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LeVar Burton
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Born Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr.
February 16, 1957 (1957-02-16) (age 64)
Landstuhl, West Germany
Characters played War Machine

Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr. (born February 16, 1957), credited as LeVar Burton, is an American actor who played War Machine on The Super Hero Squad Show.


He is well known for playing Kunta Kinte in the 1977 award-winning miniseries Roots, Geordi La Forge in the Star Trek franchise, and as the host of the PBS children's program Reading Rainbow.

Other notable roles include Almos' a Man, Rebop, Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, The Hunter, Trapper John, M.D., Fantasy Island, The Love Boat, The Jesse Owens Story, And the Children Shall Lead, Murder, She Wrote, Batman: The Animated Series, Gargoyles, Christy, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Martin Luther King, Jr. in Ali, Blizzard, Family Guy, Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, Adventure Time, Community, The Big Bang Theory, Perception, Miles from Tomorrowland, Transformers: Rescue Bots, OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes.

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