LeVar Burton

TV Actor

Birthday February 16, 1957

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Landstuhl, Germany

Age 67 years old

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Known for his role as Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation, he also portrayed Kunta Kinte in various iterations of Roots.

Before Fame

He joined a seminary to become a priest when he was 13 years old, but later had doubts about his religion.


He hosted the PBS children's program Reading Rainbow.

Family Life

He married Stephanie Cozart in 1992, and the couple welcomed a daughter in 1994.

Associated With

He starred on the hit TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation with Patrick Stewart.


LeVar Burton Highlights
LeVar Burton Highlights