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Donald Glover is a Actor, Writer, Executive Producer and Original Music Composer American born on 25 september 1983 at Los Angeles (USA)

Donald Glover

Donald Glover
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Birth name Donald McKinley Glover II
Nationality USA
Birth 25 september 1983 (35 years) at Los Angeles (USA)
Awards Writers Guild of America Award

Donald McKinley Glover, Jr.(/ˈɡlʌvər/; born September 25, 1983), also known by his stage name Childish Gambino, is an American rapper, actor, writer, voice actor, comedian, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He first came to attention for his work with Derrick Comedy and subsequently became a writer for the NBC comedy series 30 Rock. He later played college student Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom Community.
After several self-released albums and mixtapes, Glover signed to Glassnote Records in 2011 as Childish Gambino. He released Camp on Glassnote 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 2014, Best Rap Album for Because the Internet and Best Rap Performance for his single "3005".

Biography

Jeunesse et formation
Né le 25 septembre 1983 à la base aérienne Edwards Air Force, fils de Donald Glover Sr., postier, et de Beverly Smith, directrice de centre éducatif, il a un frère, Stephen. Ses parents font partie des témoins de Jéhovah, il passe alors son enfance avec une éducation conforme à ce mouvement chrétien.

En 2006, il est diplômé de l'Université de New-York en dramaturgie.

Depuis son cursus, Glover relève la question du racisme dans la société américaine, en écrivant une pièce de théâtre sous forme de comédie nommée Black Peter Pan où les enfants refusent de partir pour Neverland parce qu'ils ont peur d'un Peter Pan ayant la peau noire.


Révélation comique (2009-2014)

Alors qu'il vit encore dans les dortoirs de l'université, Glover commence à écrire pour la série comique 30 Rock de Tina Fey qui l'a embauché en grande partie pour son talent mais aussi parce que le fond pour la diversité de NBC « l'a rendu libre ».



En 2009, il quitte la série au bout de la saison 3 pour se lancer dans une autre, cette fois en tant qu'acteur. Community connait un succès confidentiel en termes d'audiences mais devient rapidement culte, grâce à une écriture décalée et originale et sa large distribution composée de talents comiques d'horizons divers. Glover s'investit lui-même dans les scénarios, et développe une carrière dans le stand-up.

Début 2018, il évoque les remarques racistes de son collègue sur la série, Chevy Chase telles que « Le public pense que tu es le plus drôle parce que tu es noir ».

Si Chase quitte la série au bout de la troisième saison (début 2012), notamment suite à des difficultés relationnelles avec le créateur Dan Harmon, Glover part seulement au milieu de la cinquième saison (fin 2013). Il enchaîne avec deux apparitions dans la série de HBO, Girls. Mais surtout, il se concentre sur une carrière de rappeur, sous le nom de Childish Gambino.


Blockbusters et Atlanta (depuis 2015)
En 2015, après quelques petits rôles dans des comédies, il perce au cinéma en étant au casting de deux grosses productions, très attendues : tout d'abord le blockbuster de science-fiction Seul sur Mars, de Ridley Scott, puis une suite, Magic Mike XXL, de Gregory Jacobs.

Par ailleurs, si il est longtemps annoncé et soutenu par ses fans pour incarner Miles Morales dans le second reboot de la franchise Spider Man au cinéma, il se contente du doublage du personnage dans la série d'animation Ultimate Spider-Man.

En 2016, alors qu'il sort son quatrième album studio en tant que Childish Gambino, il signe avec la chaîne FX pour développer sa propre série, dont il tiendra aussi le rôle principal. La première saison de Atlanta est acclamé par la critique, et lui permet de revenir frontalement à la question du racisme, qui occupait déjà une partie de son stand-up. Une scène de prison est inspirée du vécu de son frère Stephen arrêté pour détention de drogue.

En 2017, il accepte de développer une série d'animation Deadpool pour la chaîne FX, mais finit part abandonner le projet début 2018. Il se concentre sur le bouclage de la seconde saison de Atlanta, mais surtout sur ses tournages pour le grand écran.

En effet, il enchaîne les tournages de blockbusters : en 2017, il prête ses traits à Aaron Davis / le Rôdeur) pour le blockbuster Spider-Man: Homecoming, de Jon Watts, finalement centré sur une troisième version (rajeunie) de Peter Parker ; en 2018, il prêtera ses traits à une version jeune du mythique Lando Calrissian pour le film préquel Solo: A Star Wars Story, co-réalisé par Ron Howard. Et enfin, en 2019, il doublera Simba pour le remake numérique du classique d'animation éponyme, Le Roi lion, sous la direction de Jon Favreau.

