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LeVar Burton
Biographical Information

Birth Date:February 16, 1957
Astrology Sign:Aquarius
Chinese Sign:Rooster - Yang
Birth Name:Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr.
Birth Place:Landstuhl, West Germany

Occupation:film star, Kunta Kinte in Roots

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LeVar Burton

Biography:LeVar Burton Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr. (born February 16, 1957 in Landstuhl, Germany), professionally known as LeVar Burton, is an actor and director who first came to prominence playing Kunta Kinte in the 1977 award winning television miniseries Roots, based on the novel by Alex Haley (see 1977 in television).

Burton is a graduate of University of Southern California's School of Theatre. He has a daughter, Michaela, born in 1994, with his wife Stephanie, and a son, born in 1980.

Burton played the role of Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge in the Star Trek: The Next Generation television series and the series' movies. He has directed numerous episodes of the series, as well as episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Enterprise. He is also the host of the long-running and highly praised children's television show Reading Rainbow (1983 -) on PBS, which extolls the virtues of literacy. He also played the voice of a character named Kwame in the cartoon series Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990 - 1993) and The New Adventures of Captain Planet (1993 - 1996). At one point in his career before Star Trek he appeared on a music video called "Word Up!" by R&B band Cameo.

Burton got his start in television from 1976 - 1979, as the host of Rebop. In the 2001 film Ali, he played Martin Luther King, Jr..

Currently residing in California, he and his wife Stephanie have worked to raise the awareness of treatments for infertility.

Chinese Horoscope for LeVar Burton
Includes characteristics and Vices
LeVar Burton's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 31, 1957 - February 17, 1958
Birthday: February 16, 1957

The Rooster is a Yang,
and is the Tenth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Blind Faith

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

LeVar Burton's Personality Tarot Card The Emperor - Personality Card

Birthday: February 16, 1957

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

LeVar Burton's Growth Tarot Card Justice

Birthday: February 16, 2018

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.




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