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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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"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.
Science, Religion and Star Trek: Bill Nye and Levar Burton Answer Social Media Questions
02:39 — Bill Nye and Levar Burton answer questions on science, religion and "Star Trek" delivered via social media questions.
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…)

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Tue Sep 27 11:00am
Star Trek: The Next GenerationQ Who?(Season 2, Episode 16) BBC

Picard's archnemesis Q (John de Lancie) tosses the Enterprise into a deadly battle with the Borg, whose collective mind overpowers the starship's defenses. Patrick Stewart. Chief O'Brien: Colm Meaney. Data: Brent Spiner. Riker: Jonathan Frakes.

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Tue Sep 27 12:00pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationThe Samaritan Snare(Season 2, Episode 17) BBC

After Picard is taken to Starbase Scylla 515 for a heart operation, the Enterprise answers a call from a vessel crewed by Pakleds, who take Geordi hostage. Grebnedlog: Christopher Collins. Sonya: Lycia Naff. Reginod: Leslie Morris. Geordi: LeVar Burton.

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Tue Sep 27 1:00pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationUp the Long Ladder(Season 2, Episode 18) BBC

The Enterprise encounters two cultures: the Bringloidis, descendants of colonists from Earth; and the Mariposans, clones who desperately need genetic material. Danilo: Barrie Ingham. Brenna: Rosalyn Landor. Granger: Jon De Vries. Picard: Patrick Stewart.

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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…

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  • 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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