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LeVar Burton

LeVar Burton was born on February 16, 1957 in Landstuhl, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr. He is an actor and director, known for Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Generations (1994) and Star Trek: Insurrection (1998). He has been married to Stephanie Cozart Burton since October 3, 1992. They have one ...

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Feb 16, 1957 In Landstuhl, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Mornings on IMC
Latest Project:
Movie Crossing Over: How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation 2018-02-08

Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 21 wins & 27 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Star Trek: Insurrection
Poster of Star Trek: First Contact
Poster of Star Trek: Generations
Poster of Roots
Series On the Verge Unknown 2019
Series Fresh Hell Unknown 2019
Movie Crossing Over: How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation Himself 2018-02-08
Movie Last of the Showmen Himself 2018
Series WGN Morning News Unknown 2017
Series OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes Unknown 2017
Series The Talk Unknown 2017
Movie Ubisoft E3 2016 Conference Unknown 2016
Series Roots Unknown 2016-05-30
Series Executive Perspectives Live Unknown 2016
Series Transformers: Rescue Bots Unknown 2015
Movie Kickstarted Himself 2015
Series The Seventies Unknown 2015-06-11
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 2015
Series Miles from Tomorrowland Unknown 2015-02-06
Series Sidewalks Entertainment Unknown 2015
Series The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Unknown 2015-01-19
Movie Practice Makes Perfect Unknown 2015
Movie Call to Adventure Unknown 2015
Movie The 2nd Annual Geekie Awards Unknown 2014
Movie Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Privilege of Rank: Making Chain of Command Unknown 2014
Movie Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Sky's the Limit - The Eclipse of Star Trek: The Next Generation Unknown 2014
Movie Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Unknown Possibilities of Existence: Making All Good Things... Unknown 2014
Movie Beyond the Five Year Mission: The Evolution of Star Trek - The Next Generation Himself 2014-06-24
Movie Reading Rainbow's New Theme Song with LeVar Burton None 2014-06-03
Series HuffPost Live Conversations Unknown 2014-05-26
Series Scorpion Unknown 2014-09-22
Movie Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff Geordi La Forge 2014-04-10
Series NCIS: New Orleans Unknown 2014-09-23
Movie Lennon or McCartney Unknown 2014-12-12
Movie Resistance Is Futile: Assimilating Star Trek -The Next Generation Unknown 2013
Movie Top 10 Most Corrosive Places Unknown 2013
Movie Star Trek: From One Generation to the Next Unknown 2013
Movie Star Trek: The Next Generation - Regeneration: Engaging the Borg Himself 2013-04-25
Movie Relativity: The Family Saga of Star Trek - The Next Generation None 2013-07-30
Series Good Day L.A. Unknown 2013
Movie Requiem - A Remembrance of Star Trek: The Next Generation Himself 2013-11-19
Movie Corrosion Comprehension: Specifically Ceramics Unknown 2012
Movie Reunification: 25 Years After Star Trek - The Next Generation Himself 2012-12-04
Movie Reading Rainbow Collectors Edition Unknown 2012
Series Melissa Harris-Perry Unknown 2012
Movie Stardate Revisited: The Origin of Star Trek - The Next Generation Himself 2012-07-23
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Series Perception Unknown 2012-07-09
Movie Reading Rainbow Video Field Trips Himself - Host 2012-06-12
Series Home & Family Unknown 2012-10-01
Series Marie Unknown 2012-10-01
Movie Making It So: Continuing Star Trek - The Next Generation Unknown 2012
Movie Rise of the Zombies Dr. Dan Halpern 2012-10-27
Series Shatner's Raw Nerve Unknown 2011
Series Face Off Unknown 2011-01-26
Movie An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Chaka Khan Himself 2011-01-29
Movie Your Powers Combined: The Story of Captain Planet Himself 2011-04-19
Series Smosh Unknown 2011
Series Adventure Time Unknown 2010-04-05
Movie The Jensen Project Unknown 2010
Movie Corrosion Comprehension: Portraying Polymers Unknown 2010
Movie For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots None 2010-02-01
Movie Star Trek Online Unknown 2010-02-02
Series Life After Unknown 2009
Movie Taken in Broad Daylight Mike Timbrook 2009-02-15
Series Watch What Happens: Live Unknown 2009-06-16
Movie Reach for Me Nurse Nathaniel 2009-04-05
Series The Super Hero Squad Show Unknown 2009-09-14
Series Community Unknown 2009-09-17
Movie Superman/Batman: Public Enemies Black Lightning 2009-09-29
