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LeVar Burton (born February 20, 1967) is an American actor known for doing a number of roles in many TV shows, movies and cartoons. He is the voice of Kwame in Captain Planet and the Planeteers. He also provided the opening narrations during the first three seasons.

His first major part was the role of a young Kunta Kinte in the 1977 ABC television miniseries Roots, a role he reprised in the 1988 television film Roots: The Gift.

His other major credits are LeForge in Star Trek the Next Generation and as the host of PBS' Reading Rainbow.

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