Dennis Haysbert

Dennis Haysbert

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Age
59
Birthday
Jun. 2nd, 1954
Born in
San Mateo, California, USA
Height
6' 4 1/2

Dennis Haysbert's Main TV Roles

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

Main Movie Roles

2007 - Breach
2007 - Goodbye Bafana
2005 - Jarhead
2003 - Sinbad - Legend of the Seven Seas
2002 - Far from Heaven
1999 - The Thirteenth Floor
1999 - The Minus Man
1999 - Random Hearts
1998 - Major League: Back to the Minors
1997 - Absolute Power
1995 - Heat
1995 - Waiting to Exhale
1994 - Major League II
1992 - Mr. Baseball
1990 - Navy Seals
1989 - Major League
1985 - Witness

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Chief Barnsdale (Voiced)
4
Jack Jackson
3
Frank
3
Kilowog (Voiced)
3
Agent #1 (Voiced)
2
Russ Bradley Morrison
2
Driver
2
Himself - 'Jersey Shore' Auditioner
2
Rick Grant
2
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BIOGRAPHY:

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.


TRIVIA:
  • The eighth of nine children.
  • In the photo caption for his San Mateo, California, high school yearbook. He cited having his face on the cover of Ebony and TV Guide as life goals, both of which he later achieved.
  • His parents were married for 51 years before his father's death.
  • He has two children: Charles & Katharine.
  • A car buff, he owns both a Range Rover and a Bentley. (2006).
  • Graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA).
  • He was a defensive end on his high school football team.
  • When he first moved to Los Angeles he worked in a grocery store and took classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. When he wasn't in class or working at the store, Haysbert says, he consumed any self-help book he could get his hands on, including How to Visualize What You Want and The Power of Positive Thinking.


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