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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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5 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Community
Community Troy Barnes
(2009-2014)
The Martian
The Martian Rich Purnell
(2015)
Mystery Team
Mystery Team Jason
(2009)
Creed
Creed Soundtrack
(2015)

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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)
 2016 Atlanta (TV Series)
Earn Marks / Earnest 'Earn' Marks
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... Earn Marks
- Value (2016) ... Earn Marks
- The Jacket (2016) ... Earn Marks
- Juneteenth (2016) ... Earn Marks
- Club (2016) ... Earn Marks
 2015 Magic Mike XXL
Andre
 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
Niko
 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)
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 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)
Jerry
 2006 Girls Are Not to Be Trusted (Video short)
Kevin / Belanie
 2006 Celebrity (Video short)
Cop
 2006 Self Defense (Video short)
Mugger
 2006 National Spelling Bee (Video short)
Judge
 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)
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
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Other Works:

Music video Best Coast: "Our deal"

Publicity Listings:

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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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Personal Quote:

When anybody pays you to be creative, you're very lucky. 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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Host/Musical Guest for SNL stupidmunk
If he isn't the lead in a movie within 2 years.. tripletrouble
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