Actors

LeVar Burton Net Worth

LeVar Burton Net Worth is
$6 Million

LeVar Burton Biography

23 LeVar Burton was created along with his birth name as Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr. He was strike with a paternity fit in 1980 and thecourt ordered him to talk about custody and expenditures of the kid. LeVar was created in Landstuhl of West Germany and belonging along with his identity he’s functioning as a director and writer in the television sector with high rank. Mainly, Burton is remembered along with his personality in Kunta Kinte within the favorite miniseries Roots. This miniseries was awarded in the entire year 1977 that offered him to get opportunities in high achievement within the field. Just how much can be Levar Burton net well worth in 2017: By 2017, the net well worth of Levar Burton offers been estimated to become $7 million US dollars around. Burton keeps American nationality with African- American ethnicity history. Burton mother name can be Erma Jean who was simply operating as an educator and administration along with she was a renounced sociable worker. Burton dad was official professional photographer whose name can be Levardis Robert Martyn. Atthe age group of 13, Burton entered a Catholic Seminary, with the expectation of beingordained a priest. Plus X seminary at the first age group of 13 and began pursuing his additional education to become priest as he was belonging from usual Christian family members. But at age 17 he transferred to University of Southern California to seize his education on drama as because he got the scholarship within the period over there. His curiosity in studying theatre produced him to graduate in the major subject matter. In the start he started dealing with his minor functions in the time along with he also got made an appearance as a guest artist in lots of series which got him to the very best position in afterwards. Burton is a wedded man who’s very stable and dedicated in his romantic relationship. The name of his partner is normally Stephaine Cozart Burton with whom he began his affair in the very beginning of the 1991. He’s also a enthusiast follower of English soccer team Arsenal. He was also the effective connection in the bout of The Weakest Hyperlink. Burton hasn’t been part of rumors no extra girlfriend are shown in his bio. It appears he’s totally committed along with his partner and he’s very intimate in his love lifestyle. Burton is accountable in looking after his kids and he has maintained his career by aspect. Burton loves travelling along with his family members in his leisure time. His audition for the type of Kinte was the to begin his profession. Burton elevation is 5 feet 7 inches in high and his body provides lost much pounds looking and evaluating to the picture from this past year. But that’s not the case, as he’s a married guy and has been along with his wife Stephanie Cozart since 1992. An American actor, Levardis Robert Martyn “Levar” Burton Jr. He in addition has directed enormous amount of Television episodes for many iterations of Superstar Trek, along the various other programs. He is called an actor, presenter, along with working behind the moments of cinema sector, with directing and creating various TV and film productions., often called Levar Burton can be a presenter, author and director. He and his wife haveone girl Michaela Jean. By 2017, the net worthy of of Levar Burton provides been estimated to end up being $7 million US dollars approximately. Let’s take a glance on the income profile plus some additional information about him. The miniseries had been predicated on a book compiled by Alex Haley. He grew up in California. Whatever happens overnight is without basis. Pius X seminary in California. At age 17, he remaining the seminary and got entrance in the University of Southern California. He was also a representative of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. Commander Geordi La Forge, and executive maker and host of kids series Reading Rainbow. Presently, they reside in California. Hence, the show in addition has served as a significant way to obtain LeVar Burton net worthy of. After twelve months of dating stating as her girlfriend he got wedded with her in `1992. In 1977, Levar Burton made his performing debut when he performed Kunta Kinte in Roots. Burton regarding to his wife occasionally gets angry for undesirable reasons. Burton was created to American parents at the U. Initiating in 1983, he was the anchor and executive maker of Reading Rainbow for PBS. He was created on a military foundation in West Germany while his dad was a professional photographer for the U. In 2012, Reading Rainbow was re-imagined as an new app for the iPad, and was instant triumph, becoming the No. 1 app of education within 36 hours. He performs the part of a co-originator and curator-in-chief at RRKIDZ. The display became a huge achievement. For the Directors Guild of America, he’s on the table of directors. For more information about his existence and function, you can go through his biography that’s available in sites like Wikipedia. Burton and Stephaine may be the father of 2 children whose titles are Eian Burton and Michaela jean Burton. He offers received many awards for hisoutstanding overall performance in a number of shows and is not divorced up to now. Levar Burton has received Daytime Emmy Award many times for Exceptional Children’s Series, Reading Rainbow. In 1990, he offers won the Celebrity on the Walk of Fame. In 2007, he has won TV property award for Roots. His effort, determination and achievement are in charge of having this large amount of net well worth with him. Burton activeness were only available in the year 1976 because of his effort and curiosity in his work the guy can reach top position right now. He has obtained anywhere near this much of net worthy of by producing his career in directing, hosting, authoring and acting. Also, he has gained Image Awards many times. He is among the effective and prominent