Robert Guillaume



Place of birth:

St. Louis, Missouri, USA:


​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.

Film Credits

Columbus Circle (2012)
as Howard Miles
Satin (2011)
as Doc
The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry (2008)
as Mr. Barnes
Panic in the Skies (2006)
as Rob Barnes
The Lion King 1½ (2004)
as Rafiki (voice)
Big Fish (2003)
as Older Dr. Bennett
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (2003)
13th Child (2002)
as Riley
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (2002)
as Ben (voice)
The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001)
as Mr. Thicknose (voice)
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)
as Rafiki (voice)
His Bodyguard (1998)
as Garrett
Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story (1996)
as Reverend Devers
Spy Hard (1996)
as Agent Steve Bishop
Greyhounds (1994)
as Robert Smith
The Lion King (1994)
as Rafiki (voice)
Cosmic Slop (1994)
The Meteor Man (1993)
as Ted Reed
Mastergate (1992)
as Senator Sellers
Death Warrant (1990)
as Hawkins
Fire and Rain (1989)
as Carter
The Penthouse (1989)
as Eugene St. Clair
Lean On Me (1989)
as Dr. Frank Napier
Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel (1987)
They Still Call Me Bruce (1987)
as V.A. Officer Johnson
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1987)
as Philmore Walker
Christmas (1986)
as John Grin
Prince Jack (1985)
as Martin Luther King
The Kid With the 200 I.Q. (1983)
as Professor Jason Mills
The Kid with the Broken Halo (1982)
as Blake
Purlie (1981)
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
as Fred
The Kid from Left Field (1979)
as Larry Cooper
Super Fly T.N.T. (1973)
as Jordan Gaines

Production Credits

Christmas (1986)
The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (1984)
Executive Producer