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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II


Yahya Abdul-Mateen II was born on July 15, 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Aquaman (2018) and The Get Down (2016). See full bio »

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Known For

Aquaman Manta
2018
The Get Down Cadillac
2016-2017

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Producer | Self
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 2019 Watchmen (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (2019)
- Episode #1.9 (2019)
- Episode #1.6 (2019)
- Episode #1.7 (2019)
- Episode #1.5 (2019)
 2019 Us
Russel Thomas / Weyland
 2018 Aquaman
Manta
 2018 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series)
Omar
- Baggage (2018) ... Omar
 2018/I Boundaries
Serg
 2018 First Match
Darrel
 2017 The Greatest Showman
W.D. Wheeler
 2017 Baywatch
Sgt. Ellerbee
 2016-2017 The Get Down (TV Series)
Cadillac
- Only from Exile Can We Come Home (2017) ... Cadillac
- Gamble Everything (2017) ... Cadillac
- The Beat Says, This Is the Way (2017) ... Cadillac
- One by One, Into the Dark (2017) ... Cadillac
- Unfold Your Own Myth (2017) ... Cadillac
 2012 Crescendo (Short)
Yahya
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 2012 Crescendo (Short) (co-producer)
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 2018 The IMDb Show (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (2018) ... Himself - Guest
 2018 Good Morning America (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 21 December 2018 (2018) ... Himself - Guest
 2018 Last Call with Carson Daly (TV Series)
Himself
 2018 Conan (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- The Cast and Director of 'Aquaman' (2018) ... Himself - Guest

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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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He spent as much as seven hours a day learning Disco dancing for his role in ''The Get Down (2016)''. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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