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Robert Guillaume

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Also Known As: Died: October 24, 2017
Born: November 30, 1927 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: St Louis, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1983:
Formed Guillaume/Margo Productions
1989:
Co-starred in the feature "Lean on Me"
1979:
Co-starred with Gary Coleman in the TV-movies "The Kid from Left Field" (1979), "The Kid with the Broken Halo" (1982) and "The Kid with the 200 I.Q." (1983;) also executive produced the latter
1995:
Reprised Rafiki on the animated TV spin-off "Timon & Pumbaa" (CBS)
2011:
Co-starred in the Las Vegas-set feature "Satin"
1998:
Co-starred in the ABC series "Sports Night"
1989:
Starred on ABC sitcom "The Robert Guillaume Show"; also executive produced
1973:
Made his feature film debut in "Superfly TNT"
1977:
Played Benson on the ABC sitcom "Soap"
1990:
Replaced Michael Crawford as "The Phantom of the Opera" in Los Angeles production of the hit musical; was the first black actor to play the role
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Made stage debut as Billy Bigelow in a regional production of "Carousel"
1979:
Starred as title character in TV series, "Benson", a spin-off of "Soap"
1977:
Appeared in Broadway musicals "Porgy and Bess," "Kwamina," "Purlie" and as Nathan Detroit in black revival of "Guys and Dolls"; earned 1977 Tony nomination as Lead Actor in a Musical for the latter
1964:
Made his Off-Broadway debut in "Fly Blackbird"
1983:
Played title character in TV adaptation of Broadway musical "Purlie"
1994:
Voiced the character of Rafiki in the animated Disney blockbuster "The Lion King"
2003:
Played a family doctor in Tim Burton's fantasy drama "Big Fish"
1986:
Made his directorial debut in the ABC TV-movie "John Grin's Christmas"; also produced and starred in
2004:
Was featured in the documentary "TV in Black: The First Fifty Years"
2012:
Appeared in final feature role in a opposite Amy Smart and Selma Blair in the thriller "Columbus Circle"
2013:
Played Dr. Black in final-released work, the short film "Off the Beach"

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