Robert Peter Williams sunrise 11/30/1927 St. Louis, MO, sunset 10/24/2017 Los Angeles.
Served in U.S. Army before becoming an actor.
Best known for playing Benson on Soap and on Benson.
Married twice, divorced, four children.
Won a Grammy Award.
First black actor to win the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy series in 1985 and first and only black actor to win an Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1979.
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