R.I.P. Robert Guillaume, Star Of ‘Benson’, Dead At 89

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Robert Guillaume Dead At 89

A famed actor who appeared in two 70s sitcoms has died. Robert Guillaume died Tuesday from complications of prostate cancer according to his wife who spoke with The Associated Press.

Guillaume is best known for his role as butler Benson Du Bois in 1977 series “Soap,” and its accompanying spinoff. Guillaume won two Emmys for his role as Benson, was also known as the the voice of Rafiki in “The Lion King.”

He was 89-years-old.

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