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Reading Rainbow (1983– )

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TV Series | 30 min | Family

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Updated Jun 6, 1983

Release date (First episode)
Jun 6, 1983 (United States)

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217 cast members
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LeVar Burton
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Arnold Stang
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Fred Newman
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Michael Ansara
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Vincent Gardenia
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Doug Parvin
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Ruby Dee
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Laura Haymann
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Lisa Drew
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Charisma Largy
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Larry Mabrey
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Eric Mabrey
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Maya Angelou
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Harrod Blank
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Ruth Buzzi
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Robert Tree Cody
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Bill Cosby
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Linda Gelman
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Herk Harvey
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Stephen Horelick
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James Earl Jones
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Madeline Kahn
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Kaleena Kiff
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Jane Lind
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Carolyn McMahon
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Marilyn Michaels
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Stephanie Mills
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Lou Rawls
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James Coco
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Buddy Ebsen
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Jim Henson
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Isabel Sanford
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Lenora Claire
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Imogene Coca
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Jessica Mercado
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8.4 / 10 | 3,177 votes