CURRENT WORK AND LEGACY
"I’ve dedicated my life to the power of storytelling..
Whether I’m acting, directing, writing or podcasting, I believe sharing stories is what I was born to do because storytelling is what brings us all together.” ― LeVar Burton
On June 11, 2019, LeVar Burton joined Local Leaders in South Sacramento’s Meadowview neighborhood where he grew up.
City leaders honored LeVar Burton with the Official Renaming and Dedication of Richfield Park to LEVAR BURTON PARK.
Together they hope the move
will inspire future generations.to aim for a successful and
“For me, literacy means freedom. For the individual and for society.”
THE CREATIVE GROUP PR
ERIK LARAY HARVEY starred for three seasons as
Dunn Purnsley in the HBO series BOARDWALK EMPIRE
He is currently starring as Willis Stryker / Diamondback in the NETFLIX series LUKE CAGE
Upcoming feature films include BOLDEN! (opposite Ian McShane), THE CHARNEL HOUSE, and HEARTLOCK.
Other television credits include guest roles on CHICAGO PD, LAW and ORDER SVU, and his recurring role on the NBC series BELIEVE.
Directors and producers he has worked with include J.J. Abrams, Martin Scorsese, Terrence Winter, Richard Benjamin, and Alfonso Cuaron.
An acclaimed stage actor, Erik has been seen off-Broadway in plays at Manhattan Theatre Club, NY Theatre Workshop, Shakespeare in the Park, and The Culture Project.
He has also worked at many of the finest regional theatres in the country.