grundel Toad | Berkeley Beetle | Mr. Mole | Mrs. Toad | Ms. Fieldmouse | Queen Gnorga | King Llort | Mr. Swackhammer | Monstars | Darla Dimple | Max | Mrs. Prysselius | Thunder Karlsson and Bloom | Ruber | Griffin | Ruber's Minions | Bladebeak | Eric Cartman | Saddam Hussein | Sheila Broflovski | Satan | Mr. Garrison | Chef | Randy Marsh | Shelly Marsh | Gerald Broflovski | Kent Mansley | Kralahome | Master Little | King Salazar | The Jokerz (Dee Dee Twins, Chucko & Woof) | Count Grisham | Cheswick | Thrax | Mayor Phlegmming | Thrax's Henchmen | Mojo Jojo | Gangreen Gang | Mr. Chairman | Bob Smith | Robo Dog | Anubis | Seto Kaiba | Dark Yugi | Pegasus J. Crawford | Mokuba Kaiba | Marik Ishtar | Ebenezer Scrooge Puppet | Barkis Bittern | Maudeline Everglot | Finis Everglot | Stan Beals | Wasps | Noah the Elder | Leopard Seal | Aguila | Stone Generals (Gato, Mono & Serpiente) | Karai | Foot Clan | Eddy's Brother | Kanker Sisters | Kevin | Sarah | Surtr | Nyra | Kludd | Allomere | Jatt and Jutt | Pure Ones | Lord Business | Super Secret Police (Bad Cop & Sheriff Not-A-Robot) | Duplo Aliens | Mr. Ross | Future Mordecai | Rigby | Benson Dunwoody | Muscle Man | Hunter | Pigeon Toady | Wolf Pack | Penguins | Joker (Lego) | Harley Quinn (Lego) | Phantom Zone Criminals | Catwoman (Lego) | Poison Ivy (Lego) | Two-Face (Lego) | Count Dracula | Imhotep | Lord Garmadon | Slade (Teen Titans Go!) | Balloon Man (Teen Titans Go!) | Lex Luthor (Teen Titans Go!) | Stonekeeper | Rex Dangervest | Velociraptors (Lego) | Foot Clan (Shredder) | League of Assassins (Ra's al Ghul (Batman vs. TMNT), Ubu (Batman vs. TMNT) & Talia al Ghul (Batman vs. TMNT)) | Joker (Batman vs. TMNT) | Harley Quinn (Batman vs. TMNT) | Scarecrow (Batman vs. TMNT) | Mr. Freeze (Batman vs. TMNT) | Poison Ivy (Batman vs. TMNT) | Bane (Batman vs. TMNT) | Two-Face (Batman vs. TMNT) | Penguin (Batman vs. TMNT) | Hexagon (Trigon (TTG) & Trigon (Original)) | Spinel | Pink Diamond | Scorpion | Quan Chi | Shang Tsung | Goro | Shao Kahn | Kano | Baraka | Reptile | Moloch | Motaro | Dick Dastardly (2020) | Muttley (2020) | Rotten Robots | Dusty | Cerberus | Terrance Mendoza | Butch | Al-G Rhythm | Pete | Goon Squad | Katz | Le Quack | Eustace Bagge

