Dennis Haysbert

Dennis Haysbert

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Jun. 2nd, 1954
Born in
San Mateo, California, USA
6' 4

Dennis Haysbert's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
24 TV Show
The Unit TV Show
The Unit
Backstrom TV Show
Now and Again TV Show
Now and Again
Just the Ten of Us TV Show
Just the Ten of Us
Empire TV Show
Pure 24 (UK) TV Show
Pure 24 (UK)
Civil War 360 TV Show
Civil War 360

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Experimenter
2015 - Ted 2
2014 - Men, Women & Children
2014 - Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
2014 - Dear White People
2014 - Welcome To The Jungle
2014 - Think Like a Man Too
2013 - Life of a King
2013 - Mr. Peabody & Sherman
2012 - The Details
2012 - Wreck-It Ralph
2011 - Kung Fu Panda 2
2007 - Goodbye Bafana
2007 - Breach
2005 - Jarhead
2003 - Sinbad - Legend of the Seven Seas
2002 - Far from Heaven
1999 - The Thirteenth Floor
1999 - Random Hearts
1999 - The Minus Man
1998 - Major League: Back to the Minors
1997 - Absolute Power
1995 - Waiting to Exhale
1995 - Heat
1994 - Major League II
1992 - Love Field
1992 - Mr. Baseball
1990 - Navy Seals
1989 - Major League

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Stuff Wade
Communication-Probe Officer
Jack Jackson
Chief Barnsdale (Voiced)
Officer Wright
Kilowog (Voiced)
Russ Bradley Morrison
Fred - Lab Assistant
Doctor #1 (Voiced)
Rick Grant
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Dennis Dexter Haysbert (born June 2, 1954) is an American film and television actor. He is known for portraying Nelson Mandela in Goodbye Bafana (also released under the name The Color of Freedom), baseball player Pedro Cerrano in the Major League film trilogy, President David Palmer on the American television series 24, and Sergeant Major Jonas Blane in The Unit, as well as his work in commercials for Allstate insurance. He is also known for his authoritative, bass voice.

  • The eighth of nine children.
  • Graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA).
  • He has two children: Charles & Katharine.
  • Lives in Malibu, California.
  • Enjoys golf, tennis and scuba diving in his spare time.
  • Attended San Mateo High School in San Mateo, California.
  • He was a defensive end on his high school football team.
  • Grand marshal of the "Allstate 400 at the Brickyard" auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on 7 August 2005.

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