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Donald McKinley Glover was born at the Edwards Air Force Base, California, and was raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother, Beverly (Smith), ran a daycare center, and his father, Donald Glover, was a postal worker. He is not, despite rumors, related to actor Danny Glover. Donald graduated from New York University with a degree in Dramatic ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 19 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Atlanta
Atlanta Earnest 'Earn' Marks
(2016)
The Martian
The Martian Rich Purnell
(2015)
Mystery Team
Mystery Team Jason
(2009)
Community
Community Troy Barnes
(2009-2014)

Filmography

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 2019 The Lion King (filming)
Simba (voice)
 2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story (post-production)
Lando Calrissian
 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming
Aaron Davis
 2016 Atlanta (TV Series)
Earnest 'Earn' Marks
- The Jacket (2016) ... Earnest 'Earn' Marks
- Juneteenth (2016) ... Earnest 'Earn' Marks
- The Club (2016) ... Earnest 'Earn' Marks
- Value (2016) ... Earnest 'Earn' Marks
- Nobody Beats the Biebs (2016) ... Earnest 'Earn' Marks
 2013-2016 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Marshall Lee
- Five Short Tables (2016) ... Marshall Lee (voice)
- Bad Little Boy (2013) ... Marshall Lee (voice)
 2015 Childish Gambino Feat. Heems: Tell Me (Video short) (as Childish Gambino)
 2015 The Martian
Rich Purnell
 2015 Magic Mike XXL
Andre
 2015 China, IL (TV Series)
Transfer Billy
- Bi-Topping-Ality (2015) ... Transfer Billy (voice)
- Crow College (2015) ... Transfer Billy (voice)
- Best Face Forward (2015) ... Transfer Billy (voice)
- A Gentleman's Bet (2015) ... Transfer Billy (voice)
 2015 Ultimate Spider-Man (TV Series)
Miles Morales / Ultimate Spider-Man
- The Spider-Verse: Part 4 (2015) ... Miles Morales / Ultimate Spider-Man (voice)
- The Spider-Verse: Part 3 (2015) ... Miles Morales / Ultimate Spider-Man (voice)
 2015 The Lazarus Effect
Niko
 2015 Kari Faux: Gahdamn (Video short)
 2015 Childish Gambino: Sober (Video short)
Hero Boy (as Childish Gambino)
 2014 Childish Gambino: Telegraph Ave (Video short) (as Childish Gambino)
 2014 Childish Gambino Feat. Problem: Sweatpants (Video short) (as Childish Gambino)
 2014 Chicken and Futility (Short)
The Boy (as Childish Gambino)
 2009-2014 Community (TV Series)
Troy Barnes
- Geothermal Escapism (2014) ... Troy Barnes
- Cooperative Polygraphy (2014) ... Troy Barnes
- Basic Intergluteal Numismatics (2014) ... Troy Barnes
- Introduction to Teaching (2014) ... Troy Barnes
- Repilot (2014) ... Troy Barnes
 2014 Childish Gambino Feat. Chance the Rapper: The Worst Guys (Video short) (as Childish Gambino)
 2013 Childish Gambino: 3005 (Video short) (as Childish Gambino)
 2013 The To Do List
Derrick
 2013 Sesame Street (TV Series)
LMNOP
 2013 Girls (TV Series)
Sandy
- I Get Ideas (2013) ... Sandy
- It's About Time (2013) ... Sandy
 2006-2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Young Tracy Jordan / Gay Kid / Producer / ...
- Live from Studio 6H (2012) ... Young Tracy Jordan (uncredited)
- Kidney Now! (2009) ... Gay Kid
- Jack Gets in the Game (2007) ... Producer (voice, uncredited)
- Jack-Tor (2006) ... Young P.A. (as Donald Glover II)
 2012 Community: Abed's Master Key (TV Movie)
Troy Barnes (voice)