Live-Action Films
Prince John | Sir Guy of Gisbourne | High Sheriff of Nottingham | Dickon Malbete | Bishop of the Black Canons | Kasper Gutman | Joel Cairo | Major Heinrich Strasser | Signor Ugarte | Signor Ferrari | Rhedosaurus | Giant Carpenter Ants | Scorpio | Jack Torrance | Hotel Caretaker | Lorraine Massey | Overlook Hotel | Roy Batty | Pris Stratton | Leon Kowalski | Zhora Salome | Socs (Bob Sheldon, Randy Adderson, Paul Holden & David) | Mrs. Cade | Scut Farkus | Grover Dill | Stripe | Ruby Deagle | Gremlins | Mama Fratelli | Jake Fratelli | Francis Fratelli | Mr. Perkins | Troy Perkins | Sam & Sid Sleaze | Francis Buxton | Albert | Audrey II | Orin Scrivello | Gunnery Sergeant Hartman | Private Gomer Pyle | Door Gunner | Mr. Igoe | Max | David | Sergeant Nagata | Peter Dellaplane | Harlan Rook | Beetlejuice | Sandworms | The Joker | Bob the Goon | Alicia Hunt | Carl Grissom | Max Eckhardt | Vinnie Ricorso | Joe Chill | Witches (Grand High Witch, Susan Irvine, Nicola Cuttle, Pamela, Lois Leffour, Mildred, Elizabeth, Henrietta, Jacqueline & Beatrice) | Brain Gremlin | Daffy | George | Greta | Lenny | Secretary Gremlin | Bat Gremlin | Electric Gremlin | Cushing Catheter | Jimmy Conway | Tommy DeVito | Paul Cicero | Henry Hill | Billy Batts | Sheriff George of Nottingham | Guy of Gisbourne | Mortianna | Bishop of Hereford | Funekei Yoshida | Sato | Tanaka | Muto | Ito | Hardboy | Hagata | Heather Evans | Penguin | Max Shreck | Catwoman | Red Triangle Circus Gang | Charles Rane | Sabrina Ritchie | Forget | Vincent | Matthew | William Strannix | Peter Krill | Daumer | William Foster | Nick the Neo-Nazi | Switchblade Sam | Pod People | Dial | Dr. Charles Nichols | Simon Phoenix | Raymond Cocteau | Frederick Sykes | Ray Finkle | Vinnie and Roc | Lawrence Van Dough | Ferguson | HAL 9000 | Lestat | Armand | Santiago | John Milner | Bill Wilcox | Ilya Pavel Kazak | Rosa | Leonid Volkov | Zhukov | Stefan | Emilio Juantorena | Navigator | Codebreaker | Baker | Clarice Kensington | Miss Minchin | Riddler | Two-Face | Sugar | Spice | NygmaTech (Frogmen) | Neon Gang | Salvatore Maroni | Travis Dane | Marcus Penn | Miguel Bain | Vincent Cadby | Neil McCauley | Waingro | Roger van Zant | Jonas Miller | Daniel Harper | Robert Deguerin | Mr. Swackhammer | Monstars | Martians (Martian Leader, Martian Ambassador & Martian Girl) | John Wesley | Wesley's Whalers | Poison Ivy | Mr. Freeze | Bane | Jason Woodrue | John Milton | Christabella Andreoli | Lloyd Gettys | Grant Frost | Agent Smith | Cypher Reagan | Agents (Agent Jones, Agent Brown & Agent Johnson) | Susan McCallister | Jim Whitlock | Mako Sharks | William Wharton | Percy Wetmore | Jeremy Melton | Dr. Arliss Loveless | Mr. Tinkles | Thrax | Mayor Phlegmming | Thrax's Henchmen | Alonzo Harris | Roger | Lord Voldemort | Quirinus Quirrell | Draco Malfoy | Severus Snape | Mountain Troll | The Dursleys | Burke Bennett | Frank Stokes | Merv Green | Buggy Ding Dong | Parade of Hope | Rainbow Randolph | Scrappy-Doo | N' Goo Tuana | Zarkos | Demons | Luna Ghost | Akasha | Spiders (Consuela & Tank) | Mayor Wade | Alistair Pratt | Lucius Malfoy | Basilisk | Gilderoy Lockhart | Acromantula (Aragog & Acromantula Colony) | Mr. Gray | Byrus | T-X | T-1 | Skynet | Mr. Chairman | Bob Smith | Robo Dog | Jonathan Jacobo | Peter Pettigrew | Dementors | Marge Dursley | Clara Dalrymple | Sir Trenton | Trenton's Pride | Guy of Lusignan | Raynald of Châtillon | Ra's al Ghul | Scarecrow | Carmine Falcone | League of Shadows (Decoy of Ra's al Ghul) | Victor Zsasz | Arthur Slugworth | Barty Crouch Jr. | Nagini | Bellatrix Lestrange | V | Adam Sutler | Lewis Prothero | Norsefire | Peter Creedy | Anthony Lilliman | Light Yagami | Lex Luthor | German Drinking Team | Cherry | Sister Summersisle | Frank Costello | Arnold French | Colin Sullivan | Captain Vidal | Colonel Coetzee | Captain Poison | Oliver Potter | Zodiac Killer | Arthur Leigh Allen | Xerxes | Dolores Umbridge | Cornelius Fudge | Sam | Steven Wilkins | Mr. Kreeg | Laurie | Macy | Alpha Male | Darkseekers | Sweeney Todd | Nellie Lovett | Judge Turpin | Beadle Bamford | Jonas Fogg | Adolfo Pirelli | Agent 23 | Siegfried | Dalip | T-RIP | Serena Kogan | Joker | Two-Face | Sal Maroni | Gambol | Joker's Thugs | Principal Deedle | Ezekial Gallows | Prudence Prufrock | Lord Henry Blackwood | Lord Coward | Esther Coleman | Decoy Queen | Mr. Black | Rolf Woods | Kitty Galore | Paws | Mayor Brown | Chief of Staff | Carnegie | Wanda Grubwort | Lake Monster | Mal Cobb | Blue Jones | Angelique Bouchard | Dr. Julia Hoffman | Bane | Talia al Ghul | Barsad | Catwoman | John Daggett | Hades (Clash of the Titans) | Kraken (Clash of the Titans) | Acrisius | Medusa (Clash of the Titans) | Prokopion | Charon (Clash of the Titans) | Kronos (Wrath of the Titans) | Ares (Wrath of the Titans) | Cyclopes (Wrath of the Titans) | Minotaur (Wrath of the Titans) | Makhai | Azog | Smaug | Witch-king of Angmar | Sauron | Gollum | Tom Buchanan | Jay Gatsby | Myrtle Wilson | George Wilson | Daisy Buchanan | General Fallon | Giants (Jack the Giant Slayer) | Lord Roderick | Wickie | Precursors | Kaiju (Trespasser, Knifehead, Mutavore, Otachi, Leatherback, Raiju, Scunner & Slattern) | Bathsheba Sherman | Annabelle the Doll | Artemisia | M.U.T.O. | Disciples of the Ram (Annabelle Higgins & Thin Man) | Dr. Mann | Tyler Harne | Deputy Stack | Emilio | Victoria Vinciguerra | Valak | Léon Rom | Lamar Blackburn | Braxton | Gellert Grindelwald | Credence Barebone | New Salem Philanthropic Society (Mary Lou Barebone) | Skullcrawlers (Skull Devil) | Preston Packard | Niander Wallace | Luv | It | Bowers Gang (Henry Bowers, Patrick Hockstetter, Belch Huggins & Vic Criss) | Alvin Marsh | Butch Bowers | Leonard Dekkom | Duncan Taylor | Mathias Vogel | Ana Miller | Nolan Sorrento | Innovative Online Industries (I-R0k, F’Nale Zandor & Sixers) | Claire Wyden | Brett Wyden | George, Ralph and Lizzie | Jack Morris | Duke of St. Carta | Vinda Rosier | Abernathy | Queenie Goldstein | Shere Khan | Tabaqui | Howard Clifford | Ditto | Sebastian | Ann Laurent | King Ghidorah | Rodan | Alan Jonah | Asher Jonah | Emma Russell | Critters | The Banana Splits (Fleegle, Drooper, Snorky & Bingo) | Poppy | Karl | Leo | Cry Baby | Kelly | The Principal | The Biology Teacher | Webby Garton | Steven Dubay | Chris Unwin | Tom Rogan | Arthur Fleck | Penny Fleck | Randall | Clowns (Clown & Ambulance Clown) | Wall Street Three | Penny Fleck's Boyfriend | Rose the Hat | The True Knot | Andrei Sator | Priya Singh | Zelda | Consuella | Esmerelda | Saoirse | Terrance Mendoza | Butch | Mechagodzilla | Apex Cybernetics (Walter Simmons, Ren Serizawa & Maia Simmons) | Shang Tsung | Sub-Zero | Mileena | Reiko | Kano | Kabal | Goro | Reptile | Nitara | Shao Kahn | Al-G Rhythm | Pete | Goon Squad | Baron Vladimir Harkonnen | Count Glossu Rabban | Gabriel | The Analyst | Riddler | Penguin | Carmine Falcone | Joker

