Today is another big Trek Birthday. LeVar Burton, who played Star Trek: The Next Generation’s engineer Geordi LaForge in seven seasons and four feature films is turning 53 today. To celebrate his birthday we present below a recent 3- hour interview with the actor.
Burton Tweets on his bday
As noted here before, LeVar Burton is one of the biggest Twitter celebrities, with 1.6 million followers. If you haven’t seen them, here are a couple of his bday tweets from earlier today:
Hey, it’s Fat Tuesday & my Birthday!!! It’s on…and poppin’!!!
Having an AMAZING Birthday… and another shot of chilled Goose, please…!
More at twitter.com/levarburton
Burton’s oral history
The folks at the Archive of American Television have another one of their extensive interviews with a Trek vet, this time LeVar Burton. This was posted in late 2009 and here it is in three parts.