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Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge ( ) is a regular character in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, played by LeVar Burton. He served as helmsman of the USS Enterprise-D in the first season, then occupied the role of the chief engineer for the rest of the series and in the TNG-era films.
Previous to LeVar Burton being cast as Geordi LaForge, Tim Russ was a serious contender for the role and almost was picked. He eventually was cast into the Star Trek universe as Tuvok.
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