Yahya Abdul-Mateen II


STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 790 this week
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 »

Upcoming Prequels, Sequels, and Spin-offs

If it's worth doing once, it's worth doing twice (or more!). Here are our most anticipated prequels, sequels, and spin-offs coming to theaters and streaming.

See the full list

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Aquaman
Sun, Aug 01 6:00 PM PDT on TNT (042)
Aquaman
Mon, Aug 02 4:30 PM PDT on TNT (042)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 57 images
updated 1 week ago
 
a list of 47 images
updated 3 weeks ago
 
a list of 35 images
updated 4 weeks ago
 
a list of 34 images
updated 1 month ago
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 people
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 22 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 28 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 44 people
created 03 Apr 2018
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II's work have you seen?

User Polls

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II on Why Fans Love Black Manta

Aquaman star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II gives us a look at his character, Black Manta, and why this vengeful villain is a fan favorite.

Watch our interview

Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Aquaman Manta
2018
The Get Down Cadillac
2016-2017

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Producer | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (20 credits)
 2022 Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (filming)
David Kane / Black Manta
 2021 Candyman (completed)
Anthony McCoy
 2020 The Trial of the Chicago 7
Bobby Seale
 2020 All Day and a Night
Big Stunna
 2019 Watchmen (TV Mini Series)
Cal Abar
- See How They Fly (2019) ... Cal Abar
- A God Walks into Abar (2019) ... Cal Abar
- An Almost Religious Awe (2019) ... Cal Abar
- This Extraordinary Being (2019) ... Cal Abar
 2019 Sweetness in the Belly
Dr. Aziz Abdul Nasser
 2019 Black Mirror (TV Series)
Karl
- Striking Vipers (2019) ... Karl
 2019/II 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
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (27 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

My performance, I believe, is about my duty to the script, and my duty to the story that we're trying to tell, and I try to do that in a way that is true, in a way that's going to hold up the script, and that's going to be fun for the viewers to watch. See more »

Trivia:

Studied Architecture at Berkeley. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed