Commentary: Trek Stars 112: Geordi is a Jerk / by Mike Schindler

Burton, Part 1: Trek.

LeVar Burton is best known for his role as Geordi LaForge on Star Trek: The Next Generation. But his contribution to television on the whole goes well beyond that. In addition to a nomination for his performance in the acclaimed miniseries Roots, he has also won ten Emmy Awards for his work on the children's show, Reading Rainbow.

In this episode of Commentary: Trek Stars, Max and Mike begin a new series in which we look at Burton's Emmy-nominated work. In this introduction, we discuss his work on Star Trek as both an actor and a director. We also discuss the hiring of Justin Lin as director of STAR TR3K.

Running Time: 56 minutes 25 seconds


Max Hegel and Mike Schindler

Editor and Producer

Mike Schindler

Production Manager

Richard Marquez

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Will Nguyen

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LeVar Burton (00:02:33)
Acting (00:03:32)
Directing (00:24:02)
Justin Lin (00:37:40)
Wrap-up (00:49:15)

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