The Last Word: LeVar Burton on the Upside of Losing the ‘Jeopardy!’ Gig and What ‘Star Trek’ Gave Him

The Last Word: LeVar Burton on the Upside of Losing the ‘Jeopardy!’ Gig and What ‘Star Trek’ Gave Him
Depending on your age, you either know LeVar Burton as Kunta Kinte on the groundbreaking Seventies series Roots, as the host of the classic Eighties educational TV show Reading Rainbow, or, of course, as Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

So when fans approach him, can he tell where on that timeline they fall? “Ninety-five percent of the time,” the actor says. “More often than not, I am absolutely able to tell what’s their entry point to LeVar and the work I do. It’s cool.
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