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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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Behind the Scenes: They Didn’t Come From Chains
02:29 — Take a look behind the scenes of the making of Roots with members of its cast and creative team, and tune in for the premiere this Memorial Day on HIS (more…)
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…)

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Star Trek: The Next GenerationEnsign Ro(Season 5, Episode 3) BBC

During their investigation of a Bajoran terrorist attack on a Federation colony, Picard (Patrick Stewart) and a Bajoran ensign (Michelle Forbes) uncover a conspiracy by a Starfleet officer. Orta: Jeffrey Hayenga. Adm. Kennelly: Cliff Potts. Barber Mot: Ken (more…)

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Thu May 5 11:30am
Star Trek: The Next GenerationSilicon Avatar(Season 5, Episode 4) BBC

The Enterprise comes in contact with a destructive entity that Picard (Patrick Stewart) believes should be communicated with---but a scientist (Ellen Geer) studying it has different plans. Carmen: Susan Diol. Data: Brent Spiner. Worf: Michael Dorn. Dr. Cru (more…)

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Thu May 5 12:30pm
Star Trek: The Next GenerationDisaster(Season 5, Episode 5) BBC

While hosting the winners of a primary-school science contest, the Enterprise is completely disabled by a rare natural phenomenon, leaving Troi (Marina Sirtis) in command on the bridge. Marissa: Erika Flores. Jay Gordon: John Christian Graas. Patterson: Ma (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

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