Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is an American architect and actor. He is best known for portraying David Kane/ Black Manta in the DC Extended Universe superhero film Aquaman and Cal Abar in the HBO limited series Watchmen. For the latter, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. After starring in the Netflix musical drama series The Get Down, Abdul-Mateen appeared in numerous films, including Baywatch, The Greatest Showman, and Us.