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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We Celebrate MLK Day and Take a Look Back at Actors Who Have Portrayed Martin Luther King Jr.
01:49 — Anthony Mackie, Jaleel White and Levar Burton are just a hand full of those who've portrayed the activist.
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Roots: Cultural Connector
01:32 — Go behind-the-scenes and find out more about the highly anticipated miniseries.
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11:22 — Tairy Greene stars in Little Dancin' Man, not to be confused with Little Danson Man. (Guest starring: LeVar Burton, Peter Cetera, David Cross, Ted Dan (more…)

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Star Trek Generations STZEN

Captain Picard teams up with the long-presumed dead Captain Kirk to thwart the plans of a mad scientist obsessed with entering an energy ribbon.

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Star Trek: Nemesis MOMAX

Captain Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise discover a Romulan political leader is trying to bring down the Federation in the 10th installment in the film series.

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Star Trek Generations STZEN

Captain Picard teams up with the long-presumed dead Captain Kirk to thwart the plans of a mad scientist obsessed with entering an energy ribbon.

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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

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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