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us: Burton, LeVar


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  • Variants

    • us: Burton, Le Var
    • us: Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19570216
    • Birth Place

        Landstuhl, Germany
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Associated Locale

        Germany
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Southern California
        • Organization: (naf) Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
        • Organization: (naf) United States. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Actors
          (lcsh) Motion picture producers and directors
      • Sources

        • found: Data from CINE for Rebel slaves [MP] 1978: (LeVar Burton; actor)
        • found: Data from ALA Booklist for Reading rainbow. 1, Tight times [VR] 1983 (Le Var Burton)
        • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 19, 2010 (Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr. (born February 16, 1957), professionally known as LeVar Burton, is an American actor, director and author)
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Burton, LeVar, born Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr; stage / screen actor, motion picture producer / director, radio / television producer / director); born 16 February 1957 in Landstuhl, Germany; returned to the United States in Sacramento, California with his mother at the age of three; studied drama at the University of Southern California's School of Theatre; won an Emmy for his performance in Roots; acted and directed in a variety of television projects; was the host of a PBS children's show Reading Rainbow; remembered also for his starring role as Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge on series Star Trek: The Next Generation; published a science fiction novel Aftermath (1997); President Bill Clinton nominated him to the National Commission on Libraries & Information Science (1996))
      • LC Classification

        • PS3552.U774
      • Change Notes

        • 1978-09-08: new
        • 2015-03-13: revised
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