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Robert Guillaume

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Robert "Bob" Guillaume (November 30, 1927 – October 24, 2017) was an American stage and television actor, best known for his role as Benson Du Bois on the TV-series Soap and the spin-off Benson, voicing the mandrill Rafiki in The Lion King and as Isaac Jaffe on Sports Night. In a career that spanned more than 50 years he worked extensively on stage (including a Tony Award nomination), television (including winning two Emmy Awards), and film. Description above from the Wikipedia article Robert Guillaume, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 30, 1927 In St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1962-10-01
Latest Project:
Series Sports Night 1998-09-22
Known For
Poster of Super Fly T.N.T.
Movie His Bodyguard Garrett 1998-07-22
Series Sports Night Isaac Jaffe 1998-09-22
Movie The Lion King Rafiki (voice) 1994-05-07
Movie Wanted: Dead or Alive Philmore Walker 1987-01-16
Movie They Still Call Me Bruce V.A. Officer Johnson 1987-05-01
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series North and South 1985-11-03
Movie Prince Jack Martin Luther King 1985-12-01
Movie The Kid With the 200 I.Q. Professor Jason Mills 1983-02-06
Series Hotel Unknown 1982-08-21
Movie The Kid with the Broken Halo Blake 1982-04-05
Movie Purlie 1981-10-12
Movie Seems Like Old Times Fred 1980-12-19
Movie The Kid from Left Field Larry Cooper 1979-09-30
Series Benson Benson DuBois 1979-09-13
Series Soap Benson DuBois 1977-09-13
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-09-24
Series The Jeffersons Unknown 1975-01-18
Series Saturday Night Live Host 1975-10-11
Series Good Times Unknown 1974-02-08
Movie Super Fly T.N.T. Jordan Gaines 1973-06-15
Series Sanford and Son Unknown 1972-01-14
Series All in the Family Unknown 1971-01-12
Series Marcus Welby, M.D. Unknown 1969-09-23
Series Julia Unknown 1968-09-17
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01