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.
Roots: Empowerment
01:32 — Watch an exclusive trailer for the epic 4-part miniseries.
LeVar Burton: Rachel Dolezal Does Not Get a Pass!
00:57 — Our photog caught up with LeVar Burton and asked him what his thoughts were on the whole Rachel Dolezal scandal? LeVar doesn’t hold back and even brin (more…)
The Face of 'Reading Rainbow' On US Education
04:36 — Levar Burton, the face of "Reading Rainbow and co-executive producer of the "Roots" reboot, speaks to Rev. Al Sharpton about how he advised his son on (more…)

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Star Trek: The Next GenerationA Fistful of Datas(Season 6, Episode 8) BBC

A holodeck adventure turns deadly for Worf and Alexander (Brian Bonsall), who find themselves pitted against two Wild West outlaws---both with Data's face and android abilities. Annie: Joy Garrett. Data: Brent Spiner. Troi: Marina Sirtis. Picard: Patrick S (more…)

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Sat Dec 16 4:00am
Star Trek: The Next GenerationShip in a Bottle(Season 6, Episode 12) BBC

The game is afoot when a Sherlock Holmes holodeck adventure goes awry, releasing archnemesis Prof. Moriarty from the realm of computer simulation to reality. Barclay: Dwight Schultz. Countess: Stephanie Beacham.

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Sat Dec 16 5:00am
Star Trek: The Next GenerationEmergence(Season 7, Episode 23) BBC

Mysterious malfunctions in the Enterprise's computer systems lead the crew to the holodeck, where passengers on a train hold the only clues. Conductor: David Huddleston. Engineer: Thomas Kopache. Hayseed: Arlee Reed. Hitman: Vinny Argiro.

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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

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