Robert Guillaume

Birth Place: St. Louis, MO, USA

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Robert Guillaume STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 1993
Cyrano [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 1976
Nathan Detroit

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1976

Return Engagement [Broadway], 1972

Original Broadway Production, 1970
Purlie [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 1963
C.J. Moore

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1962

Original Broadway Production, 1961

City Center Revival, 1960
Second Geologist

2nd Geologist


Robert Guillaume Awards and Nominations

Robert Guillaume News

Karamu House to Present Langston Hughes' BLACK NATIVITY at Allen Theatre in December

Experience the magic of Langston Hughes' Black Nativity at Allen Theatre in December 2023. This powerful and uplifting play incorporates African traditions, gospel music, and dance, bringing the nativity story to life in a fresh and vibrant way.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Opens Theatre Season With GUYS AND DOLLS

Opening Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's 23rd anniversary season will be one of the most produced musicals in history, “Guys and Dolls.”

BIG FISH & GOOD WILL HUNTING to be Shown at Nancy Marine Studio Theatre This Month

Movies @ the Warner will present BIG FISH, 9/22 at 7 pm. The following week, the Warner will show GOOD WILL HUNTING, 9/29 at 7 pm. 

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS & BIG FISH To Be Screened At Warner Theatre

Movies @ the Warner presents FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, 9/15 at 7 pm. The following week, the Warner will show BIG FISH, 9/22 at 7 pm. Fall Films are presented by Movies @ the Warner and sponsored by Elevator Service Company.

Kravis Center Honors James Drayton During 16th Annual African-American Film Festival

Three award-winning films, a dynamic host and the honoring of a local legend will be a part of this year's ArtSmart Continuing Arts Education Series' 16th Annual African-American Film Festival (AAFF) at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.


A selection of Broadway standards by this accomplished singer and actor is a welcome summer treat.


El revival de la obra se estrenó en 1976 en el Broadway Theatre con un elenco afroamericano

Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!


The pandemic has not stopped the producers of the hit holiday musical Black Nativity from bringing their production to audiences around the world. Black Nativity: A Gospel Christmas Musical Experience is known for sold out performances in Atlanta, and cities in the southeast, will return this year as a streamed theatrical concertized performance.

Kravis Center Announces 2020-2021 Season of Concerts, Comedy, Dance and Broadway

With a line-up that features world-class artists in music, dance, comedy, top-touring Broadway hits and more, the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its tradition of offering a diverse season with something for everyone.

Al Hirschfeld Foundation Presents Online Exhibition LOST IN THE STARS: BLACK THEATRE MAKERS DRAWN BY HIRSCHFELD

The Al Hirschfeld Foundation has announced the latest in a series of online exhibitions exploring the work of one of the most iconic artists of the last century.

John Wesley, Best Known For THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR, Dies At 72

John Wesley, actor known for parts in films such as 'Stop, Or My Mom Will Shoot', 'Martin' and 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air' and the recent award-winning short film 'Second Acts' has died. He was 72.

Best Theatres In Cleveland: A Guide To The Top Local Theatres

Check out our list of some of the top venues to check out when visiting Cleveland below!

Tony Tanner Directs World Premiere of GIVE ME THE SUN

Acclaimed director Tony Tanner will world premiere Give Me the Sun, his riveting adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts, at The Lounge Theatre in Hollywood on September 15, 2018.

Tony Tanner Directs World Premiere of GIVE ME THE SUN

Acclaimed director Tony Tanner will world premiere Give Me the Sun, his riveting adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts, at The Lounge Theatre in Hollywood on September 15, 2018.

Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series Of Films And Concerts Includes Three New Components

McAninch Arts Center, located at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), presents the 2018 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series. Programming runs July 12-Aug.10 and includes a Thursday evening Family Movie Series, the Thursday evening WDCB Live Jazz Concert Series and a Friday evening Pop Music Series. One of the highlights of the Friday evening series promises to be the July 20 New Philharmonic pops concert, which will be broadcast on Facebook Live for the second year in a row. New for this season: To help insure everyone's safety in light of the growing popularity of the series, seating for films and evening concerts will begin at 6 p.m. No admittance will be allowed prior to 6 p.m. for sound check and security reasons.  Admission to Lakeside Pavilion Summer Series events and parking is always free.

Photo Coverage: A Final Farewell to Those We've Lost in 2017

As we say goodbye to 2017, we remember all of those we have lost in this past year. From actors to directors and musicians, these people have shared their gifts with us and they will not be forgotten. Join BroadwayWorld in remembering some of these people below.

Aaron Sorkin Pens Touching Tribute to Late Actor Robert Guillaume

In today's Variety, playwright Aaron Sorkin (A FEW GOOD MEN) penned a touching tribute to the late actor. You may read it in full below

Norm Lewis Remembers Fellow Phantom- the Late Robert Guillaume

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Robert Guillaume, the stage's first African American 'Phantom', passed away today, October 24, 2017, due to complications of prostate cancer. He was 89.


Robert Guillaume has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

Robert Guillaume has not appeared in the West End.

Robert Guillaume has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Outstanding Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in "Guys and Dolls." Additionally, he was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for the same production, "Guys and Dolls."

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