actors. At seventeen, Burton remaining the seminary to sign up at the University of Southern California with a drama scholarship. He has won tremendous quantity of awards in his existence. He has performed numerous roles in distinct type of movies. He is among the victorious personalities. He offers achieved the fantastic amount of net well worth of $6 million around. LeVar Burton net well worth: LeVar Burton can be an American actor, writer, director, maker, and presenter who includes a net well worth of $6 million. As a producer, he’s known to focus on the children’s system known as “Reading Rainbow”. In 2006, Levar and his business companion, Tag Wolfe, obtained the global privileges to the brand and produced a fresh media company for kids called, RRKIDZ after Reading Rainbow proceeded to go off the air. Among such is normally his appearance on it miniseries known as “Roots”, where he made an appearance as Kunta Kinte. Army Transmission Corps. Burton graduated from the University of Southern California’s College of Theatre. Burton’s performing debut was in 1977 as he performed the function of Kunta Kinte on the favorite ABC drama series Roots. This is also his initial professional acting audition. Along with his successful involvement in various areas, he has produced numerous fan pursuing on his Instagram in addition to Twitter sites. Burton established fact for his period on the PBS plan Reading Rainbow. He hosted and executive created the show beginning in 1983. Born on the 16th of February, 1957 his parents were U. He provides produced a name for himself as anactor, director, presenter, maker and author. Burton can be known for his part of Geordi La Forge on Celebrity Trek: The Next Era. He offers directed episodes of Celebrity Trek, Charmed, JAG, NEVADA, and even more. He also acts on the panel of directors for Helps Study Alliance. Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr. In 1983 he produced aneducational system Reading Rainbow for Open public Broadcasting Service. He’s most widely known for his functions in Star Trek: ANOTHER Era, Reading Rainbow and Roots and various other movies or Television shows that he provides directed in. Two decades on the surroundings, the miniserieswon him five Emmys. Contained in the set of Emmy for Greatest Actor in a Drama Series for that function, he acted in the same function when Roots: The Gist was afterwards made. His role, that was relatively debatable, had produced a whole lot of impact so when he was asked about any of it, he said within an interview. “It extended the consciousness of individuals. Blacks and whites begun to see one another as human beings, much less stereotypes. And if you toss a pebble in to the pond, you’ll get ripples. I believe the only continuous is switch, and it’s always sluggish. When he was thirteen, to become priest, he was admitted to St. Roots is usually component of a changing pattern, and it’s really still being performed out.” He was child seen playing in additional different functions in Fantasy Island, The Muppet Film and in addition in the music video of child “Word Up!”, by Cameo. For his overall performance LeVar was nominated for an Emmy Award for Greatest Actor in a Drama Series. In 1983, he got his first main part in Reading Rainbow, which ran for an archive of 23 months with an increase of than 200 broadcasts, which earned the Peabody Award, once and 26 Emmy Awards. As Burton was himself the host and also the maker of the present, he earned 11 Emmy Awards alone. Following the present finished in 2006, he and his partners developed an idea to create a media home for kids, by the name RRKIDZ. Functioning as the co- founder and also kickstarter of this program, its “Application” that was released in iTunes in 2012 was also an instant hit, titled as #1 Educational App within 36 hours. With the achievement of Celebrity Trek and other displays, he began to be recognized across the world, and appreciated fame most importantly. His net worth worth of $6 million dollars is certainly itself a reflection of his effective career. The display was on the surroundings for 23 periods and finished up winning a lot more than 2000 awards including 26 Emmys.S Army who were stationed in West Germany. He also offers one girlfriend during the past, Joyce DeWitt around 1980, but split up extremely early. At age 13, he wished to turn into a priest therefore got enrolled at St. Pius X seminary in Galt, California. He also attended the Christian Brothers SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, and graduated in 1974, which is certainly where he previously practiced drama and performing for the very first time. The romantic relationship lasted simply for 3 months. A guy of average elevation, he measures only 5 feet and 7 in . high, and belongs to dark ethnicity. Although there’s a massive seek out his shirtless picture in the mass media, we’ve not been capable to locate a single one. Additionally, there are a lot of queries regarding his dating lifestyle, and rumors as well that condition him to become sexually gay. Burton can be amazing with his income that was quite lower in 2015 however in 2016 his net well worth is comparatively appealing and vision cashing which is outlined to be around 6 million American dollars. With an increase of than twenty years of marriage together, there appears to be no possibility or reason behind them getting divorced any moment in the future. He was created at Landstuhl Regional INFIRMARY and grew up along with two various other kids in Sacramento, California. Interesting Specifics: He has made an appearance and directed many tv series which produced him internationally renowned. Without serious medical issues till now, there is information regarding him being lifeless in a few articles and sites. From 1982 until 1988, he also presented numerous instances as a prominent guest on the Dick Clark- hosted $25,000 Pyramid. A global known Actor Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr. born on Saturday, February 16, 1957


Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameLeVar Burton
Net Worth$6 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 16, 1957
Height1.7 m
ProfessionTelevision producer, Presenter, Voice Actor, Author, Film director, Television Director
EducationUniversity of Southern California
NationalityAmerican
SpouseStephanie Cozart Burton
ChildrenMichaela Jean Burton, Ian Burton
ParentsLevardis Robert Martyn Burton, Erma Jean Burton
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/levarburton
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s or Pre-School Children’s Series, TV Land Anniversary Award, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Program, Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, Shorty Award for Best Celebrity, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer In Children's Programming, Genie Award for Best Achievement in Music - Original Song
MoviesStar Trek Nemesis, Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek Generations, Star Trek: Insurrection, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones, Roots: The Gift, The Supernaturals, Rise of the Zombies, The Midnight Hour, One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story, Ali, Smart House, The Hunter, Parallel Lives, Yesterday's Target, The Jensen Project, Our Friend, Martin, Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, The Jesse Owens Story, Taken in Broad Daylight, Grambling's White Tiger, Almos' a Man, The Tiger Woods Story, Reach for Me, Blizzard, Dummy, Battered, Wonderworks: And the Children Shall Lead, Star Trek the Experience: The Klingon Encounter, Emergency Room
TV ShowsTransformers: Rescue Bots, Reading Rainbow, Deadly Games, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Christy, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Houston Knights, Fantasy Island, Rebop, Roots


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 His acting mentors are Louis Gossett Jr. and Patrick Stewart.
2 Credits Louis Gossett Jr. and Patrick Stewart as his favorite acting mentors/best friends.
3 As an avid supporter of children's development, Levar showcased his exceptional general knowledge in an episode of The Weakest Link - Star Trek Edition, aired on 26 November 2001 and won a record-breaking $167,500 for his charity, Junior Achievement Southern California.
4 Has a son Eian (b. 1980) from a previous relationship.
5 Currently lives in Sherman Oaks, California.
6 Is a huge fan of the original Star Trek (1966) series.
7 Is a regular guest as himself on The Big Bang Theory (2007).
8 Named Ralph Nelson's Lilies of the Field (1963) with Sidney Poitier as his favorite film for the American Film Institute.
9 Three years before taking on the role of blind helmsman/engineer Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), he played a blind passenger on The Love Boat (1977), in the episode segment "Love Is Blind".
10 He was Kevin Pollak's first guest on Kevin Pollak's Chat Show (2009).
11 His mother, Erma Gene (Christian), was a social worker, administrator and English teacher.
12 His daughter, Mica Burton, will graduate from the University of Michigan in 2016.
13 Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on November 15, 1990.
14 Has played Madge Sinclair's son in four different productions: Almos' a Man (1976), One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story (1977), Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). He also played her character's husband in Roots (1977), though by that time the role of the older Kunta Kinte had been assumed by John Amos.
15 Met his wife, Stephanie Cozart Burton, during the filming of Roots: The Gift (1988). They were married on the same day as Barack Obama and Michelle Obama (October 3, 1992).
16 Attended and graduated from the University of Southern California School of Theatre.
17 In the original Next Generation script, Burton's character, Geordi LaForge, was going to be gay.
18 At age 13, he entered a Catholic seminary to study for the priesthood.
19 On Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), his character's parents were played by two of his Roots (1977) co-stars: Ben Vereen played his father on "Star Trek TNG" and his grandson in Roots (1977) and Madge Sinclair played his character's wife in Roots (1977) and his mother on "Star Trek TNG".
20 Is a strong supporter of literacy in children.
21 His character Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) was named after George La Forge, a Star Trek fan who died from muscular dystrophy.
22 While co-starring in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), he was also continuing his role as host of Reading Rainbow (1983).
23 As of November 2003, he holds the record for the most number of Star Trek episodes directed by a Star Trek actor. He has directed more than two-dozen episodes for every one of the four "modern era" Trek series.
24 LeVar Burton's father, Levardis Robert Burton Senior, was a United States Army NCO from 1954 to 1976. Levardis Burton retired in the rank of Sergeant First Class, just as his son's acting career was beginning to gain notoriety.
25 Attended and graduated from Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento, California in 1974.
26 Has one daughter: Michaela Jean-Estelle Burton (born 1994).


