Childish Gambino Biography (Wikipedia)
Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, singer, rapper, comedian, writer, producer, and director. He performs music under the stage name Childish Gambino and occasionally as a DJ under the name mcDJ.
After working on Derrick Comedy while studying at New York University, Glover was hired at age 23 by Tina Fey as a writer for the NBC sitcom 30 Rock. He later rose to fame for portraying college student Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom Community from 2009 to 2013. Since 2016, Glover stars in the FX series Atlanta, which he created and occasionally directs. For his work on Atlanta, Glover won various accolades, including two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.
In film acting, Glover has appeared in a number of commercially successful films including the supernatural horror The Lazarus Effect (2015), the comedy-drama Magic Mike XXL (2015), science fiction film The Martian (2015), the superhero film Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), where he played Aaron Davis, and the space Western film Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), where he portrayed a young Lando Calrissian. Glover starred in and produced his own short film Guava Island (2019). He also provided the voice of adult Simba in the remake of the Disney film The Lion King (2019).
- "My mum was like, 'this song's good!'" - Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05bvm6f.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05bvm6f.jpg2017-08-08T11:36:00.000ZHis mum's usually unimpressed by his work, so her verdict mattered. Donald tested the track out on a hairdresser in Atlanta too, and her opinion sent him back into the studio.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05bvk28
"My mum was like, 'this song's good!'" - Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover)
- Childish Gambino on Katy Perry's 'botshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01lfpkm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01lfpkm.jpg2013-11-12T12:09:00.000ZChildish Gambino starts to get deep and meaningful with Mistajam.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01lfplh
Childish Gambino on Katy Perry's 'bots
Childish Gambino Tracks