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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Star Trek Online - LeVar Burton Interview
06:24 — Starting this week, captains can experience a new Star Trek: The Next Generation-themed featured episode titled “Beyond the Nexus” in the free-to-play (more…)
Week 7: Cowboys at Eagles Game Highlights 2013
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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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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…)

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Star Trek: The Next GenerationThine Own Self(Season 7, Episode 16) BBC

Data (Brent Spiner) finds himself stranded on a planet with a preindustrial society---with no memory of who he is or how he got there. Meanwhile, Troi takes the Bridge Officer's test. Talur: Ronnie Claire Edwards. Gia: Kimberly Cullum. Kura: Michael G. Hag (more…)

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Sun Sep 24 2:00pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationMasks(Season 7, Episode 17) BBC

After the Enterprise encounters a mysterious comet, Data (Brent Spiner) exhibits multiple personalities---and the ship is transformed into an ancient city. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Troi: Marina Sirtis. La Forge: LeVar Burton. Worf: Michael Dorn. Riker: Jon (more…)

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Sun Sep 24 3:00pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationEye of the Beholder(Season 7, Episode 18) BBC

During the investigation of a crew member's suicide, Troi and Worf (Marina Sirtis, Michael Dorn) find their relationship taking a romantic turn. Pierce: Mark Rolston. Lt. Nara: Nancy Harewood. Calloway: Johanna McCloy. Riker: Jonathan Frakes.

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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