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LeVar Burton

Actor | Director | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994) | Reading Rainbow (1983-2015) | Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990-1996)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 21 wins & 27 nominations More »
AKA 
Levar Burton
BORN 
Feb 16, 1957 (age 59)
HEIGHT 
5' 7" (1.70m)

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Past Film & Video (19 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (56 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Transformers: Rescue BotsTransformers: Rescue Bots (TV Series) Doc Greene / Trex / Official #1 / Collider Computer Voice / Dither / Doc Green / Helper Bot (66 episodes, 2011–2016)  Less 2011–2016 66
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  • Primary photo for Miles from TomorrowlandMiles from Tomorrowland (TV Series) Dr. Consilium (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for RootsRoots (TV Mini-series) Co-Executive Producer (4 episodes, 2016), Ephraim (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 4
    • Part 4 (Jun 2, 2016) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Part 3 (Jun 1, 2016) Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Part 2 (May 31, 2016) Co-Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for PerceptionPerception (TV Series) Paul Haley (35 episodes, 2012–2015), Director (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2012–2015 35
    • Run (Mar 17, 2015) Paul Haley (credit only)  Less
    • Romeo (Mar 10, 2015) Paul Haley  Less
    • Mirror (Mar 3, 2015) Paul Haley (credit only)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Big Bang TheoryThe Big Bang Theory (TV Series) LeVar Burton (3 episodes, 2011–2014)  Less 2011–2014 3
  • Primary photo for CommunityCommunity (TV Series) LeVar Burton (2 episodes, 2011–2014), Performer ("Reading Rainbow Theme") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011–2014 2
  • Primary photo for Adventure Time with Finn & JakeAdventure Time with Finn & Jake (TV Series) Bubble (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • BMO Lost (Apr 15, 2013) Bubble (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Jensen ProjectThe Jensen Project (TV Movie) Kendrick  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Super Hero Squad ShowThe Super Hero Squad Show (TV Series) War Machine (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Taken in Broad DaylightTaken in Broad Daylight (TV Movie) Mike Timbrook  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Las VegasLas Vegas (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for CharmedCharmed (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2005–2006)  Less 2005–2006 3
  • Primary photo for Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Vern (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Petarded (Jun 19, 2005) Vern (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for EnterpriseEnterprise (TV Series) Director (9 episodes, 2001–2005)  Less 2001–2005 9
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  • Primary photo for Miracle's BoysMiracle's Boys (TV Mini-series) Director (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for BoomtownBoomtown (TV Series) Marvin Lloyd (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for JAGJAG (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: VoyagerStar Trek: Voyager (TV Series) Director (8 episodes, 1995–2001), Captain Geordi La Forge (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1995–2001 8
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  • Primary photo for Soul FoodSoul Food (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2000–2001)  Less 2000–2001 2
  • Primary photo for BeckerBecker (TV Series) Mr. Haller (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Smart HouseSmart House (TV Movie) Director  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: Deep Space NineStar Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) Director (10 episodes, 1995–1999)  Less 1995–1999 10
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  • Primary photo for The Tiger Woods StoryThe Tiger Woods Story (TV Movie) Director  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Captain Planet and the PlaneteersCaptain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series) Kwame / Reporter / Camera Store Owner / Opening Narrator / Wally (113 episodes, 1990–1996)  Less 1990–1996 113
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  • Primary photo for Yesterday's TargetYesterday's Target (TV Movie) Winstrom  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for GargoylesGargoyles (TV Series) Anansi / Poacher 2 (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Deadly GamesDeadly Games (TV Series) Mr. Metcalf (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Boss (Sep 19, 1995) Mr. Metcalf  Less
  • Primary photo for ChristyChristy (TV Series) Daniel Scott (7 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 7
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  • Primary photo for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every ChildHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) Monk (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Parallel LivesParallel Lives (TV Movie) Dr. Franklin Carter  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: The Next GenerationStar Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge / Lieutenant Geordi La Forge / Dr. John Watson / Lt. Geordi La Forge (176 episodes, 1987–1994), Director (2 episodes, 1993–1994), Performer ("I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General") (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1987–1994 176
    • All Good Things... (May 23, 1994) Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge  Less
    • Preemptive Strike (May 14, 1994) Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge  Less
    • Emergence (May 7, 1994) Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge  Less
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  • Primary photo for Batman: The Animated SeriesBatman: The Animated Series (TV Series) Hayden Sloane / Hatter Hentchman (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • The Worry Men (Sep 16, 1993) Hayden Sloane / Hatter Hentchman (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Firestorm: 72 Hours in OaklandFirestorm: 72 Hours in Oakland (TV Movie) Fire Chief J. Allan Mather  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Roots: The GiftRoots: The Gift (TV Movie) Kunta Kinte  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Houston KnightsHouston Knights (TV Series) Jason Evans (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
    • Bad Girl (Apr 15, 1987) Jason Evans  Less
  • Primary photo for A Special FriendshipA Special Friendship (TV Movie) Ben Sumner  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Reporter Dave Robinson (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for LibertyLiberty (TV Movie) Robert Johnson  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Midnight HourThe Midnight Hour (TV Movie) Vinnie Davis  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for And the Children Shall LeadAnd the Children Shall Lead (TV Movie) Glenn Scott  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for BookerBooker (TV Short) William Davis  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Jesse Owens StoryThe Jesse Owens Story (TV Movie) Professor Preston  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Darnell Hall (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Emergency RoomEmergency Room (TV Movie) Ray Walden  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Edward Ross Jr. (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Trapper John, M.D.Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) Luther Peacock (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Grambling's White TigerGrambling's White Tiger (TV Movie) Charles 'Tank' Smith  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Acorn PeopleThe Acorn People (TV Movie) Rodney  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim JonesGuyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (TV Movie) Richard Jefferson  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for DummyDummy (TV Movie) Donald Lang  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for RebopRebop (TV Series) Host  Less 1976–1979
  • Primary photo for BatteredBattered (TV Movie) Andrew Sinclair  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore StoryOne in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story (TV Movie) Ron LeFlore  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Billy: Portrait of a Street KidBilly: Portrait of a Street Kid (TV Movie) Billy Peoples  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for RootsRoots (TV Mini-series) Kunta Kinte / Toby (4 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 4
    • Part IV (1977) Kunta Kinte / Toby  Less
    • Part III (1977) Kunta Kinte / Toby  Less
    • Part II (1977) Kunta Kinte / Toby  Less
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  • Primary photo for Almos' a ManAlmos' a Man (TV Short) Dave  Less 1976
Self (141 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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