LeVar Burton

Biography

Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr. (born February 16, 1957, height 5' 7" (1,70 m)) professionally known as LeVar Burton, is an American actor, director, producer and author who first came to prominence portraying Kunta Kinte in the 1977 award-winning ABC television miniseries Roots, based on the nov...

21 titles Acting Directing

4.0

Rise of the Zombies

2012 · Dr. Dan Halpern

4.9

The Jensen Project

2010 · Kendrick

5.6

Taken in Broad Daylight

2009 · Mike Timbrook

7.2

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

2009 · Black Lightning (voice)

6.6

Reach for Me

2008 · Nathanial

6.4

Star Trek: Nemesis

2002 · Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge

6.8

Ali

2001 · Martin Luther King, Jr.

6.6

Our Friend, Martin

1999 · Martin at Age 26 (voice) (as Levar Burton)

6.4

Star Trek: Insurrection

1998 · Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge

4.7

Yesterday's Target

1996 · Winstrom

7.6

Star Trek: First Contact

1996 · Commander Geordi La Forge

6.6

Star Trek: Generations

1994 · Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge

5.0

Parallel Lives

1994 · Dr. Franklin Carter

5.3

Firestorm: 72 Hours in Oakland

1993 · Fire Chief J. Allan Mather

6.6

Roots: The Gift

1988 · Kunta Kinte

4.3

The Supernaturals

1986 · Pvt. Michael Osgood

6.8

The Midnight Hour

1985 · Vinnie Davis

7.2

Booker

1984 · Davis

7.0

The Jesse Owens Story

1984 · Professor Preston

7.5

The Acorn People

1981 · Rodney

6.4

The Hunter

1980 · Tommy Price

7.4

Dummy

1979 · Donald Lang

6.8

One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story

1978 · Ron LeFlore

6.5

Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid

1977 · Billy Peoples

6.7

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

1977 · Cap Jackson

4 titles Acting Directing

6.6

Reach for Me

2008 · Director

5.7

Blizzard

2003 · Director

6.3

Smart House

1999 · Director

4.2

The Tiger Woods Story

1998 · Director