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LeVar Burton

Birth Name: Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr.

Birth Place: Landstuhl, West Germany

Birthday: February 16, 1957, Aquarius

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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Levar Burton Reads A Story To HuffPost Live
Levar Burton, promoting 'Reading Rainbow', stops by the HuffPost Live offices to read a story.
Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton
Full Segment: Thirty years after its inception, 'Reading Rainbow' has reemerged. Through the care of LeVar Burton, it now has a successful reading app (more…)
LeVar Burton Needs $1 Million To Revive 'Reading Rainbow'
I'll see you next time, LeVar Burton promised at the end of every Reading Rainbow episode. Now, he needs your help to ensure there will be a next time (more…)
Little Dancing Man
00:41 — Rave reviews for the movie "Little Dancing Man".

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Thu Nov 26 9:00pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationToo Short a Season(Season 1, Episode 16) BBC

The Enterprise transports Adm. Mark Jameson (Clayton Rohner), a renowned but ailing negotiator, to Mordan IV to mediate in a hostage crisis instigated by that planet's governor (Michael Pataki). Anne: Marsha Hunt. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Crusher: Gates Mc (more…)

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Thu Nov 26 10:00pm
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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Thu Nov 26 11:00pm
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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Robin Williams
Top Videos: The Best of Robin Williams’ Standup

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

Seth McFarlane
Seth MacFarlane Promises to Match Reading Rainbow Donations

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

Levar Burton
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…

Nathan Fillion
Nathan Fillion to Guest-Star on Community

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

Giancarlo Esposito
Community Recap: Giancarlo Esposito Makes Pierce Likeable

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

LeVar Burton
LeVar Burton Bringing Back Reading Rainbow — With an App

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


  • Birth Name: Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr.
  • Birth Place: Landstuhl, West Germany
  • Birthday: February 16, 1957, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor, TV host, Producer, Director

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