Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Date of Birth

Birthday: July 15
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is an American actor.

He is best known for portraying David Kane/Black Manta in the DC Extended Universe superhero film Aquaman (2018) 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).

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is an American actor.

He is best known for portraying David Kane/Black Manta in the DC Extended Universe superhero film Aquaman (2018) 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).

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Awards & Nominations

1 Nomination | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2020
  • Winner
  • Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, as Cal Abar / Dr. Manhattan
  • Watchmen
  • HBO
  • HBO in association with White Rabbit and Warner Bros. Television and DC and Paramount Television
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