Net Worth & Salary

TitleSalary
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) $100,000 per episode


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)


Pictures

All LeVar Burton pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

John Grant (executive producer)

Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)

Nikki Silver (supervising producer)

Sudie Anning (producer)

Ed Wiseman (producer)
2007 Anniversary Award TV Land Awards Roots (1977) Louis Gossett Jr.

Leslie Uggams

John Amos

Ben Vereen

Todd Bridges

Cicely Tyson

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

Georg Stanford Brown

Olivia Cole
2005 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)

Nikki Silver (supervising producer)

David C. McCourt (supervising producer)

Ed Wiseman (producer)

Sudie Anning (producer)

Nan Schweiger (producer)

Don Boswell (producer)

Pamela Johnson (producer)
2004 Best of the Fest Chicago International Children's Film Festival Blizzard (2003)
2003 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Orly Wiseman (producer)

Nikki Silver (producer)

Elizabeth O'Mara (producer)

Ed Wiseman (producer)

Sudie Anning (producer)

Nan Schweiger (producer)

Don Boswell (producer)

Pamela Johnson (producer)
2003 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special Reading Rainbow (1983)
2002 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
2002 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)

Elizabeth O'Mara (coordinating producer)

Nikki Silver (coordinating producer)

Sudie Anning (producer)

Andrew Ames (producer)

Don Boswell (producer)

Stacey Raider (producer)

Nan Schweiger (producer)

Ed Wiseman (producer)
2002 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special Reading Rainbow (1983)
2001 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
2001 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Larry Lancit (supervising producer)

Cecily Truett (supervising producer)

Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)

Stacey Raider (producer)

Nikki Silver (producer)

Ed Wiseman (producer)

Nan Schweiger (producer)

Don Boswell (producer)

Rob Stork (producer)
1999 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special Reading Rainbow (1983)
1998 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Tony Buttino (executive producer)

Cecily Truett (supervising producer)

Larry Lancit (supervising producer)

Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)

Jill Gluckson (senior producer)

Kathy Kinsner (producer)

Stacey Raider (producer)

Ronnie Krauss (producer)
1997 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Tony Buttino (executive producer)

Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)

Larry Lancit (supervising producer)

Cecily Truett (supervising producer)

Jill Gluckson (senior producer)

Stacey Raider (producer)

Ronnie Krauss (producer)
1996 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Tony Buttino (executive producer)

Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Cecily Truett (supervising producer)

Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)

Larry Lancit (supervising producer)

Ronnie Krauss (producer)

Robin Fogelman (producer)

Stacey Raider (producer)

Kathy Kinsner (producer)

Mark Mannucci (producer)

Jill Gluckson (producer)
1996 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in an Educational/Informational Youth or Children's Series/Special
1995 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special Reading Rainbow (1983)
1993 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Tony Buttino (executive producer)

