Famous as :Actor
Birth Name :Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr.
Birth Date :February 16, 1957
Birth Place :Landstuhl, West Germany
Spouse :Stephanie Cozart Burton (make-up artist, since 3-Oct-92)
Claim to fame :As Kunta Kinte in TV series "Roots" (1977)
LeVar Burton reads a children's book filled with profanity for good cause. The "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor and "Reading Rainbow" host took part in a 24-hour Extra Life stream for the podcast Rooster Teeth who raised a total of $442,389 for Children's Miracle Network hospitals with the event....
LeVar Burton's attempt to reboot "Reading Rainbow" has received a lot of support. The actor, who hosted the children's show, launched a Kickstarter campaign on Wednesday, May 28, asking fans to help raise $1 million by July 2 to fund the project. In less than 24 hours, the campaign has garnered more than $1.5 million....
Dr. Sheldon Cooper will dwell deeper in his study of flags in an upcoming episode of "The Big Bang Theory". The episode, which is slated to air in November 8, will be Star Trek-themed because the theoretical physicist is exploring the flags of his beloved entertainment franchise....