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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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Roots Cultural Connections
01:30 — Forest Whitaker, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Emayatzy Corinealdi, and other members of the cast and creative team share their memories of the original Roots an (more…)
A New Vision for a New Generation
02:03 — Why is the story of Roots still worth exploring? Levar Burton, Anika Noni Rose, Laurence Fishburn, and other members of the cast and creative team dis (more…)
Roots Empowerment Trailer
01:32 — Check out this trailer for HISTORY's "Roots," starring Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anna Paquin, Anika Noni Rose, Forest Whitaker, and Ma (more…)
Transformers Rescue Bots Season 4
Meet the Transformers Rescue Bots! Chase, Heatwave, Blades, and Boulder are given an important mission by Optimus Prime: Protect and learn about manki (more…)

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Sat Apr 30 7:00pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationThe Last Outpost(Season 1, Episode 5) BBC

Picard suspects that the Ferengis are responsible for a sudden energy loss that immobilizes the Enterprise. Letek: Armin Shimerman. Mordoc: Jake Dengel. Kayron: Tracey Walter. Portal: Darryl Henriques. Riker: Jonathan Frakes. Geordi: LeVar Burton. Yar: Den (more…)

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Sat Apr 30 8:00pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationWhere No One Has Gone Before(Season 1, Episode 6) BBC

A glitch in the propulsion system catapults the starship into a galaxy where mental powers become extraordinary, and the crew find that they are what they think. Kosinski: Stanley Kamel. Assistant: Eric Menyuk. Picard: Patrick Stewart. Riker: Jonathan Frak (more…)

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Sat Apr 30 9:00pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationLonely Among Us(Season 1, Episode 7) BBC

While escorting aliens to the planet Parliament, Picard and his crew are enveloped by a cloud that seizes control of their minds and alters their behavior. Singh: Kavi Raz. Dr. Crusher: Gates McFadden. Worf: Michael Dorn. Tasha: Denise Crosby. Troi: Marina (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…

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