Usually with

Dan Eckman
Dan Eckman
(1 films)
Aubrey Plaza
Aubrey Plaza
(2 films)
Jon Favreau
Jon Favreau
(3 films)
Jon Daly
Jon Daly
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Donald Glover (11 films)

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Actor

Solo: A Star Wars Story, 2h15
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance, Western
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Roles Lando Calrissian
Rating69% 3.496563.496563.496563.496563.49656
L'univers de Star Wars tourne autour des tentatives de séparation d'un groupe favorable à un empire de la République galactique. Pour ce faire, les séparatistes entraînent des dirigeants de la République dans des affaires ingérables grâce aux manigances du Chancelier Suprême Palpatine, qui dit servir la démocratie tout en étant favorable à un empire. Pour maintenir la paix en place, les Jedi combattent les ennemis de la République, mais ceux-ci doivent faire face aux Seigneurs Sith (dont Palpatine est membre, sous le nom de Dark Sidious), tous sont sensibles à la Force, une capacité d'origine physiologique qui permet à leurs détenteurs d'acquérir certains pouvoirs surnaturels.
Spider-Man: Homecoming, 2h13
Directed by Jon Watts
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Zendaya Coleman, Bokeem Woodbine, Michael Keaton
Roles Aaron Davis
Rating74% 3.7486253.7486253.7486253.7486253.748625
À la suite de sa participation à l'affrontement entre Iron Man et Captain America, Peter Parker, un jeune lycéen fréquentant le lycée de Midtown continue à se servir de ses pouvoirs sous le masque de Spider-Man pour lutter contre la criminalité qui ronge la ville de New York, tout en essayant de trouver un équilibre entre sa vie de lycéen, son amour secret pour Liz Allen, son ami Ned Leeds et sa carrière de super-héros masqué. Mais avec la venue d'un nouveau super-vilain nommé le Vautour équipé d'un exosquelette créé à partir de technologie Chitauri (depuis la bataille de New York), Peter devra faire ses preuves en affrontant ce dernier pour prouver à Tony Stark qu'il peut être un membre des Avengers.
Magic Mike XXL, 1h55
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Erotic films, Sexploitation films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Striptease
Actors Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Andie MacDowell, Alex Pettyfer
Roles Andre
Rating56% 2.8067952.8067952.8067952.8067952.806795
Three years after abandoning his life as a stripper, Mike (Channing Tatum) is now running his own furniture business. He receives a call from Tarzan (Kevin Nash) who informs Mike that Dallas is "gone". Believing that his former boss has died, Mike drives to a hotel only to find that his friends, the remaining Kings of Tampa, are enjoying themselves at a pool party. After revealing that Dallas has bailed on them to start a new show in Macau, the Kings let Mike in on their plan: to end their careers on a high note by traveling to Myrtle Beach for a stripping convention. Later, while trying to work, Mike overhears a song he used to strip to and dances. Reinvigorated, Mike decides to join them on their trip.
The Lazarus Effect, 1h23
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Evan Peters, Olivia Wilde, Sarah Bolger, Mark Duplass, Donald Glover, Bruno Gunn
Roles Niko
Rating51% 2.5992152.5992152.5992152.5992152.599215
Medical researchers Frank (Mark Duplass) and his fiancée, Zoe (Olivia Wilde), have developed a serum, code-named "Lazarus". It was intended to assist coma patients but is shown to actually be able to bring the dead back to life.
The Martian, 2h21
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Dans l'espace, Mars in film, Films based on Robinson Crusoe, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Space opera, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Matt Damon, Kate Mara, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Sebastian Stan
Roles Rich Purnell
Rating79% 3.9973153.9973153.9973153.9973153.997315
In the 2030s, the crew of Ares III, a manned mission to Mars, has established a temporary artificial habitat, called the Hab, on Mars, where they are to stay for two months and depart back to Earth in their orbital probe. Eighteen days into the Mars mission, however, a massive Martian storm hits the base and the crew is forced to abandon the planet and launch themselves because of the danger that their escape vehicle will collapse and leave them stranded. While evacuating, astronaut Mark Watney is lost and presumed dead as his biomonitor is damaged. With the lives of her crew at stake, mission commander Melissa Lewis is forced to leave the planet, leaving Watney behind.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, 1h21
