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Calvin Jelani was a construction worker that died in Vietnam in 2009. With no family to claim his body, Jelani's identity was taken by Doctor Manhattan for his new human form.



Biography

Calvin Jelani was born on November 22, 1976, in Philadelphia, PA. He had a father who had heart disease and Alzheimer's. Calvin himself had a tonsillectomy at some point.

Jelani moved to Vietnam for work at Pyramid Global Construction before he was either laid off or quit in April 2009. Three months later, Jelani died of a heart attack. With no family or next of kin to claim his body, Jelani's identity was taken by Doctor Manhattan for his new human form, allowing him to date Angela Abar in public.

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  • Originally he was called Cal Abraham, but as of September 26, 2019, he is now being referred to as Cal Abar in promotional materials.[2]
  • The casting breakdown describes him as the following:
Cal Abraham: African-American male who is the stay-at-home husband of Angela. While he seems at home as the king of his castle and being a loving husband and father, it’s clear his past has a different story to tell.
— Casting breakdown[3]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Peteypedia. contents://File 7. EVIDENCE: Calvin Jelani medical report (12/23/09)
  2. "It's time. @NY_Comic_Con" -Twitter
  3. Eric Joseph (April 26, 2018). Character Breakdowns For HBO’s Watchmen Aren’t What We Expected (website). We Got This Covered. Retrieved on December 2, 2019.

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