Animated Television
The Grinch | Cousin Mel | I.M. Slime | Snow Miser | Heat Miser | General Parvo | Werewolves | North Wind | Hervnick Z. Snerz | Goat | Yes-Man | The Dooka of Yookia | The Dookess of Zookia | Philip Trousers | Marilyn Blouse

Video Games
Sauron (Shadow of Mordor) | Black Hand of Sauron | Celebrimbor | Tower of Sauron | Hammer of Sauron | Children of Arkham (Vicki Vale, Oswald Cobblepot & Blockbuster) | Catwoman | Harvey Dent | Falcone Crime Family | Joe Chill | Victor Zsasz | Mr. & Mrs. Vale | Gotham Criminal Triumvirate (Carmine Falcone, Thomas Wayne & Hamilton Hill) | The Pact (Riddler, Harley Quinn, Bane, Mr. Freeze, John Doe & Eli Knable) | The Agency (Amanda Waller & Roger Harrison) | Rumi Mori | Willy Deever | S.A.N.C.T.U.S. | Zog the Eternal | Brûz the Chopper

Shorts
Daffy Duck | Sylvester | Tasmanian Devil | Wile E. Coyote | Elmer Fudd | Yosemite Sam | Marvin the Martian | Instant Martians | Gossamer | Tom | Jerry | Spike | Butch

Music
Crazy Taxi Driver | Cry Baby | Big Bad Wolf | Mr. Potato Head

See Also
Adventure Time Villains | Amblin Entertainment Villains | Aquaman Villains | Archieverse Villains | Arkhamverse Villains | Arrowverse Villains | Batgirl Villains | Batman Villains | Batman Beyond Villains | Batwoman Villains | Ben 10 Villains | Birds of Prey Villains | Black Lightning Villains | Blue Beetle Villains | Blumhouse Productions Villains | Captain Planet Villains | Catwoman Villains | Cats & Dogs Villains | Cartoon Network Villains | Christopher Nolan Villains | Constantine: The Hellblazer Villains | Danmachi Villains | DC Animated Universe Villains | DC Animated Movie Universe Villains | DC Extended Universe Villains | DC Super Hero Girls Villains | DC's Legends of Tomorrow Villains | Doom Patrol Villains | Dune Villains | Eraser Villains | Flash Villains | Game of Thrones Villains | Gotham Villains | Green Arrow Villains | Green Lantern Villains | Gremlins Villains | Hanna-Barbera Cinematic Universe Villains | Harley Quinn Villains | Harry Potter Villains | Injustice Villains | Justice League Villains | Justice League Dark Villains | Justice Society Villains | Laika Villains | Legendary Entertainment Villains | Legion of Super-Heroes Villains | Lethal Weapons Villains | Loonatics Unleashed Villains | Looney Tunes Villains | Lucifer Villains | Mad Max Villains | Melanie Martinez Villains | Middle-Earth Villains | MonsterVerse Villains | Mortal Kombat Villains | New Line Cinema Villains | Pacific Rim Villains | Peacemaker Villains | Pokémon Villains | Powerpuff Girls Villains | Primal Villains | Regular Show Villains | Rick and Morty Villains | Robin Villains | Robot Chicken Villains | Rush Hour Villains | Samurai Jack Villains | Sesame Street Villains | Scooby-Doo Villains | SHAZAM Villains | Sherlock Holmes Villains | Smallville Villains | South Park Villains | Space Jam Villains | Static Shock Villains | Steel Villains | Stephen King Villains | Steven Universe Villains | SWAT Kats Villains | Suicide Squad Villains | Supergirl Villains | Superman Villains | Swamp Thing Villains | Syfy Villains | Teen Titans Villains | Telltale Batman Villains | Terminator Villains | The Banana Splits Movie Villains | The Conjuring Villains | The Hangover Villains | The LEGO Movie Villains | The Matrix Villains | Tim Burton Villains | Tiny Toon Adventures Villains | Tom and Jerry Villains | TMNT Villains | Watchmen Villains | Wild Wild West Villains | Wonder Woman Villains | Xiaolin Showdown Villains | Yu-Gi-Oh! Villains | Young Justice Villains

Advertisement