Cecily Truett (supervising producer)

Larry Lancit (supervising producer)

Orly Berger (supervising producer)

Ronnie Krauss (producer)

Jill Gluckson (producer)

Kathy Kinsner (producer)
1990 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Tony Buttino (executive producer)

Cecily Truett (supervising producer/producer)

Larry Lancit (supervising producer)

Orly Berger (producer)

Jill Gluckson (producer)

Ronnie Krauss (producer)
1990 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On 15 November 1990. At 7000 Hollywood Blvd.
1980 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture The Hunter (1980)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Limited Series Roots (2016) Barry Jossen (executive producer)

Lawrence Konner (executive producer)

Mark Rosenthal (executive producer)

William Packer (executive producer)

Marc Toberoff (executive producer)

Mark Wolper (executive producer)

Korin Huggins (co-executive producer)

Ann Kindberg (producer)

Alissa M. Kantrow (produced by)
2015 BTVA Television Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Children's/Educational Transformers: Rescue Bots (2011) Steve Blum

Parvesh Cheena

Imari Williams

D.C. Douglas

Elan Garfias

Lacey Chabert

Jason Marsden

Shannon McKain

Maurice LaMarche

Diamond White
2013 BTVA Television Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Vocal Ensemble in a New Television Series Transformers: Rescue Bots (2011) Elan Garfias

Maurice LaMarche

D.C. Douglas

Jason Marsden

Steve Blum

Lacey Chabert

Parvesh Cheena

Shannon McKain

Imari Williams

Peter Cullen

Diamond White

Jeff Bennett

Tim Curry

Billie Hayes
2007 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
2006 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Director - Television Miracle's Boys (2005) Spike Lee

Bill Duke

Ernest R. Dickerson

Neema Barnette

Kevin Arkadie
2005 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
2005 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series/Special Reading Rainbow (1983)
2004 Genie Genie Awards Best Achievement in Music - Original Song Blizzard (2003) David Martin

Pamela Phillips Oland
2003 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
2001 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special Reading Rainbow (1983)
1999 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Tony Buttino (executive producer)

Cecily Truett (supervising producer)

Larry Lancit (supervising producer)

Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)

Stacey Raider

Ed Wiseman
1999 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
1998 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
1998 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special Reading Rainbow (1983)
1997 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
1996 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Program Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett

Tony Buttino

Cecily Truett

Larry Lancit

Orly Wiseman

Robin Fogelman

Mark Mannucci

Stacey Raider

Ronnie Krauss

Jill Gluckson

Kathy Kinsner
1996 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
1995 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
1995 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Orly Berger (supervising producer)

Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Tony Buttino (executive producer)

Stacey Raider (producer)

Larry Lancit (supervising producer)

Cecily Truett (supervising producer)

Ed Wiseman (producer)

Jill Gluckson (senior producer)
1994 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
1994 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Orly Berger (supervising producer)

Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Tony Buttino (executive producer)

Robin Fogelman (producer)

Stacey Raider (producer)

Jill Gluckson (producer)

Cecily Truett (supervising producer)

Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
1993 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
1992 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
1992 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Tony Buttino (executive producer)

Cecily Truett (supervising producer)

Larry Lancit (supervising producer)

Orly Berger (supervising producer)

Jill Gluckson (producer)

Ronnie Krauss (producer)
1991 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
1991 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983) Twila Liggett (executive producer)

Tony Buttino (executive producer)

Cecily Truett (supervising producer)

Larry Lancit (supervising producer)

Orly Berger (supervising producer)

Ronnie Krauss (producer)

