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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:
57
First Appeared:
In the series Roots 1977-01-23
Latest Project:
Movie Brentwood 2018-08-02
Known For
Poster of School of the Future
Poster of Transformers: Rescue Bots
Poster of Roots

LeVar Burton Movies Filmography

Movie
Brentwood
LeVar Burton 2018-08-02
Series
Explained
Narrator - Himself 2018-05-23
Movie
School of the Future
2016-09-14
Movie
Lennon or McCartney
Himself 2014-12-12
Movie
Rise of the Zombies
Dr. Dan Halpern 2012-10-27
Series
Perception
Paul Haley 2012-07-09
Series
Transformers: Rescue Bots
Doc Green (voice) 2012-02-18
Movie
The Jensen Project
Kendrick 2010-07-16
Movie
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
Black Lightning (voice) 2009-09-29
Series
Community
Himself 2009-09-17
Movie
Taken in Broad Daylight
Mike Timbrook 2009-02-15
Movie
Reach for Me
Nathanial 2008-10-01
Series
The Big Bang Theory
Himself 2007-09-24
Movie
40 Years of Star Trek
Himself 2006-01-01
Movie
Blizzard
Night Watchman Elf (uncredited) 2003-05-15
Series
World Poker Tour
Unknown 2003-03-30
Movie
Star Trek: Nemesis
Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 2002-12-13
Movie
Ali
Martin Luther King, Jr. 2001-12-11
Series
Family Guy
Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie
Our Friend, Martin
Martin at Age 26 (voice) (as Levar Burton) 1999-01-12
Movie
Star Trek: Insurrection
Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1998-12-11
Movie
Trekkies
Himself 1997-10-18
Movie
Star Trek: First Contact
Commander Geordi La Forge 1996-11-22
Movie
Yesterday's Target
Winstrom 1996-04-22
Series
MADtv
Unknown 1995-10-14
Series
Deadly Games
Mr. Metcalf 1995-09-05
Series
Star Trek: Voyager
Captain Geordi La Forge 1995-01-16
Movie
Journey's End: The Saga of Star Trek - The Next Generation
Himself 1994-05-21
Series
Gargoyles
Unknown 1994-10-24
Movie
Star Trek: Generations
Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1994-11-18
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 25th Anniversary Special
Himself 1991-09-28
Series
Captain Planet and the Planeteers
Kwame 1990-09-15
Movie
Central Park
Himself 1989-04-01
Movie
Roots: The Gift
Kunta Kinte 1988-12-11
Movie
The Star Trek Saga: From One Generation To The Next
Himself 1988-10-03
Series
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Geordi La Forge 1987-09-28
Movie
A Special Friendship
Ben Sumner 1987-03-31
Series
Houston Knights
Jason Evans 1987-03-11
Movie
The Supernaturals
Pvt. Michael Osgood 1986-05-09
Movie
The Midnight Hour
Vinnie Davis 1985-11-01
Movie
And the Children Shall Lead
Glenn Scott 1985-01-01
Movie
The Jesse Owens Story
Professor Preston 1984-07-09
Movie
Booker
Davis 1984-10-01
Series
Murder, She Wrote
Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie
Grambling's White Tiger
Charles 'Tank' Smith 1981-10-04
Movie
The Hunter
Tommy Price 1980-08-01
Series
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones
Richard Jefferson 1980-04-15
Series
Trapper John, M.D.
Unknown 1979-09-23
Movie
Dummy
Donald Lang 1979-05-27
Movie
Mickey's 50
Himself 1978-11-19
Movie
One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story
Ron LeFlore 1978-09-26
Movie
Battered
Andrew Sinclair 1978-09-26
Movie
Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Cap Jackson 1977-10-19
Series
The Love Boat
Darnell Hall 1977-09-24
Series
Roots
Kunta Kinte 1977-01-23