LeVar Burton


LeVar Burton Trivia


  • Trivia

    • LeVar served on the 2009-2010 Board of Trustees for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. The board was chaired by Laura Shepard-Churchley, daughter of Mercury and Apollo astronaut Alan Shepard. Others who served on the board of trustees were Gemini and Apollo astronauts Gene Cernan and Thomas Stafford; Actors Bill Dana and Tom Hanks; Mercury astronaut widows Suzi Cooper, Jo Schirra and Bobbie Slayton; journalist, Walter Cronkite; and philanthropists Henri Landwirth, James Long and Don Ricci.