LeVAR BURTON

LeVAR BURTON
TV ACTOR-PRODUCER-DIRECTOR

LeVar Burton is a military brat. He was born Levardis Robert Burton in Landstuhl, West Germany on February 16, 1957. He got his career started when he landed a role playing Kunta Kinte in the television mini-series “Roots” in 1977. Burton is most well known for his role as Gerodi LaForge in the television series: “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” He also produces and directs the “Reading Rainbow” television series for the PBS.