Paramount Television / Star Trek

LeVar Burton

A photo of actor LaVar Burton in character as Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation.  The show ran on American television from 1987-1994.

La Forge was a helmsman and engineer on the starship U.S.S. Enterprise. Blind from birth, he wore a special visor that allowed him to "see" by perceiving images in the electromagnetic spectrum. 

See our biography of LeVar Burton