Donald Glover is an actor, comedian and writer. He was born in California on Edwards Air Force Base and moved to Atlanta when he was four. There he studied drama and the process of writing short plays, which he continued to study in New York University’s dramatic writing program at Tisch School of the Arts. Glover also studied improvisation and comedy writing with the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre in New York, where he had the pleasure of performing with the likes of Amy Poehler and Horatio Sanz. He’s performed on “ Late Night with Conan O’Brien” multiple times and was named one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch.”
Glover was hired as a staff writer on the show “30 Rock” while he was still a Resident Assistant at NYU. During his time at “30 Rock,” the show won two Emmy Awards and a Writer’s Guild Award for best comedy. Glover then moved on-camera, starring in the NBC series “Community” with Chevy Chase and Joel McHale. “Mystery Team,” a feature film that Glover co-wrote, produced, scored and starred in, premiered at Sundance in 2009. Donald Glover continues to do stand-up, sketch and improv in Los Angeles and New York.
Donald has also found success performing hip hop music under the pseudonym “Childish Gambino.”