LeVar Burton

  • Birth Name: Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr.
  • Birth Place: Landstuhl, West Germany
  • Profession: Actor, TV host, Producer, Director
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LeVar Burton Will Co-Executive-Produce the Roots Reboot

Roots is getting back to its, uh, roots, by naming original cast member LeVar Burton as a co-executive producer for the new televised miniseries, according to TVLine. The new version of Roots will take more material from Alex Haley's 1976 novel Roots… Read more

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Seth MacFarlane Promises to Match Reading Rainbow Donations

The Reading Rainbow Kickstarter just got a little bit brighter, thanks to Seth MacFarlane.

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LeVar Burton Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Revive Reading Rainbow

LeVar Burton has launched a Kickstarter campaign to make Reading Rainbow a web series. "Ever since R…

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Nathan Fillion to Guest-Star on Community

Pop-POP! Nathan Fillion will guest-star on Community's upcoming fifth season, Deadlinereports.

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LeVar Burton Bringing Back Reading Rainbow — With an App

LeVar Burton is resurrecting Reading Rainbow for yet another generation — by releasing an app. Burto…

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LeVar Burton: The Most Inappropriate Children’s Books
01:06 — LeVar Burton and “Reading Rainbow” have broken crowdfunding efforts, and we ask the reading expert what books you DON’T want your kids to read.
"No Child Left Behind" and George Bush Blamed for Cancellation of "Reading Rainbow"
01:02 — LeVar Burton tells Larry King why he feels that "no child left behind" and George Bush are to blame for the cancellation of "Reading Rainbow."
JJ Abrams' "Star Trek" Doesn't Allow for Our Presence Says Levar Burton
00:34 — Levar Burton tells Larry King that the new "Star Trek" films by JJ Abrams don't allow for "Next Generation" star appearances.
‘Reading Rainbow’ Kickstarter at $4.6M!
01:19 — LeVar Burton’s quest to get kids reading has reached the digital age, with the new “Reading Rainbow” app! The Kickstarter that asked for only $1 milli (more…)

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Wed Mar 20 5:00am
Star Trek: The Next GenerationWhere Silence Has Lease(Season 2, Episode 2) BBC

En route to the Morgana Quadrant, the Enterprise is trapped in a void, where the crew discovers a deserted spacecraft. Nagilum: Earl Boen. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Troi: Marina Sirtis. Data: Brent Spiner. La Forge: LeVar Burton.

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Wed Mar 20 6:00am
Star Trek: The Next GenerationElementary, Dear Data(Season 2, Episode 3) BBC

When the crew gets a few days off, Geordi plans a diversion for himself and Data on the holodeck---they play Holmes and Watson in Victorian England. Data: Brent Spiner. Moriarty: Daniel Davis. Lestrade: Alan Shearman. Pulaski: Diana Muldaur.

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Wed Mar 20 7:00am
Star Trek: The Next GenerationThe Outrageous Okona(Season 2, Episode 4) BBC

The crew hosts the captain of a disabled ship, who's accused of jewel theft; meanwhile, Data tries to understand humor. Comic: Joe Piscopo. Okona: William O. Campbell. Debin: Douglas Rowe. Kushell: Albert Stratton.

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