LeVar Burton is this week’s guest on The Life of Dad Show – Rewind Edition
On The Show
The Life of Dad Show, host Art Eddy shares an interview he did a few years back with LeVar Burton. In this interview Art chats with LeVar about Reading Rainbow, his role as Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and fatherhood.
About LeVar Burton
LeVar Burton is an Actor, Director, Educator & Cofounder of the award-winning Skybrary App, host and Executive Producer of PBS’s Reading Rainbow and lifelong children’s literacy advocate. He is best known for his roles as Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The Next Generation and the young Kunta Kinte in the 1977 award-winning ABC television miniseries Roots. He has also directed a number of television episodes for various iterations of Star Trek, among other programs.
Burton is a recipient of 12 Emmy Awards, a Grammy and five NAACP Awards, Burton has demonstrated in his career that he can do it all — acting, directing, producing, writing and speaking. He is often invited as a keynote speaker at leading education and technology events, most recently speaking at NASA, ISTE, The National Headstart Association and many more.
About The Life of Dad Show
The Life of Dad Show is the multimedia flagship property of the world’s largest network for fathers. With 600,000 downloads of its popular podcast and 300,000+ viewers of the Facebook Live show since 2017, The Life of Dad Show has gathered advice, stories and strategies from an unparalleled list of household names, from Shaq to Jim Gaffigan, to Michael Strahan and Mark Hamill, each offering a glimpse into their personal life as a dad. The show airs Mondays and Wednesdays on Facebook Live, YouTube and Instagram TV. The podcast comes out weekly.
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