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Donald Glover
Full name: Donald McKinley Glover, Jr.
Birth date: September 25, 1983
Birth place: California
Occupation: Actor
Education: Tisch School of the Arts (studied improvisation and comedy writing)
Parents: Donald Glover, Sr.
Beverly Glover
Website: Website

Donald McKinley Glover, Jr.[1] (born September 25, 1983)[2] is a writer, musician, comedian, rapper and a voice actor for Regular Show who voiced the rapper, Alpha-Dog in "Rap It Up".[3]

Early life

Donald McKinley Glover, Jr. was born on September 25, 1983 in California on Edwards Air Force Base to his parents, Beverly and Donald Glover, Sr.[4] He was then raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia alongside his biological brother and sister and half-siblings, who were foster children adopted by his parents.[5][3][4] His parents are Jehovah's witnesses.[5] He attended Rockbridge Elementary School and the DeKalb School of the Arts before attending New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he graduated with a degree in Dramatic Writing in 2006.[4] He was later hired to work on 30 Rock as a writer.[5] At Tisch, he studied improvisation and comedy writing with the Upright Citizens Brigade.[3]


For his work as a writer on 30 Rock, he was nominated for a Writers Guild Award.[6] He plays Troy Barnes on the NBC comedy, Community.[5] He has also appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien.[3] He had his own Comedy Central special in 2010 and won the inaugural Rising Comedy Star of the Year Award at the 2010 Just for Laughs Comedy Central Festival.[3] He is also a rapper and comedian who goes by the stage name "Childish Gambino."[5] As a rapper he has released three mix-tapes: I Am Just a Rapper, I Am Just a Rapper 2 and Royalty, as well as releasing three studio albums, Camp, Because the Internet and Awaken, My Love!. He will do the voice of Simba in The Lion King 2019.

Voice credits

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Personal life

He resides in Silver Lake, California.[5]

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