LeVar Burton


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  • Birth Name: Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr.
  • Birth Place: Landstuhl, West Germany
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/16/1957, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor; TV host; producer; director
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VIDEO: Charmed: Season 8: The Torn Identity

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Charmed: Season 8: The Torn Identity
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Length: 40:47
Aired: 4/23/2006

Coop tries to hook up Phoebe with someone else but realizes he loves her. Piper tracks down killer demons. watch

Nathan Fillion to Guest-Star on Community


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 Community has never been one to conform. On Thursday's episode "Paranormal Parentage," the latest addition to the show's beloved lineage of Halloween episodes, the study group ventures to their scariest locale yet — Hawthorne Manor. So to paraphrase Jeff, what in the Scooby-Doo happened...read more


COMMUNITY's Yvette Nicole Brown gives a great tease
After Show: The Golden Age of TV
The Hunter
Grambling's White Tiger

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2012 Oprah and the Legendary Cast of 'Roots' 35 Years Later TV Show Series, Guest
2012 Perception TV Show Series, Actor - Paul Haley
2011 MLK TV Show Series, Host
2011 Transformers Rescue Bots TV Show Series, Voice - Doc Green
2007 TV Land Awards TV Show Series, Appearing

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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.

Burton, executive producer and host of the program that ran on PBS for 26 years until 2009, is creating a mobile application through his site RRKidz, which he started in September.

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Keck's Exclusives: First Look: Roots Reunion on OWN

For the first time ever, Oprah Winfrey conducts an interview inside her lavish Montecito, California, estate in celebration of the 35th anniversary of Roots, the 1977 Emmy-winning ABC miniseries that exposed the horrors of slavery and triumphs of its survivors.

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Yvette Nicole Brown: LeVar Burton Will Have Some of the Funniest Scenes in Community History

Between the paintball episode and Ken Jeong's crazy one-liners, there have been some seriously hilarious scenes on Community. But Yvette Nicole Brown, who plays Shirley on the NBC sitcom, tells TVGuide.com: "The scenes that [LeVar Burton] is in and the cast member he has the scenes with — it is some of the funniest stuff I've seen on Community."

Plus, see what Brown had to say about a visual in tonight's "Advanced Dungeons & Dragons" episode that will haunt you for life.

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VIDEO: Community's Gillian Jacobs Previews "Epic" Valentine's Day Episode

If there's one thing the Community gang is not good at, it's romance. And with the show's Valentine's Day episode around the corner, things are only going to get worse. "Things are going to go wrong, and comically so," star Gillian Jacobs tells TVGuide.com.

Plus: Get the details on an upcoming appearance by LeVar Burton and an episode that will take the study group outside of Greendale.

Watch the full interview in the video after the jump.

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Roots Producer David Wolper Dies at 82

David Wolper, producer of the celebrated miniseries Roots, has died of congestive heart disease and complications of Parkinson's disease, according to The Associated Press. He was 82.

Wolper is perhaps best known for his work on the 1977 ABC miniseries that followed... read more

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