Directed by Miguel Arteta
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about education, Films about families, Children's films
Actors Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Coolidge, Bella Thorne, Ed Oxenbould, Megan Mullaly
Roles Greg
Rating62% 3.100013.100013.100013.100013.10001
The film follows the exploits of Alexander Cooper (Ed Oxenbould), an ordinary 11-year-old boy, and his "terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day." He is left out by his family; his older brother, Anthony (Dylan Minnette), his older sister, Emily (Kerris Dorsey), his mother, Kelly (Jennifer Garner), his father, Ben (Steve Carell), and his baby brother, Trevor (Elise/Zoey Vargas), living in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of California.
The To Do List, 1h44
Directed by Maggie Carey
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about virginity
Actors Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Rachel Bilson, Clark Gregg, Johnny Simmons, Scott Porter, Alia Shawkat
Roles Derrick Murphy
Rating57% 2.897882.897882.897882.897882.89788
Brandy Klark (Aubrey Plaza), from Boise, Idaho, is an overachieving but socially awkward teenager who graduates as the valedictorian of her high school in the summer of 1993. After the ceremony, Brandy's two best friends, Wendy (Sarah Steele) and Fiona (Alia Shawkat), take Brandy to a party, where she gets drunk for the first time. At the party, Brandy makes out with a college boy she has a crush on named Rusty Waters. Since the room was dark, he mistook Brandy for someone else and when he realizes who she is, he rejects her. Brandy blames herself for her lack of sexual experiences and resolves to learn all about sex over the summer to prepare for college. She decides that her end-of-summer goal will be to have sex with Rusty to complete her "To Do List".
Shut Up and Play the Hits
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Donald Glover, Aziz Ansari, Stephen Colbert
Roles Himself
Rating73% 3.69533.69533.69533.69533.6953
Le 2 Avril 2011, LCD Soundsystem joue son dernier concert au Madison Square Garden. Retour sur une carrière sans pareil, et sur le portrait intime de James Murphy, à travers les préparatifs de l'événement, et les ramifications personnelles et professionnelles de l'arrêt d'une telle carrière.
The Muppets, 1h38
Directed by James Bobin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Musical films, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones, Zach Galifianakis, Jim Parsons
Roles Junior CDE Executive
Rating70% 3.547443.547443.547443.547443.54744
Brothers Walter and Gary, residents of Smalltown, are fans of the Muppets, having watched The Muppet Show throughout their youth. Now adults, Gary plans a vacation to Los Angeles with his girlfriend, Mary, to celebrate their tenth anniversary, inviting Walter so he can tour the Muppet Studios. Mary feels Gary's devotion to Walter is detracting from their relationship.
Mystery Team, 1h34
Directed by Dan Eckman
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy
Actors Aubrey Plaza, Donald Glover, Dominic Dierkes, Kevin Brown, Ellie Kemper, Matt Walsh
Roles Jason Rogers
Rating67% 3.3979553.3979553.3979553.3979553.397955
The Mystery Team (Donald Glover, DC Pierson, and Dominic Dierkes) began with three children who styled themselves as detectives, solving mostly kid-related mysteries such as missing cats or a lost baseball, but also gaining some local fame. Somehow, the trio have remained as naïve as ever, although they are about to graduate from high school. They have continued the same mindset and antics even though they are teenagers, focusing on children's infractions, although adults (such as their parents) wonder when the teens will grow out of this attitude.

Scriptwriter

Mystery Team, 1h34
Directed by Dan Eckman
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy
Actors Aubrey Plaza, Donald Glover, Dominic Dierkes, Kevin Brown, Ellie Kemper, Matt Walsh
Roles Story
Rating67% 3.3979553.3979553.3979553.3979553.397955
The Mystery Team (Donald Glover, DC Pierson, and Dominic Dierkes) began with three children who styled themselves as detectives, solving mostly kid-related mysteries such as missing cats or a lost baseball, but also gaining some local fame. Somehow, the trio have remained as naïve as ever, although they are about to graduate from high school. They have continued the same mindset and antics even though they are teenagers, focusing on children's infractions, although adults (such as their parents) wonder when the teens will grow out of this attitude.

Producer