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Donald Glover
Donald Glover
Biographical Information

Donald McKinley Glover


September 25, 1983


Edwards Air Force Base, California

Career Information

2002 – present

Donald Glover is an American actor who is set to portray adult Simba in the live-action remake of The Lion King.


Glover was born at Edwards Air Force Base, California, and raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His father, Donald Sr., is a retired postal worker, while his mother, Beverly, is a retired daycare provider. He attended DeKalb School of the Arts, and graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in dramatic writing in 2006.[1]

Glover became a writer for the NBC series 30 Rock in 2006, after being invited to the position by Miner and Tina Fey.[2] Since then, he has starred in numerous films and television shows. He is known for his role as Troy Barnes in the NBC sitcom Community, and for his upcoming role as Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Star Wars film Solo.[3]


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