Donald Glover | Creator, Writer, Director, Music Producer | Atlanta on FX
Creator / Executive Producer / Writer / Director
Donald Glover is an award-winning actor, producer, director, comedian, writer and GRAMMY®-winning artist.
Glover recently wrapped production on FX’s critically acclaimed and award-winning comedy series Atlanta, which he created and stars in.
Recently, it was announced that Glover landed an overall deal with Amazon Studios.
In film, Glover wrote, produced and starred in his short film Guava Island opposite Rihanna and Letitia Wright. The film debuted at Coachella 2019 to rave reviews. He was heard as “Simba” in Jon Favreau’s hit remake of Disney’s The Lion King opposite Beyoncé. Other film credits include Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming, Ridley Scott’s The Martian opposite Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain, Magic Mike XXL alongside Channing Tatum, 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, Disney’s Solo: A Star Wars Story, Maggie Carey’s The To-Do List opposite Aubrey Plaza and Bill Hader and James Bobin’s The Muppets.
On television, Glover starred for four 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 GRAMMY-winning artist, Glover is known 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. His third album, Awaken, My Love!, released in December 2016, debuted number one on the R&B Albums Chart and received five GRAMMY nominations. His most recent single “This Is America” was named one of the best songs of 2018 by Billboard, Rolling Stone, NPR, Esquire, NME, Consequence of Sound and more. The song went on to win four GRAMMYs in February 2019 for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap/Sung Performance and Best Music Video.