Robert Guillaume

30 Nov 1927


Robert "Bob" Guillaume (born November 30, 1927) is 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 has spanned more than 50 years he has worked extensively on stage (including a Tony Award nomination), television (including winning two Emmy Awards), and film.


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Filmography (22 titles)

Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mr. Barnes)
(movie, 2004)
···The Lion King 1½
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Rafiki (voice))
(movie, 2003)
7.8Big Fish
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Older Dr. Bennett)
Genre: Animation
Role: Actor (as Ben)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Mr. Thicknose (voice))
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Rafiki (voice))
(movie, 1998)
···His Bodyguard
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Garrett)
(movie, 1998)
···The Easter Story Keepers
Genre: Animation
Role: Actor
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family, Musical
Role: Actor (as Rafiki)
(movie, 1996)
···Spy Hard
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Agent Steve Bishop)
(movie, 1994)
···The Lion King
Genre: Family, Animation, Drama
Role: Actor (as Rafiki (voice))
(movie, 1994)
Role: Actor (as Robert Smith)
(movie, 1993)
···The Meteor Man
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Ted Reed)
(movie, 1990)
···Death Warrant
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Hawkins)
(movie, 1989)
···Lean On Me
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Frank Napier)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Harlan Wade)
(movie, 1987)
···They Still Call Me Bruce
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as V.A. Officer Johnson)
(movie, 1986)
···Wanted: Dead or Alive
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Philmore Walker)
(movie, 1982)
···The Kid with the Broken Halo
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Blake)
(movie, 1981)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Role: Actor (as Purlie Victorious Judson)
(movie, 1980)
···Seems Like Old Times
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Fred)
(movie, 1973)
···Super Fly T.N.T.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jordan Gaines)