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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

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    • June 15th, 1987
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.

Filmography

Acting (18 Credits)

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2024Furiosa
2022Ambulance as Danny
2022Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom as David Kane / Black Manta
2021Candyman as Anthony McCoy
2021The Matrix Resurrections as Codex / Morpheus
2020The Trial of the Chicago 7 as Bobby Seale
2020All Day and a Night as Big Stunna
2019Sweetness in the Belly as Dr. Aziz Abdul Nasser
2019Sweetness in the Belly as Dr. Aziz Abdul Nasser
2019Us as Russell Thomas / Weyland
2019Watchmen as Cal Abar
2018First Match as Darrel
2018Aquaman as David Kane / Black Manta
2018Boundaries as Serge
2017The Greatest Showman as W. D. Wheeler
2017Baywatch as Sgt. Ellerbee
2017The Vanishing of Sidney Hall as Duane
2016The Get Down as Clarence 'Cadillac' Caldwell

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