Jill Gluckson (producer)
1990 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Reading Rainbow (1983)
1987 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming Reading Rainbow (1983)
1986 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming Reading Rainbow (1983)
1977 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series Roots (1977)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Transformers: Rescue Bots 2011-2016 TV Series Doc Greene Trex Dither ...
Miles from Tomorrowland 2016 TV Series Dr. Consilium
Roots 2016 TV Mini-Series Ephraim
Perception 2012-2015 TV Series Paul Haley
Practice Makes Perfect 2015/I Principal Healy
The Big Bang Theory 2011-2014 TV Series LeVar Burton
Reading Rainbow's New Theme Song with LeVar Burton 2014 Short
Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff 2014 Video Game Geordi La Forge (voice)
Community 2011-2014 TV Series LeVar Burton
Adventure Time 2013 TV Series Bubble
Rise of the Zombies 2012 Dr. Dan Halpern
The Jensen Project 2010 TV Movie Kendrick
The Super Hero Squad Show 2009 TV Series War Machine
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies 2009 Video Black Lightning (voice)
Taken in Broad Daylight 2009 TV Movie Mike Timbrook
Simple Wishes 2009 Short Narrator
Reach for Me 2008 Nurse Nathaniel
Family Guy 2005 TV Series Vern
Boomtown 2003 TV Series Marvin Lloyd
Blizzard 2003 Night Watchman Elf (uncredited)
Star Trek: Nemesis 2002 Geordi La Forge
Ali 2001 Martin Luther King, Jr.
Becker 2000 TV Series Mr. Haller
Our Friend, Martin 1999 Video Martin at Age 26 (voice, as Levar Burton)
Star Trek: Insurrection 1998 Geordi (as Levar Burton)
Star Trek: Voyager 1998 TV Series Captain Geordi La Forge
Star Trek the Experience: The Klingon Encounter 1998 Short Lt. Commander La Forge
Star Trek: Generations 1997 Video Game Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge (voice)
Star Trek: First Contact 1996 Geordi (as Levar Burton)
Captain Planet and the Planeteers 1990-1996 TV Series Kwame / Opening Narrator / Reporter / ...
Yesterday's Target 1996 TV Movie Winstrom
Gargoyles 1996 TV Series Anansi / Poacher 2
Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Final Unity 1995 Video Game Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge (voice)
Deadly Games 1995 TV Series Mr. Metcalf
Christy 1995 TV Series Daniel Scott
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child 1995 TV Series Monk
Star Trek: Generations 1994 Geordi
Parallel Lives 1994 TV Movie Dr. Franklin Carter
Star Trek: The Next Generation 1987-1994 TV Series Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge Lieutenant Geordi La Forge Dr. John Watson ...
Batman: The Animated Series 1993 TV Series Hayden Sloane / Hatter Hentchman
Firestorm: 72 Hours in Oakland 1993 TV Movie Fire Chief J. Allan Mather
Roots: The Gift 1988 TV Movie Kunta Kinte
Houston Knights 1987 TV Series Jason Evans
A Special Friendship 1987 TV Movie Ben Sumner
Murder, She Wrote 1987 TV Series Reporter Dave Robinson
Cameo: Word Up! 1986 Video short Police Detective
Liberty 1986 TV Movie Robert Johnson
The Supernaturals 1986 Pvt. Michael Osgood
The Midnight Hour 1985 TV Movie Vinnie Davis
And the Children Shall Lead 1985 TV Movie Glenn Scott
Booker 1984 TV Short William Davis
The Jesse Owens Story 1984 TV Movie Professor Preston
The Love Boat 1984 TV Series Darnell Hall
Emergency Room 1983 TV Movie Ray Walden
Fantasy Island 1983 TV Series Edward Ross Jr.
Trapper John, M.D. 1982 TV Series Luther Peacock
Grambling's White Tiger 1981 TV Movie Charles 'Tank' Smith
The Acorn People 1981 TV Movie Rodney
The Hunter 1980 Tommy Price
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones 1980 TV Movie Richard Jefferson
Dummy 1979 TV Movie Donald Lang
Battered 1978 TV Movie Andrew Sinclair
Looking for Mr. Goodbar 1977 Cap Jackson
Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid 1977 TV Movie Billy Peoples
One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story 1977 TV Movie Ron LeFlore
Roots 1977 TV Mini-Series Kunta Kinte Toby
Rebop 1976 TV Series Host
Almos' a Man 1976 TV Short Dave

