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Robert Guillaume

Actor

Born - 30 November 1927, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Died - 24 October 2017

Smily Afro-American actor, born Robert Williams, whose portrait of the butler Benson in two hit TV series earned him a niche in small-screen history. Big-screen appearances were nowhere near as charismatic but included those in Super Fly TNT (1973), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Prince Jack (1984), Wanted: Dead or Alive (1987), Lean on Me (1989), Death Warrant (1990), The Meteor Man (1993), Spy Hard (1996), Silicon Towers (1999), Big Fish (2003), The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry (2008), Satin (2011) and Columbus Circle (2012), his last. He died from prostate cancer complications.