LeVar Burton is an American actor, presenter, director, producer, and author. Burton is best known for his roles as the young Kunta Kinte in the 1977 award-winning ABC television miniseries Roots, Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and as the host and executive producer of the PBS children's program Reading Rainbow. He has also portrayed Ephraim in the 2016 remake of Roots. He voiced Bubble in the episode "BMO Lost."