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NCIS: New Orleans 2017 TV Series 1 episode
Perception 2014 TV Series 2 episodes
Reach for Me 2008
Las Vegas 2006 TV Series 1 episode
Charmed 2005-2006 TV Series 3 episodes
Star Trek: Enterprise 2001-2005 TV Series 9 episodes
Miracle's Boys 2005 TV Mini-Series 1 episode
JAG 2003 TV Series 1 episode
Blizzard 2003
Star Trek: Voyager 1995-2001 TV Series 8 episodes
Soul Food 2000-2001 TV Series 2 episodes
Smart House 1999 TV Movie
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1995-1999 TV Series 10 episodes
The Tiger Woods Story 1998 TV Movie
Star Trek: The Next Generation 1993-1994 TV Series 2 episodes

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Roots 2016 TV Mini-Series co-executive producer - 4 episodes
Reading Rainbow Video Field Trips 2012 Video short executive producer

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Community 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Star Trek: The Next Generation 1992 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Remembering 'Roots' 2002 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20th NAACP Image Awards 1988 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Living the Dream: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 1988 TV Special Himself
Farm Aid '87 1987 TV Special Himself (as Levar Burton)
19th Annual NAACP Image Awards 1987 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The $10,000 Pyramid 1977-1986 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Contestant
The CBS Morning News 1986 TV Series Himself
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1985 TV Series Himself
The Star Games 1985 TV Series Himself
A Celebration of Life: A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. 1984 TV Special documentary Himself
Tom Cottle: Up Close 1982 TV Series Himself
The American Sportsman 1982 TV Series Himself
I Love Liberty 1982 TV Special Himself
The John Davidson Show 1981 TV Series Himself
The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1981 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The Alan Thicke Show 1980-1981 TV Series Himself
The Alan Hamel Show 1979 TV Series Himself
The Muppets Go Hollywood 1979 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
The Mike Douglas Show 1977-1979 TV Series Himself - Actor / Himself - Co-Host
All-Star Salute to Pearl Bailey 1979 TV Movie Himself
Mickey's 50 1978 Documentary Himself
Battle of the Network Stars V 1978 TV Special Himself - CBS Team
The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1978 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Roots: One Year Later 1978 TV Movie documentary Himself
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 2 1977 TV Movie Himself
Dinah! 1977 TV Series Himself
US Against the World 1977 TV Movie Himself
The Hollywood Squares 1977 TV Series Himself
The Paul Lynde Comedy Hour 1977 TV Movie Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1977 TV Series Himself - Guest
Battle of the Network Stars II 1977 TV Special Himself - ABC Team
The 3rd Annual People's Choice Awards 1977 TV Special Himself - Accepting Special Award to Roots
Last of the Showmen 2018 Documentary filming Himself
Sidewalks Entertainment 2016-2017 TV Series Himself - Guest
Ubisoft E3 2016 Conference 2016 TV Movie Himself
WGN Morning News 2016 TV Series Himself
Home & Family 2013-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Nova 2016 TV Series documentary Himself / Narrator
Entertainment Tonight 2016 TV Series Himself
The Talk 2012-2016 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Extra 2016 TV Series Himself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2016 TV Series Himself - Panelist
The Seventies 2015 TV Series documentary Himself - Actor, 'Roots'
Call to Adventure 2015 Documentary short Himself - Host
Reading Rainbow 1983-2015 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
Lennon or McCartney 2014 Documentary short Himself
Hell's Kitchen 2014 TV Series Himself - Restaurant Patron
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Sky's the Limit - The Eclipse of Star Trek: The Next Generation 2014 Documentary Himself
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Unknown Possibilities of Existence: Making All Good Things... 2014 Documentary short Himself
Good Morning America 1978-2014 TV Series Himself - Reading Rainbow / Himself
The 2nd Annual Geekie Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Award Recipient
Beyond the Five Year Mission: The Evolution of Star Trek - The Next Generation 2014 Documentary Himself
HuffPost Live Conversations 2014 TV Series Himself
Melissa Harris-Perry 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Weekend Today 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Privilege of Rank: Making Chain of Command 2014 Video documentary short Himself
Tavis Smiley 2005-2013 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Requiem - A Remembrance of Star Trek: The Next Generation 2013 Video documentary Himself
Star Trek: From One Generation to the Next 2013 Video short Himself
Life After 2013 TV Series Himself
Good Day L.A. 2013 TV Series Himself
Relativity: The Family Saga of Star Trek - The Next Generation 2013 Documentary
The O'Reilly Factor 2012-2013 TV Series Himself
The Colbert Report 2013 TV Series Himself
Top 10 Most Corrosive Places 2013 Video Himself - Host
Resistance Is Futile: Assimilating Star Trek -The Next Generation 2013 Documentary Himself
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Regeneration: Engaging the Borg 2013 Documentary Himself
