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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Reading Rainbow Collection
In these unedited, original episodes of Reading Rainbow, join LeVar Burton on an educational and entertaining adventure through classic books, video f (more…)
Reading Rainbow Collection
In these unedited, original episodes of Reading Rainbow, join LeVar Burton on an educational and entertaining adventure through classic books, video f (more…)
Week 7: Cowboys at Eagles Game Highlights 2013
12:04 — Week 7: Cowboys at Eagles Game Highlights 2013
Roots: Cultural Connector
01:32 — Go behind-the-scenes and find out more about the highly anticipated miniseries.

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Sun Oct 22 5:00am
Star Trek: VoyagerDreadnought(Season 2, Episode 17) BBC

A weapon designed by the Cardassians but modified by Torres finds its way to the Delta Quadrant and targets a heavily populated planet. Torres: Roxann Biggs-Dawson. Jonas: Raphael Sbarge. Kellan: Dan Kern. Lorrum: Michael Spound. Directed by LeVar Burton.

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Mon Oct 23 9:00am
CharmedThe Torn Identity(Season 8, Episode 18) TNT

Paige and Piper confront a demon who may have answers concerning Leo, but Christy interferes and is injured. Meanwhile, Coop (Victor Webster) continues to work on Phoebe's love problem, while Paige thinks she may love Henry too much.

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Mon Oct 23 6:00pm
Star Trek: VoyagerThe Raven(Season 4, Episode 6) BBC

Seven of Nine escapes from Voyager and discovers a wrecked ship that holds many memories for her. Father: David Anthony Marshall. Mother: Nikki Tyler. Dumah: Mickey Cottrell. Little Girl: Erica Bryan. LeVar Burton directed.

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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…

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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…

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
  • Profession: Actor, TV host, Producer, Director