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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (born July 15, 1986) is an American actor. He is best known for portraying David Kane/Black Manta in the DC Extended Universe superhero film Aquaman (2018), Bobby Seale in the Netflix historical legal drama Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) and Cal Abar in the HBO limited series Watchmen (2019). For the latter, he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. After starring in the Netflix musical drama series The Get Down (2016–2017), Abdul-Mateen appeared in numerous films, including Baywatch (2017), The Greatest Showman (2017), and Us (2019). Description above from the Wikipedia article Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jun 15, 1987 In New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Black Mirror 2011-12-04
Latest Project:
Movie Furiosa 2023-06-22
Known For
Poster of Furiosa
Poster of Us
Poster of The Greatest Showman
Poster of Baywatch
Movie Furiosa Unknown 2023-06-22
Movie Ambulance Danny 2022-02-17
Movie Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom David Kane / Black Manta 2022-12-16
Movie Candyman Anthony McCoy 2021-08-25
Movie The Matrix Resurrections Unknown 2021-12-15
Movie The Trial of the Chicago 7 Bobby Seale 2020-09-25
Movie All Day and a Night Big Stunna 2020-05-01
Movie Us Russell Thomas / Weyland 2019-03-14
Series Desus & Mero Self - Illustrious Guest 2019-02-21
Movie Sweetness in the Belly Dr. Aziz Abdul Nasser 2019-09-06
Series Watchmen Cal Abar 2019-10-20
Movie First Match Darrel 2018-03-12
Movie The Vanishing of Sidney Hall Duane 2018-03-02
Movie Boundaries Serge 2018-06-22
Movie Aquaman David Kane / Black Manta 2018-12-07
Series The Handmaid's Tale Omar 2017-04-26
Movie Baywatch Sgt. Ellerbee 2017-05-12
Movie The Greatest Showman W. D. Wheeler 2017-12-20
Series The Get Down Clarence 'Cadillac' Caldwell 2016-08-12
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015-08-02
Series Black Mirror Karl 2011-12-04