LeVar Burton is a multiple award-winning actor, director, educator and cofounder of the Skybrary App, former host and executive producer of PBS’s “Reading Rainbow,” and a lifelong children’s literacy advocate. He also hosts his own podcast, “LeVar Burton Reads,” highlighting the best short fiction. Some of Burton’s most recognizable acting roles are as Kunta Kinte in the acclaimed mini-series “Roots” and as Lt. Commander Geordi LaForge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” Over the course of his career, he has earned 13 Emmy Awards, a George Foster Peabody Award, and a Grammy Award.
LeVar Burton, Actor & Former Host of “Reading Rainbow”
Show Air Dates: July 26, 2021 – July 30, 2021
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