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LeVar Burton

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr. (born February 16, 1957, height 5' 7" (1,70 m)) professionally known as LeVar Burton, is an American actor, director, producer and author who first came to prominence portraying Kunta Kinte in the 1977 award-winning ABC television miniseries Roots, based on the novel by Alex Haley. He is also well known for his portrayal of Geordi La Forge on the syndicated science fiction series Star Trek: The Next Generation and as the host of the PBS children's program Reading Rainbow.

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Feb 16, 1957 In Landstuhl - Rhineland-Palatinate - Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Captain and Tennille 1976-09-20
Latest Project:
Series Roots: The Gift 2017
Known For
Poster of Rebop
Poster of Perception
Poster of Ali
Poster of Reading Rainbow
Series Rebop Unknown 2017
Series Roots: The Gift 2017
Movie Lennon or McCartney Himself 2014-12-12
Series Transformers: Rescue Bots Unknown 2012-02-18
Series Perception Paul Haley 2012-07-09
Movie Rise of the Zombies Dr. Dan Halpern 2012-10-27
Movie The Jensen Project Kendrick 2010-07-16
Movie Superman/Batman: Enemigos públicos Black Lightning (voice) 2009-09-29
Movie Reach for Me Nathanial 2009-04-05
Movie Taken in Broad Daylight Mike Timbrook 2009-02-15
Series Community Himself 2009-09-17
Series The Big Bang Theory Himself 2007-09-24
Series World Poker Tour Unknown 2003-03-30
Series Boomtown Unknown 2002-09-29
Movie Star Trek X: Némesis Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 2002-12-12
Movie Ali Martin Luther King, Jr. 2001-12-11
Movie Our Friend, Martin Martin at Age 26 (voice) (as Levar Burton) 1999-01-12
Series Padre de familia Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Star Trek IX: Insurrección Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1998-12-10
Movie Trekkies Himself 1997-10-18
Movie Yesterday's Target Winstrom 1996-04-22
Movie Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond Himself 1996-10-06
Movie Star Trek VIII: Primer contacto Commander Geordi La Forge 1996-11-21
Series Star Trek: Voyager Unknown 1995-01-16
Series Deadly Games Mr. Metcalf 1995-09-05
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Christy Daniel Scott 1994-04-03
Movie Star Trek The Next Generation - All Good Things Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1994-05-23
Movie Star Trek VII: La próxima generación Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1994-11-17
Series Gárgolas, Héroes Góticos Unknown 1994-10-24
Movie Parallel Lives Dr. Franklin Carter 1994-08-04
Movie Firestorm: 72 Hours in Oakland Fire Chief J. Allan Mather 1993-02-07
Movie Star Trek The Next Generation - The Best of Both Worlds Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1990-06-18
Series Captain Planet and the Planeteers Kwame 1990-09-10
Movie Roots: The Gift Kunta Kinte 1988-12-11
Series Houston Knights Jason Evans 1987-03-11
Series Star Trek: La nueva generación Geordi La Forge 1987-09-28
Movie The Supernaturals Pvt. Michael Osgood 1986-05-09
Movie La Noche Del Baile De Medianoche Vinnie Davis 1985-11-01
Series Se ha escrito un crimen Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie The Jesse Owens Story Professor Preston 1984-07-09
Movie Booker Davis 1984-10-01
Series Reading Rainbow Unknown 1983-06-06
Movie The Acorn People Rodney 1981-03-02
Movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones Richard Jefferson 1980-04-15
Movie Cazador a sueldo Tommy Price 1980-08-01
Movie Dummy Donald Lang 1979-05-27
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1979-09-23
Movie One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story Ron LeFlore 1978-09-26
Movie Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid Billy Peoples 1977-09-12
Series Raíces Kunta Kinte 1977-01-23
Series Vacaciones en El Mar Darnell Hall 1977-09-24
Movie Buscando al Sr. Goodbar Cap Jackson 1977-10-19
Series The Captain and Tennille Unknown 1976-09-20