Donald McKinley Glover Jr.
September 25, 1983
Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, rapper, singer, songwriter, comedian, musician and record producer.
Career[change | change source]
He released a couple albums and mixtapes by himself before he released his first album Camp for Glassnote Records on November 15, 2011.
In 2015 he played a scientist who brings dead people back to life with disastrous consequences in The Lazarus Effect.
In May 2018, he released a single titled "This Is America" while performing as both host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live. The song debuted at number one, becoming both Glover's first number one and top ten single in the United States.
In 2019, he starred as Simba in the live action remake of The Lion King.
On March 15, 2020, Glover streamed his surprise fourth album on his website Donald Glover Presents.
Television[change | change source]
|2005||Late Night with Conan O'Brien||Criminal||1 episode|
|30 Rock||Homosexual Kid
Young Tracy Jordan
Cameo (3 episodes)
Guest star (1 episode)
|2007||Bronx World Travelers||Scoopy Brown||Short film|
|Human Giant||College Webcam Guy||1 episode|
|2009–present||Troy and Abed in the Morning!||Troy Barnes|
|2010||Comedy Central Presents||Himself||Stand-up special|
|Regular Show||Alpha-Dawg||1 episode|
|2012||Hip Hop Squares||Childish Gambino||1 episode|
|Adventure Time||Marshall Lee||Guest voice|
Discography[change | change source]
- Sick Boi (2008)
- Poindexter (2009)
- Culdesac (2010)
- Camp (2011)
- Because the Internet (2013)
- STN MTN / Kauai (2014)
References[change | change source]
- "Tina Fey makes her rap debut on Childish Gambino's new mixtape 'Royalty'". Entertainment Weekly.
- Cobb, Kayla (September 25, 2018). "Never Forget That Donald Glover Played '30 Rock's Young Tracy Jordan". Decider. Archived from the original on December 30, 2019. Retrieved December 30, 2019.
- "2009 Writers Guild Awards Television, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominees Announced" (Press release). Writers Guild of America. December 8, 2008. Archived from the original on December 12, 2008. Retrieved January 19, 2012.
- Mench, Chris (August 26, 2015). "But I'm Not a Rapper: Everything You Need to Know About Childish Gambino's First Three Mixtapes". Complex. Archived from the original on February 2, 2018. Retrieved February 1, 2018.
- "Aziz Ansari & Donald Glover To Be Honored in Montreal". Access Hollywood. June 24, 2010. Archived from the original on November 6, 2018. Retrieved December 26, 2010.
- Bowers, Brandon (December 4, 2010). "Net-savvy Merced native featured in Gap ad campaign". Merced Sun-Star. Archived from the original on February 6, 2018. Retrieved January 5, 2018.
- Foutch, Haleigh (February 26, 2015). "Donald Glover Talks THE LAZARUS EFFECT, MAGIC MIKE XXL, and Ridley Scott's THE MARTIAN". Collider. Archived from the original on February 6, 2018. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
- Asward, Jem (May 6, 2018). "Childish Gambino Performs Brand-New Song, 'Saturday,' on 'SNL' (Watch)". Variety. Archived from the original on May 7, 2018. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
- Trust, Gary (May 14, 2018). "Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' Blasts in at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Archived from the original on May 15, 2018. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
- Nash, Brad (March 23, 2020). "Picking The Highlights From Childish Gambino's Latest Album". GQ Australia. Archived from the original on March 24, 2020. Retrieved October 15, 2020.
Other websites[change | change source]
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