Larry King Now 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Pioneers of Television 2013 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Marie 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Making It So: Continuing Star Trek - The Next Generation 2012 Video documentary Himself
Reunification: 25 Years After Star Trek - The Next Generation 2012 Video documentary Himself
Stardate Revisited: The Origin of Star Trek - The Next Generation 2012 Documentary Himself
On the Verge 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Watch What Happens: Live 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Reading Rainbow Video Field Trips 2012 Video short Himself - Host
Reading Rainbow Collectors Edition 2012 Video short Himself
Fresh Hell 2012 TV Series Himself
Face Off 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest Judge
Corrosion Comprehension: Specifically Ceramics 2012 Video documentary short Himself - Host
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Chaka Khan 2011 TV Special Himself
Shatner's Raw Nerve 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Corrosion Comprehension: Portraying Polymers 2010 Video documentary short Himself
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! 2010 TV Series Himself
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots 2010 TV Movie documentary voice
The Soup 2009 TV Series Himself
Corrosion Comprehension: Combating the Pervasive Menace 2009 Video documentary Himself
The BackStage Pass 2009 Video Himself
Smosh 2009 TV Series Himself
Family Guy 2009 TV Series Himself
Kevin Pollak's Chat Show 2009 TV Series Himself
This Week in Tech 2009 TV Series Himself
Science Trek 2009 Documentary Himself - Host
The 9th Annual Family Television Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
Roots Remembered 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards 2007 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Miniseries
The 5th Annual TV Land Awards 2007 TV Special Himself - Winner ("30th Anniversary")
Rwanda Rising 2007 Documentary John Bosco Bisimana (voice)
Crossing Over: How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation 2007 Video documentary short Himself
The People's President 2006 TV Movie documentary Narrator
The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself - Interviewee
World Poker Tour 2004-2005 TV Series Himself
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Emmy's Greatest Moments 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
The N Word 2004 Documentary Himself
Tinseltown TV 2004 TV Series Himself
MADtv 2003 TV Series Himself
Mornings on IMC 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2003 TV Special Himself - Winner: Outstanding Children's Series
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '03 2003 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
The 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2002 TV Special Himself - Winner
Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Roots: Celebrating 25 Years 2002 TV Movie Himself / Host
Remembering 'Roots' 2002 Video documentary short Himself - 'Kunta Kinte'
Weakest Link 2001 TV Series Himself
Larry King Live 2001 TV Series Himself
The Warp Factory 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
Dancing in September 2000 Himself
30th NAACP Image Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1999 TV Series Himself
29th NAACP Image Awards 1998 TV Special Himself
The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1998 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood 1998 TV Series Himself
Trekkies 1997 Documentary Himself
3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 1997 TV Special Himself
28th NAACP Image Awards 1997 TV Special Himself
50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Golden Anniversary 1997 TV Movie documentary Himself
Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond 1996 TV Special documentary Himself
The 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1996 TV Special Himself - Presenter
27th NAACP Image Awards 1996 TV Special Himself
Jeopardy! 1995 TV Series Himself - Contestant
Journey's End: The Saga of Star Trek - The Next Generation 1994 TV Movie documentary Himself
Ebony's 15th Annual Black Achievement Awards 1994 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Comic Relief VI 1994 TV Special documentary Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge
The Poetry Hall of Fame 1993 TV Movie Himself
The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1993 TV Special Himself - Winner
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? 1992 TV Series Himself
Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special 1991 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 11th Annual Black Achievement Awards 1990 TV Special Himself
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars 1985-1989 TV Series Himself
The Pat Sajak Show 1989 TV Series Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Himself
Hour Magazine 1988 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2016 TV Series Himself
The O'Reilly Factor 2013 TV Series Himself
How William Shatner Changed the World 2005 TV Movie documentary Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust 2004 Documentary
Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion 1999 Video Game Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge
Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments 1999 TV Short Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge
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