Robert Guillaume

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Robert Guillaume
Robert Guillaume (1980).jpg
Guillaume in 1980
Robert Peter Williams

(1927-11-30)November 30, 1927
DiedOctober 24, 2017(2017-10-24) (aged 89)
Years active1959–2017
Spouse(s)Marlene Williams (div. 1983)
Donna Brown Guillaume (m. 1984–2005)

Robert Guillaume (born Robert Peter Williams; November 30, 1927 – October 24, 2017)[1] was an American actor. He is known for his role as Benson on the TV-series Soap and the spin-off Benson,[2] voicing the mandrill Rafiki in The Lion King[3] and as Isaac Jaffe on Sports Night.

Guillaume died on October 24, 2017 at his home in Los Angeles, California from prostate cancer at the age of 89.[4]

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  1. "The almanac". United Press International. 2008-11-30. Retrieved 2011-08-27.
  2. Richard Huff (1999-01-21). "Stroke Sidelines Guillaume". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on 2012-06-12. Retrieved 2011-08-27.
  3. Jeremy Gerard (1994-06-12). "The Lion King". Variety. Retrieved 2011-08-27.
  4. "Robert Guillaume Emmy Winning for Soap actor dies at 89". San Francisco Gate. October 24, 2017. Archived from the original on October 25, 2017. Retrieved October 24, 2017.

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