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Donald Glover

Actor / Screenwriter / Songwriter / Record Producer / Disc Jockey / Musician / Film Producer / Showrunner / Television Producer | * 09/25/1983 (38) | Stone Mountain, Georgia (United States of America (USA))
Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (born September 25, 1983), also known by the stage name Childish Gambino, is an American actor, rapper, singer, writer, comedian, director, and producer. After working on Derrick Comedy while studying at New York University, Glover was hired at age 23 by Tina Fey as a writer for the NBC sitcom 30 Rock. He later rose to fame for portraying college student Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom Community from 2009 to 2014. Since 2016, Glover stars in the FX series Atlanta, which he created and occasionally directs. For his work on Atlanta, Glover won various accolades, including two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. Glover has starred in several successful films, including the supernatural horror The Lazarus Effect (2015), the comedy-drama Magic Mike XXL (2015), and science fiction film ()
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Donald McKinley Glover (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, writer, comedian, musician and rapper. Glover first came to attention for his work in the sketch group Derrick Comedy and is best known for his role as community college student Troy Barnes on the NBC comedy series Community. Contrary to a persistent rumor, he is not related to actor Danny Glover.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Music | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Donald Glover

Writers Guild of America Awards Grammy Awards Primetime Emmy Awards Golden Globe Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

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Movies with Donald Glover as Actor(28)

as himself2021 Underground Comedy
as himself2021 Adele One Night Only
as Troy Barnes2020 Community Table Read
as Alien on TV Monitor (uncredited)2019 Men in Black: International
as Deni Maroon2019 Guava Island
as Simba (voice)2019 The Lion King
as Childish Gambino2018 Childish Gambino: This Is America
as Lando Calrissian2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story
as Troy Barnes (archive footage)2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
as Aaron Davis2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming
as Rich Purnell2016 Ares III: Refocused
as Rich Purnell2015 The Martian
as Andre2015 Magic Mike XXL
as Niko2015 The Lazarus Effect
as Himself (archive footage)2014 Lennon or McCartney
as himself2014 Harmontown
as Derrick Murphy2013 The To Do List
as himself2012 Donald Glover: Weirdo
as Day Trotter #22011 Our Deal
as Junior CDE Executive2011 The Muppets
as Jason Rogers2009 Mystery Team

TV Shows/Series with Donald Glover as Actor(6)

as Earnest "Earn" Marks2016 Atlanta
as Sandy2012 Girls
as Troy Barnes2009 Community
2006 30 Rock
as Himself - Host / Musical Guest??? Saturday Night Live

Movies with Donald Glover as Crew(10)

Production/Producer2019 Guava Island
Production/Executive Producer2013 Clapping for the Wrong Reasons
Sound/Original Music Composer2013 Clapping for the Wrong Reasons
Writing/Writer2012 Donald Glover: Weirdo
Production/Executive Producer2009 Mystery Team
Sound/Original Music Composer2009 Mystery Team
Writing/Screenplay2009 Mystery Team
Writing/Story2009 Mystery Team

TV Shows/Series with Donald Glover as Crew(5)

Production/Executive Producer2021 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Directing/Director2016 Atlanta
Production/Executive Producer2016 Atlanta
Writing/Writer2016 Atlanta
Writing/Writer2006 30 Rock

Albums by Childish Gambino on Apple Music / iTunes Store

3.15.20

12 Tracks - Pop
2020 - mcDJ Recording, under license to RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

EP (2011 Re-Release)

5 Tracks - Hip-Hop/Rap
2018 - Wolf and Rothstein

"Awaken, My Love!"

11 Tracks - R&B/Soul
2016 - McDJ Entertainment under exclusive license to Glassnote Entertainment Group LLC, distributed by AWAL

Kauai

7 Tracks - Hip-Hop/Rap
2014 - mcDJ Recording under exclusive license to Glassnote, distributed by AWAL

Kauai

7 Tracks - Hip-Hop/Rap
2014 - mcDJ Recording under exclusive license to Glassnote, distributed by AWAL

Because the Internet

19 Tracks - Hip-Hop/Rap
2013 - MCDJ Entertainment under exclusive license to Glassnote Entertainment Group LLC, distributed by AWAL

Because the Internet

19 Tracks - Hip-Hop/Rap
2013 - MCDJ Entertainment under exclusive license to Glassnote Entertainment Group LLC, distributed by AWAL

Trouble (feat. Childish Gambino) - EP

4 Tracks - Pop
2012 - Simco Limited under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

Heartbeat (Remix Bundle)

8 Tracks - Dance
2012 - mcDJ Recording under exclusive license to Glassnote Entertainment Group LLC, distributed by AWAL

Camp

13 Tracks - Hip-Hop/Rap
2011 - MCDJ Recording Under Exclusive License To Glassnote Entertainment Group LLC, distributed by AWAL

Camp

13 Tracks - Hip-Hop/Rap
2011 - MCDJ Recording Under Exclusive License To Glassnote Entertainment Group LLC, distributed by AWAL

Additional Information

Full Name: Donald Glover
Born: Sunday, 09/25 1983 (September) in Stone Mountain, Georgia (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 38 years + 120 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Stephenson High School, Avondale High School
Record Label: RCA Records, Island Records
Siblings: Stephen Glover
Other names for Donald Glover (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Childish Gambino" (Pseudonym)
"mcDJ" (Pseudonym)
Donald Glover frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (26x, Actor)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (19x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (17x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Will Forte (14x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Tina Fey (10x, Actress)
Amy Poehler (9x, Actress)
Alec Baldwin (8x, Actor)
Matt Schichter (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:26332, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 01/11/2022