Series Red Carpet Report Unknown 2009-09-26
Series Kevin Pollak's Chat Show Unknown 2009-03-22
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie Corrosion Comprehension: Combating the Pervasive Menace Unknown 2009
Movie The BackStage Pass Unknown 2009
Movie Simple Wishes Narrator 2009-02-01
Movie Science Trek Unknown 2009
Series Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Series Pioneers of Television Unknown 2008-01-02
Movie Rwanda Rising John Bosco Bisimana 2007-02-08
Movie The 5th Annual TV Land Awards Unknown 2007
Movie The 9th Annual Family Television Awards Himself 2007
Series Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Unknown 2007-02-11
Movie The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2007-09-16
Movie Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust None 2007-12-25
Movie Roots Remembered Himself 2007-10-22
Movie The People's President Unknown 2006
Series The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases Unknown 2006
Series The Big Bang Theory Unknown 2006-05-01
Movie Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool Unknown 2005-06-01
Series Miracle's Boys Unknown 2005
Movie How William Shatner Changed the World Unknown 2005-11-13
Series Hell's Kitchen Unknown 2005-05-30
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Series The Interviews: An Oral History of Television Unknown 2004
Series The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments Unknown 2004
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie The N Word Himself 2004-06-26
Series The Soup Unknown 2004-07-30
Series This Week in Tech Unknown 2004-01-17
Movie Emmy's Greatest Moments Himself 2004-09-15
Movie The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Himself - Winner 2003-05-23
Series Tinseltown TV Unknown 2003-08-02
Movie Blizzard Unknown 2003-12-24
Movie Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '03 Unknown 2003-04-12
Series Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
Series World Poker Tour Unknown 2003-03-30
Series Mornings on IMC Unknown 2003
Movie Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television Himself 2002-02-01
Movie Remembering 'Roots' Himself - 'Kunta Kinte' 2002-01-15
Movie Roots: Celebrating 25 Years Himself - Host 2002-01-18
Movie The 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Himself - Winner 2002-05-17
Movie Star Trek: Nemesis Geordi La Forge 2002-12-13
Movie Trekkies Unknown 2002-11-08
Series Boomtown Unknown 2002-09-29
Movie The Warp Factory Unknown 2001
Series Star Trek: Enterprise Unknown 2001-09-26
Movie Ali Unknown 2001-12-25
Series Weakest Link Unknown 2001-04-16
Series Weekend Today Unknown 2001
Movie 70th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Himself 2001-11-25
Series Soul Food Unknown 2000-06-28
Movie Dancing in September Himself 2000-02-24
Movie 30th NAACP Image Awards Himself 1999-03-04
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Smart House Unknown 1999
Movie Our Friend, Martin Martin at Age 26 1999
Movie Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1999
Movie Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments Unknown 1999
Series Becker Unknown 1998-11-02
Movie Star Trek: The Experience - The Klingon Encounter Lt. Commander La Forge 1998-01-04
Movie Star Trek: Insurrection Geordi 1998-12-11
Movie The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1998
Movie 29th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1998
Series Charmed Unknown 1998-10-07
Movie The Tiger Woods Story Unknown 1998
Movie 28th NAACP Image Awards Himself 1997-02-08
Movie 50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Golden Anniversary Himself 1997-04-08
Movie Star Trek: Generations Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge 1997
Movie 3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Himself 1997-02-22
Movie Yesterday's Target Winstrom 1996-04-28
Movie 27th NAACP Image Awards Himself 1996-04-01
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond Himself 1996-10-06
Series Larry King Live Unknown 1996
Movie Star Trek: First Contact Geordi 1996-11-22
Series The O'Reilly Factor Unknown 1996-10-07
Movie The 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1996-09-08
Series Deadly Games Unknown 1995-09-05
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown 1995-03-26
Series Star Trek: Voyager Unknown 1995-01-16
Series JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
Movie Gargoyles Unknown 1995
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Movie Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Final Unity Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1995
Movie Parallel Lives Dr. Franklin Carter 1994-08-14
