Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 15-06-1987
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Also Known As:

    야히아 압둘 마틴 2세

  • Popularity: 2.74
  • Homepage: N/A


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.




Year Movie Character
2021 Candyman as Anthony McCoy
2018 First Match as Darrel
2019 Sweetness in the Belly as Aziz
2020 The Trial of the Chicago 7 as Bobby Seale
2022 Aquaman 2 as David Kane / Black Manta
1970 Furiosa
2018 Aquaman as David Kane / Black Manta
2018 Boundaries as Serge
2021 The Matrix 4
2017 The Greatest Showman as W. D. Wheeler
2017 Baywatch as Sgt. Ellerbee
2017 The Vanishing of Sidney Hall as Duane
2019 Us as Russell Thomas / Weyland
2020 All Day and a Night as Big Stunna
Photo Name Department
2016 The Get Down (11 episode) as Clarence 'Cadillac' Caldwell
2019 Watchmen (9 episode) as Cal Abar
2017 The Handmaid's Tale (1 episode) as Omar
2011 Black Mirror (1 episode) as Karl

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