Robert Guillaume: Career in pictures
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Robert Guillaume: Career in pictures

Robert Guillaume: Career in pictures

Guillaume, center, accepts his Emmy Award for supporting actor in a comedy-variety or music series for his role in “Soap” from Tim Conway, right, and Loni Anderson at the 31st Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 10, 1979.

 (Reed Saxon / AP)
Robert Guillaume: Career in pictures

Guillaume gets a hug from Linda Gray of “Dallas,” who presented him with the Emmy for lead actor in a comedy series for “Benson,” in Pasadena on Sept. 22, 1985.

 (AP)
Robert Guillaume: Career in pictures

Guillaume poses for a photo in Los Angeles on Nov. 18, 1986. 

 (Michael Tweed / AP)
Robert Guillaume: Career in pictures

Guillaume in Los Angeles on Sept. 4, 1991.

 (Chris Martinez / AP)
Robert Guillaume: Career in pictures

Robert Townsend, center, tries to help his community, backed by, from left, Eddie Griffin, Marla Gibbs, Guillaume and Marilyn Coleman in MGM’s 1993 film “The Meteor Man.”

 (Elliott Marks / Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer)
Robert Guillaume: Career in pictures

Mary Tyler Moore meets with Guillaume backstage at the Neil Simon theatre in New York on March 9, 1994, where Guillaume starred in the Broadway musical “Cyrano.”

 (Kathy Willens / Associated Press)
Robert Guillaume: Career in pictures

Guillaume, far right, and the cast of ABC’s short-lived “Sports Night.”

 (ABC)
Robert Guillaume: Career in pictures

Guillaume on the 2003 DIY channel series “Enable Your Home." 

 (Associated Press)
Robert Guillaume: Career in pictures

Robert Guillaume and Beverly Todd dress up for the opening night of the opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in 1994.

 (Shepler, Lori / Los Angeles Times)
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