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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is an American architect and actor. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to a Muslim father, Yahya Abdul-Mateen I, and a Christian mother, Mary. He spent his childhood in the Magnolia Projects of New Orleans, and then moved to Oakland, California, where he attended McClymonds High School. In 2004, he went to college where he competed as a hurdler for the California Golden Bears. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in architecture and then worked as a city planner in San Francisco. He had always wanted to be an actor, later receiving a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama and working as a stage actor.

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Watchmen (2019)
Starring as Cal Abar (8 episodes)
The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Guest starring as Omar
  • Episode 2x03: Baggage (May 2, 2018)
The Get Down (2016)
Starring as Cadillac (11 episodes)
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2015)
Guest starring as Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)
Guest starring as Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)
Guest starring as Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Black Mirror (2011)
Guest starring as Karl
The One Show (2006)
Guest starring as Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
The Emmy Awards (1949)
Guest starring as Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
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