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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:
Movie Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age 2021-08-14
Known For
Poster of The Lion King 1½
Poster of Big Fish
Poster of The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
Poster of The Robert Guillaume Show
Movie Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021-08-14
Movie Columbus Circle Howard Miles 2012-03-05
Movie Satin Doc 2011-03-01
Movie The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry Mr. Barnes 2008-04-27
Movie Panic in the Skies Rob Barnes 2006-10-13
Movie The Lion King 1½ Rafiki (voice) 2004-02-06
Series Century City Unknown 2004-03-16
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Movie Big Fish Older Dr. Bennett 2003-12-25
Movie The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina Ben (voice) 2002-08-06
Series 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter Unknown 2002-09-17
Movie 13th Child Riley 2002-10-25
Series The Proud Family Unknown 2001-09-15
Movie The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze Mr. Thicknose (voice) 2001-12-04
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Sonny Bridges 2000-10-06
Movie Silicon Towers Detective Green 2000-07-25
Movie His Bodyguard Garrett 1998-07-22
Series Sports Night Isaac Jaffe 1998-09-22
Movie The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Rafiki (voice) 1998-10-24
Series Moesha Unknown 1996-01-23
Movie Spy Hard Agent Steve Bishop 1996-05-24
Movie Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story Reverend Devers 1996-06-16
Series Pandora's Clock Ambassador Lee Lancaster 1996-11-10
Series Promised Land Unknown 1996-09-17
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Narrator 1995-03-12
Series Children of the Dust Mossburger 1995-02-26
Series Timon & Pumbaa 1995-09-08
Movie Cosmic Slop 1994-01-01
Movie The Making of the Lion King Self - Host 1994-06-24
Movie The Lion King Rafiki (voice) 1994-06-23
Movie Greyhounds Robert Smith 1994-06-24
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Series Saved by the Bell: The College Years Unknown 1993-05-22
Series Diagnosis: Murder Father Morrissey 1993-10-29
Movie The Meteor Man Ted Reed 1993-08-06
Movie You Must Remember This Uncle Buddy 1992-01-01
Series Fish Police 1992-02-28
Series Jack's Place Unknown 1992-05-26
Movie Mastergate Senator Sellers 1992-11-01
Series Pacific Station Detective Bob Ballard 1991-09-15
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Pete Fletcher 1990-09-10
Movie Fire and Rain Carter 1990-10-26
Movie Death Warrant Hawkins 1990-09-14
Movie The Penthouse Eugene St. Clair 1989-03-05
Movie Lean On Me Dr. Frank Napier 1989-03-03
Series The Robert Guillaume Show Edward Sawyer 1989-04-05
Movie Wanted: Dead or Alive Philmore Walker 1987-01-16
Movie They Still Call Me Bruce V.A. Officer Johnson 1987-05-01
Movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel 1987-11-15
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Christmas John Grin 1986-12-01
Movie Prince Jack Martin Luther King 1985-12-01
Series North and South Frederick Douglass 1985-11-03
Movie The Kid With the 200 I.Q. Professor Jason Mills 1983-02-06
Movie Night of 100 Stars 1982-03-08
Movie The Kid with the Broken Halo Blake 1982-04-05
Series Hotel Unknown 1982-08-21
Movie Purlie Purlie 1981-10-12
Series Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters Unknown 1980-11-18
Movie Seems Like Old Times Fred 1980-12-19
Series Benson Benson DuBois 1979-09-13
Movie The Kid from Left Field Larry Cooper 1979-09-30
Series Soap Benson DuBois 1977-09-13
Series The Love Boat Allan Curtis 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
Movie S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin Self 1972-01-17
Series All in the Family Unknown 1971-01-12
Series Great Performances self 1971-01-28
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