Dennis Haysbert

Dennis Haysbert

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Age
63
Birthday
Jun. 2nd, 1954
Born in
San Mateo, California, USA
Height
6' 4

Dennis Haysbert's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
24 TV Show
24
The Unit TV Show
The Unit
Backstrom TV Show
Backstrom
Incorporated TV Show
Incorporated
Now and Again TV Show
Now and Again
Just the Ten of Us TV Show
Just the Ten of Us
Empire (2005) TV Show
Empire (2005)
Pure 24 (UK) TV Show
Pure 24 (UK)
Civil War 360 TV Show
Civil War 360
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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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:
  • Enjoys golf, tennis and scuba diving in his spare time.
  • Lives in Malibu, California.
  • He was a defensive end on his high school football team.
  • 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.
  • He is also a certified Deep Sea Diver per Discovery Channel "Secrets of Pearl Harbor" in June 2008 that he hosts, narrates and stars in.
  • A car buff, he owns both a Range Rover and a Bentley. (2006).
  • Grand marshal of the "Allstate 400 at the Brickyard" auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on 7 August 2005.
  • 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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