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Robert Guillaume

Robert Guillaume, Groundbreaking Emmy Winner In ‘Soap,’ ‘Benson,’ Dies

Actor Robert Guillaume, who became the first black actor to win comedy Emmys for playing sharp-tongued butler turned lieutenant governor Benson DuBois on Soap and its spinoff, Benson, died Tuesday at age 89. Guillaume was…

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‘Benson’ Star James Noble Dies at 94

James Noble, best known for his role as Governor Eugene Gatling on “Benson,” died on Monday in Connecticut, The New York Times reports. He was 94. The actor died at Norwalk Hospital after suffering a stroke….

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