THE LION KING
DONALD GLOVER (voice of Simba) is an award-winning actor,
comedian and writer, and a GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist.
Glover most recently was seen in FX's critically acclaimed and award-winning
series "Atlanta," which he created and stars in. The first season ranks as the
highest-rated comedy series in FX Networks history. Glover won the 2017 Emmy
outstanding directing for a comedy series as well as outstanding lead actor in a
series. For the second season, Glover was nominated for an Emmy, a Golden Globe
and a Critics' Choice Award. Coming off the success of "Atlanta," Glover has set
overall deal with FX Productions where he will develop new projects for FX
In film, Glover was most recently seen in his short film "Guava Island,"
which he wrote,
produced and starred in opposite Rihanna and Letitia Wright. The film debuted at
Coachella 2019 to rave reviews after months of secrecy about the project's
was later released on Amazon.
On television, Glover starred for four seasons as Troy on NBC's critically
series "Community," created by Dan Harmon. Glover began his comedy career under
the mentorship of Tina Fey, writing for the Emmy Award-winning NBC series "30
As a GRAMMY-winning artist, Glover is known under the stage name Childish
He released his first album, "Camp," in 2011. His second album, "Because the
was nominated for two GRAMMY Awards. His third album, "Awaken My Love!,"
released in December 2016, debuted at No. 1 on the R&B Albums chart and received
five GRAMMY nominations. His single "This Is America" was named one of the best
songs of 2018 by Billboard, Rolling Stone, NPR, Esquire, NME, Consequence of
and more. The song went on to win four GRAMMYs in February 2019 for record of
year, song of the year, best rap/sung performance and best music video.
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