Movie Comic Relief VI Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge 1994-01-15
Movie Ebony's 15th Annual Black Achievement Awards Himself - Presenter 1994-04-23
Series Gargoyles Unknown 1994-10-24
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Movie Star Trek: Generations Geordi 1994-11-18
Movie Journey's End: The Saga of Star Trek - The Next Generation Unknown 1994
Series Christy Unknown 1994
Movie The Poetry Hall of Fame Himself 1993
Movie Firestorm: 72 Hours in Oakland Fire Chief J. Allan Mather 1993-02-07
Movie The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Himself - Winner 1993-05-26
Series Politically Incorrect Unknown 1993-07-25
Series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Unknown 1993-01-03
Series Batman: The Animated Series Unknown 1992-09-05
Series Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Unknown 1992
Series Ebony/Jet Showcase Unknown 1991
Movie Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special Unknown 1991
Series Captain Planet and the Planeteers Unknown 1990-09-10
Movie The 11th Annual Black Achievement Awards Himself 1990-01-07
Series The Pat Sajak Show Unknown 1989-01-09
Series The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 1989-01-03
Movie Living the Dream: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Himself 1988-01-01
Movie 20th NAACP Image Awards Himself - Presenter 1988-01-01
Movie Roots: The Gift Kunta Kinte 1988-12-11
Movie 19th Annual NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1987
Movie A Special Friendship Unknown 1987
Series Hour Magazine Unknown 1987
Series Houston Knights Unknown 1987-03-11
Movie Farm Aid '87 Himself 1987-09-19
Series Star Trek: The Next Generation Unknown 1987-09-26
Movie Cameo: Word Up! Unknown 1986
Series The CBS Morning News Unknown 1986
Movie Liberty Robert Johnson 1986-06-23
Movie The Supernaturals Pvt. Michael Osgood 1986-06-01
Series The Star Games Unknown 1985
Series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Unknown 1985
Movie The Midnight Hour Vinnie Davis 1985-11-01
Movie And the Children Shall Lead Glenn Scott 1985-01-14
Series Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
Movie A Celebration of Life: A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. Himself 1984-01-15
Movie The Jesse Owens Story Professor Preston 1984-07-09
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Booker Unknown 1984
Series Sally Jessy Raphael Unknown 1983-10-17
Series Reading Rainbow Unknown 1983-06-06
Movie Emergency Room Unknown 1983
Series Tom Cottle: Up Close Unknown 1982-09-27
Movie I Love Liberty Himself 1982-03-21
Movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones Unknown 1982-01-05
Movie Grambling's White Tiger Unknown 1981
Movie The Acorn People Rodney 1981-03-02
Movie The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1981-09-13
Series The Alan Thicke Show Unknown 1981
Movie The Hunter Tommy Price 1980-08-01
Series The John Davidson Show Unknown 1980-06-30
Series Lou Rawls Parade of Stars Unknown 1980-05-31
Movie Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 4 Unknown 1979-10-20
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1979-09-23
Movie All-Star Salute to Pearl Bailey Unknown 1979
Series The American Sportsman Unknown 1979
Movie Dummy Donald Lang 1979-05-27
Movie The Muppets Go Hollywood Unknown 1979-05-16
Movie One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story Ron LeFlore 1978-09-26
Movie Battle of the Network Stars V Himself - CBS Team 1978-11-18
Movie Mickey's 50 Unknown 1978
Movie Roots: One Year Later Unknown 1978
Movie Battered Unknown 1978
Movie Looking for Mr. Goodbar Cap Jackson 1978-03-13
Movie One In A Million: 1978 Full Feature Ron LeFlore 1978-09-01
Movie The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1978-09-17
Movie The Paul Lynde Comedy Hour Unknown 1977
Movie Battle of the Network Stars II Himself - ABC Team 1977-02-28
Movie The 3rd Annual People's Choice Awards Himself - Accepting Special Award to Roots 1977-02-10
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1977
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-05-05
Series Fantasy Island Unknown 1977-01-14
Movie US Against the World Himself 1977-09-07
Series Roots Unknown 1977
Movie Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 2 Himself 1977-11-20
Movie Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid Billy Peoples 1977-09-12
Series The Alan Hamel Show Unknown 1976-09-20
Movie Almos' a Man Unknown 1976
Series Rebop Unknown 1976
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Series Nova Unknown 1974-03-03
Series The $10,000 Pyramid Unknown 1973
Series The Hollywood Squares Unknown 1966-10-17
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11