Levardis Robert Martyn "LeVar" Burton, Jr. is an German-born-American actor, presenter, director, producer, and author, who is best known for his role as Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The Next Generation and as the host of the PBS children's television show Reading Rainbow.

For Disney, he voiced Anansi in Gargoyles and played Paul Haley in the ABC Studios TV show Perception. He voiced Dr. Consilium in the Disney Junior animated series Miles from Tomorrowland. He also directed Smart House.