LeVar Burton Awards



  • LeVar Burton
    • 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)

Awards

  • Black Reel Awards

    • 2006
    • Got nomination for Black Reel 
    • Best Director - Television
    • for Miracle's Boys (2005) (TV)
    • shared with Spike Lee; Neema Barnette; Kevin Arkadie
  • Chicago International Children's Film Festival

    • 2004
    • Won Chicago International Children's Film Best of the Fest 
    • Best Director - Television
    • for Blizzard (2003)
    • shared with Spike Lee; Neema Barnette; Kevin Arkadie
  • Daytime Emmy Awards

    • 2005
    • Won Daytime Emmy 
    • Outstanding Children's Series
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett (executive producer); Orly Wiseman, Nicole Silver (supervising producers)
    • 2005
    • Got nomination for Daytime Emmy 
    • Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett (executive producer); Orly Wiseman, Nicole Silver (supervising producers)
    • 2003
    • Won Daytime Emmy 
    • Outstanding Children's Series
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett (executive producer); Orly Wiseman, Nicole Silver (producers)
    • 2003
    • Got nomination for Daytime Emmy 
    • Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett (executive producer); Orly Wiseman, Nicole Silver (producers)
    • 2002
    • Won Daytime Emmy 
    • Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett (executive producer); Orly Wiseman, Nicole Silver (producers)
    • 2002
    • Won Daytime Emmy 
    • Outstanding Children's Series
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett (executive producer); Sudie Anning, Andy Ames (producers)
    • 2001
    • Won Daytime Emmy 
    • Outstanding Children's Series
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett (executive producer); Larry Lancit, Cecily Truett (supervising producers)
    • 2001
    • Won Daytime Emmy 
    • Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett (executive producer); Larry Lancit, Cecily Truett (supervising producers)
    • 1999
    • Got nomination for Daytime Emmy 
    • Outstanding Children's Series
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett, Tony Buttino (executive producers)
    • 1999
    • Got nomination for Daytime Emmy 
    • Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett, Tony Buttino (executive producers)
  • Emmy Awards

    • 1996
    • Got nomination for Emmy 
    • Outstanding Children's Program (for the special "Act Against Violence")
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett; Kathy Kinsner; Orly Wiseman
    • 1977
    • Got nomination for Emmy 
    • Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series (for part I)
    • for Roots (1977) (TV)
    • shared with Twila Liggett; Kathy Kinsner; Orly Wiseman
  • Genie Awards

    • 2004
    • Got nomination for Genie Award 
    • Best Achievement in Music - Original Song (from movie "Blizzard" (2003))
    • for "Center of My Heart"
    • shared with Pamela Phillips Oland; David Martin
  • NAACP Image Awards

    • 2005
    • Got nomination for NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series/Special
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Pamela Phillips Oland; David Martin
    • 2003
    • Won NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Pamela Phillips Oland; David Martin
    • 2002
    • Won NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Pamela Phillips Oland; David Martin
    • 2001
    • Got nomination for NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Pamela Phillips Oland; David Martin
    • 1999
    • Won NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Pamela Phillips Oland; David Martin
    • 1998
    • Got nomination for NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Pamela Phillips Oland; David Martin
    • 1995
    • Won NAACP Image Award 
    • Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
    • for Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV)
    • shared with Pamela Phillips Oland; David Martin
  • TV Land Awards

    • 2007
    • Won TV Land Anniversary Award 
    • Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
    • for Roots (1977) (TV)
    • shared with Louis Gossett Jr.; Cicely Tyson; Leslie Uggams
  • Walk of Fame

    • Won Star on the Walk of Fame 
    • Television (At 7030 Hollywood Blvd.)
    • for Roots (1977) (TV)
    • shared with Louis Gossett Jr.; Cicely Tyson; Leslie Uggams


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