Donald Glover stars as “Earnest ‘Earn’ Marks,” a young manager trying to get his cousin’s rap career off the ground.
Glover is an actor, producer, director, award-winning comedian and writer, and Grammy®-nominated artist.
He was recently cast in Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming, which Sony will release in 2017. This past year Glover appeared in Ridley Scott’s The Martian opposite Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain, and in Magic Mike XXL starring alongside Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer and Amber Heard.
Glover’s past films include David Gelb’s The Lazarus Effect opposite Olivia Wilde and Mark Duplass; Miguel Arteta’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; Maggie Carey’s The To Do List opposite Aubrey Plaza and Bill Hader, and James Bobin’s The Muppets. On television, Glover starred for five seasons as “Troy” on NBC’s critically-acclaimed series Community created by Dan Harmon. He has also made guest appearances on Judd Apatow’s HBO series, Girls and on the cult favorite Adult Swim animated series, Adventure Time.
Glover began his comedy career under the mentorship of Tina Fey, writing for the Emmy® award-winning NBC series 30 Rock.
As a musician, Glover is known for his success under the stage name “Childish Gambino.” He released his first album, Camp, in 2011. His second album, Because the Internet, was nominated for two Grammy Awards and generated the hit song “3005.”