(CNN)Actor Robert Guillaume, best understood for his title function in the TELEVISION series “Benson,” passed away Tuesday at his house in Los Angeles. He was 89.
“He kinda went the method everybody wants they could, surrounded by love and in his sleep,” Guillaume stated.
She included that her hubby actually liked making music, amusing and making individuals laugh. He cherished his function as Rafiki in Disney’s 1994 animated movie “The Lion King,” she stated.
Guillaume starred as the level-headed butler Benson DuBois on the comedy”Benson “from 1979 -1986. He won the Emmy for exceptional lead star in a funny for his efficiency in the function in 1985. Lots of TELEVISION functions followed, consisting of turns on”A Different World”and”Sports Night. “
Guillaume is made it through by 4 kids, all whom had actually hung out going to with their dad in his last weeks, Donna Guillaume stated.
“He was a great other half and an excellent dad,” she included. “He was an excellent, fantastic individual.”