 2011 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Troy Barnes
- Save Greendale (2011) ... Troy Barnes
 2011 Regular Show (TV Series)
Alpha Dog
- Rap It Up (2011) ... Alpha Dog (voice)
 2011 The Muppets
Junior CDE Executive
 2011 Best Coast: Our Deal (Video short)
Day Trotter
 2010 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (TV Movie)
Mace Windu / Scout Trooper / Stormtrooper (voice)
 2010 Thomas Jefferson (Video short)
Interviewer
 2010 GINK (Video short)
Donald
 2010 Community: Study Break (TV Mini-Series short)
Troy Barnes
 2007-2010 UCB Comedy Originals (TV Series short)
Peter Pan
- The Dead-Line (2010)
- Peter Pan ... Peter Pan
 2009 I Am Tiger Woods (Short)
Tiger Woods
 2009 Don't Jerk Off to This (Video short)
 2009 Boy Band (Video short)
Mikey / Narrator
 2009 Mystery Team
Jason
 2007 Wink (Video short)
Falvo the Wink
 2007 Jazz Man (Video short)
Cal 'Jellymouth' Williams
 2007 Shouting Homeless Realtor (Video short)
Homeless Realtor
 2007 Rookie (Video short)
Veteran Cop
 2007 Memory Loss (Video short)
Alan Mortimer
 2007 Mafia (Video short)
Gangster
 2007 New Bike (Video short)
Son
 2007 Party Dudes (Video short)
Daniel Franks
 2007 Bronx World Travelers (TV Series)
Scoopy Brown
- The Game (2007) ... Scoopy Brown
- Orientation Video (2007) ... Scoopy Brown
- Press Conference (2007) ... Scoopy Brown
 2007 Funny (Video short)
Curtis
 2007 Hip Hop (Video short)
 2007 Ad Campaign (Video short)
Mr. Peterson
 2007 Human Giant (TV Series)
Mitchell the Webcam Guy
- 24 Hour Marathon (2007) ... Mitchell the Webcam Guy
 2007 WQXR: The Cool Breeze (Video short)
The Cheese
 2007 Emo Song (Video short)
Emo Singer (voice)
 2007 Foreigner (Video short)
Foreign Neighbor
 2007 Guns (Video short)
 2007 B-Boy Stance (Video short)
Prince Reggie K
 2007 Jerry (Video short)
Jerry
 2006 Girls Are Not to Be Trusted (Video short)
Kevin / Belanie
 2006 Celebrity (Video short)
Cop
 2006 Self Defense (Video short)
Mugger
 2006 He Really Gave It to Me (Video short)
Kevin / Additional Voices
 2006 KP (Video short)
KP
 2006 Movie Executive Dad (Video short)
Movie Executive Dad
 2006 National Spelling Bee (Video short)
Judge
 2006 Little Drummer Boy (Short)
 2006 Opposite Day (Video short)
Mr. Peterson
 2006 Bro Rape: A Newsline Investigative Report (Video short)
Bro Rapist
 2006 Drunk Baby (Video short)
Drunk Baby
 2006 Keyboard Kid (Video short)
Jeffrey's Dad (voice)
 2006 Progression of a Mad Hatter (Video short)
Mad Hatter
 2006 Diet Coke with Lime Ad (Video short)
Diet Coke with Lime
 2006 Tracing the Call (Video short)
Terrorist (voice)
 2006 Black Peter Pan (Short)
Peter Pan
 2006 Culliver Family Variety Hour (TV Short)
Bill
 2005 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Criminal
- Episode #12.160 (2005) ... Criminal
 2005 Gene Shalit's Preview Corner (TV Short)
The Gamer
 1998 Winner Takes All (TV Movie)
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Alternate Names:

Derrick Comedy | Childish Gambino | Donald Glover II | Don Glover

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Careers very rarely are a waste of time; jobs usually are. See more »

Trivia:

For his role on Community (2009) (TV), named one of the "Eight Actors Who Turn Television into Art," in cover story of The New York Times Magazine (9/11/11). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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