LeVar Burton

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  • 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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Roots: Cultural Connector
01:32 — Go behind-the-scenes and find out more about the highly anticipated miniseries.
Roots: Empowerment
01:32 — Watch an exclusive trailer for the epic 4-part miniseries.
LeVar Burton: Rachel Dolezal Does Not Get a Pass!
00:57 — Our photog caught up with LeVar Burton and asked him what his thoughts were on the whole Rachel Dolezal scandal? LeVar doesn’t hold back and even brin (more…)
The Face of 'Reading Rainbow' On US Education
04:36 — Levar Burton, the face of "Reading Rainbow and co-executive producer of the "Roots" reboot, speaks to Rev. Al Sharpton about how he advised his son on (more…)

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Star Trek: The Next Generation11001001(Season 1, Episode 15) BBC

When the computer indicates a pending disaster, the crew evacuates, unaware that members of a computer-dependent species have sabotaged the ship. One Zero: Alexandra Johnson. Zero One: Katy Boyer. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Data: Bren (more…)

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Wed Dec 13 5:00am
Star Trek: The Next GenerationWhen the Bough Breaks(Season 1, Episode 17) BBC

The advanced but sterile race of Aldea decide to remedy their plight by kidnapping children from the Enterprise, including Wesley (Wil Wheaton). Radue: Jerry Hardin. Rashella: Brenda Strong. Melian: Paul Lambert. Duana: Ivy Bethune. Katie: Jandi Swanson. P (more…)

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Star Trek: The Next GenerationHome Soil(Season 1, Episode 18) BBC

While visiting Velara III, where terraformers labor to make the planet more inhabitable, the crew is mystified by a bizarre accident that claims the life of one of the workers. Kurt Mandl: Walter Gotell. Louisa Kim: Elizabeth Lindsey. Bjorn Benson: Gerard (more…)

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This week, the world mourned the loss of comedic genius Robin Williams, who committed suicide on Mon…

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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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Community Recap: Giancarlo Esposito Makes Pierce Likeable

Nothing says Halloween more than Valentine's Day and daddy issues, right? Well, maybe not, but Commu…

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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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  • Birth Name: Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr.
  • Birth Place: Landstuhl, West Germany
  • Profession: Actor, TV host, Producer, Director

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