|Born||in Edwards Air Force Base, California, USA|
|Birth Name||Donald McKinley Glover|
|Height||5' 9" (1.75 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
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 Writing in 2006.
Glover worked as a writer for the NBC comedy 30 Rock (2006), for which he also received a Writers Guild of America Award nomination in 2009. He is best known for his role as Troy on the comedy series Community (2009) in which he plays an athlete in a rather odd study group, opposite Chevy Chase and Joel McHale.
Glover auditioned to play President Obama on Saturday Night Live in 2008, though he didn't get the role. His stand-up special aired on Comedy Central in March 2010.
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Personal Quotes (28)
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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 do comedy, so that's what I put all my effort into. -- on getting the job as a writer on "30 Rock".