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LeVar Burton

Birth Name: Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr.

Birth Place: Landstuhl, West Germany

Birthday: February 16, 1957, Aquarius

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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Levar Burton Reads A Story To HuffPost Live
Levar Burton, promoting 'Reading Rainbow', stops by the HuffPost Live offices to read a story.
Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton
Full Segment: Thirty years after its inception, 'Reading Rainbow' has reemerged. Through the care of LeVar Burton, it now has a successful reading app (more…)
LeVar Burton Needs $1 Million To Revive 'Reading Rainbow'
I'll see you next time, LeVar Burton promised at the end of every Reading Rainbow episode. Now, he needs your help to ensure there will be a next time (more…)
Little Dancing Man
00:41 — Rave reviews for the movie "Little Dancing Man".

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Sat Nov 28 1:00pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationRemember Me(Season 4, Episode 5) BBC

People aboard the Enterprise are vanishing at an alarming rate, and no one---except Dr. Crusher---has any memory of their existence. Dr. Quaice: Bill Erwin. Traveller: Eric Menyuk. Dr. Crusher: Gates McFadden. Wesley: Wil Wheaton. Picard: Patrick Stewart.

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Sat Nov 28 2:00pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationLegacy(Season 4, Episode 6) BBC

On the planet Turkana Four, birthplace of the late Tasha Yar, two warring factions hinder the Away Team's rescue of a marooned Federation crew. Hayne: Don Mirault. Ishara Yar: Beth Toussaint. Tan Tsu: Vladimir Velasco. Data: Brent Spiner. Picard: Patrick S (more…)

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Sat Nov 28 3:00pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationReunion(Season 4, Episode 7) BBC

K'Mpec (Charles Cooper), the dying Klingon leader, asks Picard to find out which of the two rivals for his position has been poisoning him; and Worf has a reunion with his former mate (Suzie Plakson) and their son (Jon Streuer). Duras: Patrick Massett. Gow (more…)

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Robin Williams
Top Videos: The Best of Robin Williams’ Standup

This week, the world mourned the loss of comedic genius Robin Williams, who committed suicide on Mon…

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…

Nathan Fillion
Nathan Fillion to Guest-Star on Community

Pop-POP! Nathan Fillion will guest-star on Community's upcoming fifth season, Deadlinereports.

Giancarlo Esposito
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…


  • Birth Name: Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr.
  • Birth Place: Landstuhl, West Germany
  • Birthday: February 16, 1957, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor, TV host, Producer, Director

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