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.
The Hunter
Steve McQueen's last movie shows the dynamic talent of the late, great actor in one of his most memorable roles: the true story of Ralph "Papa" Thorso (more…)
Trekkies 2
True love for science fiction knows no borders, and now the people who brought us Trekkies return to travel the globe in hopes of finding the world's (more…)

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Star Trek: The Next GenerationComing of Age(Season 1, Episode 19) BBC

Wesley takes the Starfleet Academy entrance exam, while Picard's performance as a commander is evaluated. Remmick: Robert Schenkkan. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Quinn: Ward Costello.

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Star Trek: The Next GenerationHeart of Glory(Season 1, Episode 20) BBC

Worf finds himself torn between two leaders when he learns that fugitive Klingons rescued by the Enterprise are plotting to reestablish their warrior race and want Worf to join their side. K'nera: David Froman. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Riker: Jonathan Frak (more…)

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Star Trek: The Next GenerationThe Arsenal of Freedom(Season 1, Episode 21) BBC

While the crew searches for a missing spacecraft on the planet Minos, site of a lost civilization, Picard and Crusher (Gates McFadden) disappear. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Data: Brent Spiner. Yar: Denise Crosby. La Forge: LeVar Burton. The Peddler: Vincent S (more…)

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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