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Donald Glover: Master of all Trades

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Donald Glover at "The Martian" World Premiere.

(NASA/Bill Ingalls)

(NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Donald Glover at "The Martian" World Premiere.


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Donald Glover is a 33 year old musician, actor, writer, and producer. With all of these accomplishments under his belt, he is easily considered as a “Jack of all trades”.

Glover kick started his career at the early age of 23 as a writer for the NBC comedy series 30 Rock. He has received three Writers Guild of America Awards for Best Comedy Series for his contributions to the show.

He later played college student Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom “Community,” in which he received various awards and nominations for his performance in the show.

Glover currently stars in the FX series “Atlanta,” which he also created, stars in, and produces. The show received two Golden Globe Awards, one for best TV musical or comedy and the other for best actor in a TV musical or comedy.

Glover not only stars in television shows, but he also has been cast as the young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming, untitled standalone Han Solo Star Wars movie, and he will appear in “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”

Not only does he excel in writing, acting, and producing, he also has a music career and goes by the stage name “Childish Gambino”.

After several self-released albums and mixtapes, Glover signed to Glassnote Records in 2011. He released his first album, “Camp”, on November 15, 2011. His second studio album, “Because the Internet”, was released on December 10, 2013.

Glover was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2015, Best Rap Album for “Because the Internet” and Best Rap Performance for his single “3005”.

Glover’s third album, “Awaken, My Love!”, which he has dedicated to his daughter, was released on December 2, 2016.

Glover once said,” I am what I am, everything I wanna be.” And for him, everything he is, happens to be fantastic.

 

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Donald Glover: Master of all Trades