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LeVar Burton

LeVar Burton

American actor, director, and television host
LeVar Burton was born on 16 February 1957 in Landstuhl, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Star Trek: Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and Star Trek: Insurrection (1998). He has been married to Stephanie Cozart Burton since 3 October 1992.Wikipedia
BornFebruary 16, 1957
HometownVerbandsgemeinde Landstuhl, Germany
Net worth$6 million
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseStephanie Cozart
ChildrenMica Burton
ParentsLevardis Robert Martyn Burton, Erma Jean Burton
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LeVar Burton to host National Book Awards

NPR reports that LeVar Burton will replace Drew Barrymore as the host of the 2023 National Book Awards. "It's an honor to return as host of the biggest night for books, especially in a moment when the freedom to read is at risk." LeVar Burton, via NPR. The actor and podcaster, who has long been an advocate for reading, hosted the ceremony in 2019 as well. Originally, Drew Barrymore was scheduled to host the 2023 show, but the offer was rescinded after she said she would bring back her talk show amid ongoing strikes.
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