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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, despite rumors, not related to actor Danny Glover. Donald graduated from New York University with a degree in Dramatic ... See full bio »

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 2013-2016 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Marshall Lee
- Five Short Tables (2016) ... Marshall Lee (voice)
- Bad Little Boy (2013) ... Marshall Lee (voice)
 2015 Magic Mike XXL
 2015 China, IL (TV Series)
Transfer Billy
- Bi-Topping-Ality (2015) ... Transfer Billy
- Crow College (2015) ... Transfer Billy
- Best Face Forward (2015) ... Transfer Billy
- A Gentleman's Bet (2015) ... Transfer Billy (voice)
 2015 The Lazarus Effect
 2015 Childish Gambino: Sober (Video short)
Hero Boy (as Childish Gambino)
 2014 Childish Gambino: Telegraph Ave (Short) (as Childish Gambino)
 2014 Chicken and Futility (Short)
The Boy (as Childish Gambino)
 2013 Girls (TV Series)
- 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 Regular Show in Space (TV Series)
Alpha Dog
- Rap It Up (2011) ... Alpha Dog (voice)
 2011 Our Deal (Short)
Day Trotter
 2010 Community: Study Break (TV Mini-Series short)
Troy Barnes
 2009 I Am Tiger Woods (Short)
Tiger Woods
 2007 Memory Loss (Video short)
Alan Mortimer
 2007 Bronx World Travelers (TV Series)
Scoopy Brown
- The Game (2007) ... Scoopy Brown
- Orientation Video (2007) ... Scoopy Brown
- Press Conference (2007) ... Scoopy Brown
 2007 Human Giant (TV Series)
Mitchell the Webcam Guy
- 24 Hour Marathon (2007) ... Mitchell the Webcam Guy
 2007 Emo Song (Video short)
Emo Singer (voice)
 2007 Jerry (Video short)
 2006 Girls Are Not to Be Trusted (Video short)
Kevin / Belanie
 2006 Celebrity (Video short)
 2006 Self Defense (Video short)
 2006 National Spelling Bee (Video short)
 2006 Bro Rape: A Newsline Investigative Report (Video short)
Bro Rapist
 2006 Keyboard Kid (Video short)
Jeffrey's Dad (voice)
 2006 Black Peter Pan (Short)
Peter Pan
 2006 Culliver Family Variety Hour (TV Short)
 2005 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
- Episode #12.160 (2005) ... Criminal
 2005 Gene Shalit's Preview Corner (TV Short)
The Gamer
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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I had a 'Simpsons' and 'Everybody Hates Chris' spec and I remember thinking I was never going to hear from them again. Even after meeting with Tina, I left thinking I wasn't going to get it.

I don't tell a lot of other comedians the story of how I ended up there because I guess a lot of people say it's like a fairy tale. But I just think I was lucky enough to figure out early on that I wanted to ... See more »


Auditioned to play Barack Obama on Saturday Night Live (1975) but lost to Fred Armisen. See more »

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Childish Gambino wvurugby8
To those who say a Black Spiderman wouldn't ruin Spiderman. JonAMoore
Stan Lee and Brian Bendis think Glover should audition for Spidey. sruiz_2001
If he isn't the lead in a movie within 2 years.. tripletrouble
Host/Musical Guest for SNL stupidmunk
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