Robert Guillaume

Robert Guillaume

  • Born on
    • November 30th, 1927
  • Died on
    • October 24th, 2017
​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.


Acting (20 Credits)

2012Columbus Circle as Howard Miles
2008The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry as Mr. Barnes
2004The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata as Rafiki (voice)
2003Big Fish as Older Dr. Bennett
200213th Child as Riley
2002The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina as Ben (voice)
2001The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze as Mr. Thicknose (voice)
1998Sports Night as Isaac Jaffe
1998The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride as Rafiki (voice)
1996Pandora's Clock as Ambassador Lee Lancaster
1996Spy Hard as Agent Steve Bishop
1995Timon & Pumbaa
1994The Lion King as Rafiki (voice)
1993The Meteor Man as Ted Reed
1990Death Warrant as Hawkins
1989Lean on Me as Dr. Frank Napier
1986Wanted: Dead or Alive as Philmore Walker
1985North and South as Frederick Douglass
1980Seems Like Old Times as Fred
1979Benson as Benson DuBois


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