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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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Born:
Feb 16, 1957 In Landstuhl - Rhineland-Palatinate - Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
54
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
Filmography
Series Rebop Unknown 2017
Series Roots: The Gift 2017
Pelicula Lennon or McCartney Himself 2014-12-12
Series Transformers: Rescue Bots Unknown 2012-02-18
Series Perception Paul Haley 2012-07-09
Pelicula Rise of the Zombies Dr. Dan Halpern 2012-10-27
Pelicula The Jensen Project Kendrick 2010-07-16
Pelicula Superman/Batman: Enemigos públicos Black Lightning (voice) 2009-09-29
Pelicula Reach for Me Nathanial 2009-04-05
Pelicula 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
Pelicula Star Trek X: Némesis Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 2002-12-13
Pelicula Ali Martin Luther King, Jr. 2001-12-11
Pelicula Our Friend, Martin Martin at Age 26 (voice) (as Levar Burton) 1999-01-12
Series Padre de familia Unknown 1999-01-31
Pelicula Star Trek IX: Insurrección Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1998-12-10
Pelicula Trekkies Himself 1997-10-18
Pelicula Yesterday's Target Winstrom 1996-04-22
Pelicula Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond Himself 1996-10-06
Pelicula 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
Pelicula Star Trek The Next Generation - All Good Things Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1994-05-23
Pelicula Star Trek VII: La próxima generación Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1994-11-17
Series Gárgolas Unknown 1994-10-24
Pelicula Parallel Lives Dr. Franklin Carter 1994-08-04
Pelicula Firestorm: 72 Hours in Oakland Fire Chief J. Allan Mather 1993-02-07
Pelicula 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
Pelicula 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
Pelicula The Supernaturals Pvt. Michael Osgood 1986-05-09
Pelicula La Noche Del Baile De Medianoche Vinnie Davis 1985-11-01
Series Se ha escrito un crimen Unknown 1984-09-30
Pelicula The Jesse Owens Story Professor Preston 1984-07-09
Pelicula Booker Davis 1984-10-01
Series Reading Rainbow Unknown 1983-06-06
Pelicula The Acorn People Rodney 1981-03-02
Pelicula Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones Richard Jefferson 1980-04-15
Pelicula Cazador a sueldo Tommy Price 1980-08-01
Pelicula Dummy Donald Lang 1979-05-27
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1979-09-23
Pelicula One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story Ron LeFlore 1978-09-26
Pelicula 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
Pelicula Buscando al Sr. Goodbar Cap Jackson 1977-10-19
Series The Captain and Tennille Unknown 1976-09-20