Donald McKinley Glover (born September 25, 1983) is an American rapper, actor, writer, comedian, and producer. Glover first came to attention for his work with Derrick Comedy and for subsequently being a writer for 30 Rock. Today, he is best known for his role as college student Troy Barnes on the NBC comedy series Community and for his rising career as a stand-up comedian and rapper. In 2011, Glover signed to Glassnote Records under the stage name Childish Gambino after releasing several albums and mixtapes himself; his first album for the label, Camp, was released on November 15, 2011. Donald McKinley Glover was born in California, and raised in Georgia. His father is a postal worker and his mother runs a daycare center. His parents were also foster parents and Jehovah's Witnesses. Glover graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in Dramatic Writing in 2006 after attending DeKalb School of the Arts and Lakeside High School.
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