Donald Glover

Donald Glover

Birthplace: 
Edwards Air Force Base, California
Birthday: 
September 25

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About

Donald Glover is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, rapper, singer, and songwriter.

He performs as a stage artist under the stage name Childish Gambino, and as a disc jockey, he performs under the name mcDJ.

He first came to attention for his work with Derrick Comedy and, with the help of Tina Fey, was hired at the age of 23 to become a writer for the NBC comedy series 30 Rock. He later portrayed community college student Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom Community.

He currently stars in the FX series Atlanta, which he also created, and for which he has garnered three 2017 Emmy nominations, for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.

In 2018, Glover received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his acting and directing work in Atlanta.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

9 Nominations 2 Emmys

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Donald Glover, as Host
  • Saturday Night Live
  • "Host: Donald Glover"
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Donald Glover, Executive Producer
  • Atlanta
  • FX Networks
  • FX Productions

Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Donald Glover, Written by
  • Atlanta
  • "Alligator Man"
  • FX Networks
  • FX Productions

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Donald Glover, Directed by
  • Atlanta
  • "FUBU"
  • FX Networks
  • FX Productions

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Donald Glover, as Earnest Marks
  • Atlanta
  • FX Networks
  • FX Productions

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - 2017

  • Winner
  • Donald Glover, Directed by
  • Atlanta
  • "B.A.N."
  • FX Networks
  • FX Productions

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - 2017

  • Winner
  • Donald Glover, as Earn Marks
  • Atlanta
  • FX Networks
  • FX Productions

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Donald Glover, Executive Producer
  • Atlanta
  • FX Networks
  • FX Productions

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Donald Glover, Written by
  • Atlanta
  • "B.A.N."
  • FX Networks
  • FX Productions

Photos

  • Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield and Donald Glover at the 70th Emmys Governors Ball.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Donald Glover accepts an award at the 69th Emmy Awards.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
    2 of 5 Photos
  • Donald Glover accepts an award at the 69th Emmy Awards.
    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Donald Glover and Mandy Moore at the 69th Emmys Governors Ball. 

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
    4 of 5 Photos
  • Donald Glover accepts an award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
    5 of 5 Photos

News

May 03, 2018