“Watchmen’s” Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Reminds Us Losing a Parent to Cancer Affects Us Forever By Thanking “Daddy” in Emmy Speech

Updated April 2nd, 2021

“Watchmen’s” Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Reminds Us Losing a Parent to Cancer Affects Us Forever By Thanking “Daddy” in Emmy Speech

The actor won his first Emmy, and thanked his father in his speech, who died in 2007 of cancer.

NOW
PLAYING
Remembering the Late Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter Who Died from Prostate Cancer After a Wrongful Conviction of Murder
NOW
PLAYING
"The Bachelor's" Tia Booth Reveals Dad's Stage 4 Colon Cancer Diagnosis; What To Know About This Disease
NOW
PLAYING
'Deb, I Love You with All My Heart!' Says Actor and Skin Cancer Survivor Hugh Jackman as He Celebrates 25 Years with His Wife
NOW
PLAYING
Actor Gwyneth Paltrow Explains Why Fame Can be 'Terrible,' Reflects on Valuable Parenting from Dad who Died from Cancer
NOW
PLAYING
Remembering Superstar Sammy Davis Jr. Who Died From Throat Cancer at 64, Head and Neck Cancers Have Come a Long Way with Proton Therapy
NOW
PLAYING
Actor Michael B. Jordan Says Chadwick Boseman's Death from Colon Cancer Made Him Cry the Most in 2020, How the Actor's Legacy Lives On

SurvivorNetTV.
Hope. Science.
Inspiration.

WATCH NOW
×

Introducing, the Journey Bar

Use this bar to access information about the steps in your cancer journey.