Dennis Haysbert



Place of birth:

San Mateo, California, USA:


Dennis Dexter Haysbert (born June 2, 1954) is an American film and television actor. He is known for portraying baseball player Pedro Cerrano in the Major League film trilogy, President David Palmer on the American television series 24, and Sergeant Major Jonas Blane on the drama series The Unit, as well as his work in commercials for Allstate Insurance. He is also known for his authoritative, bass voice.

Film Credits

Playing with Fire (2019)
as Commander Richards
Secret Obsession (2019)
as D├ętective Frank Page
Breakthrough (2019)
as Doctor Garrett
Christmas Everlasting (2018)
as Uncle Barney
Kodachrome (2017)
as Larry
Naked (2017)
as Reginald Swope
The Dark Tower (2017)
as Steven Deschain
Fist Fight (2017)
as Superintendent Johnson
Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016)
as Colonel
Dead Rising: Endgame (2016)
as General Lyons
Baby, Baby, Baby (2015)
as Doctor Hankin
Experimenter (2015)
as Ossie Davis
Ted 2 (2015)
as Fertility Doctor
Dead Rising (2015)
as General Lyons
How Murray Saved Christmas (2014)
as Narrator (voice)
Dear White People (2014)
as Dean Fairbanks
Men, Women & Children (2014)
as Secretluvur
Sniper: Legacy (2014)
as The Colonel
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
as Manute
Think Like a Man Too (2014)
as Uncle Eddie
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
as Judge (voice)
Out of the Blue (2013)
as Control
Life of a King (2013)
as Searcy
Welcome to the Jungle (2013)
as Mr. Palmer
Battledogs (2013)
as Lt. General Christopher Monning
LUV (2013)
as Mr. Fish
Heartburn (2013)
as Matthew Boa
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
as General Hologram (voice)
Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters (2011)
as Ox (voice)
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
as Master Storming Ox (voice)
The Details (2011)
as Lincoln
When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun (2010)
as Himself
Breach (2007)
as Dan Plesac
Goodbye Bafana (2007)
as Nelson Mandela
Jarhead (2005)
as Major Lincoln
Sinbad and the Cyclops Island (2003)
as Kale
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
as Kale (voice)
The Making of Far From Heaven (2002)
as Himself
Far from Heaven (2002)
as Raymond Deagan
Ticker (2002)
as FBI Agent
Love & Basketball (2000)
as Zeke McCall
What's Cooking? (2000)
as Ronald Williams
Random Hearts (1999)
as Detective George Beaufort
The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
as Det. Larry McBain
The Minus Man (1999)
as Graves
Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
as Pedro Cerrano
How to Make the Cruelest Month (1998)
as Manhattan Parks
Standoff (1998)
as Agent Ty 'Bama' Jones
Absolute Power (1997)
as Tim Collin
Widow's Kiss (1996)
as Eddie Costello
Amanda (1996)
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
as Kenneth Dawkins
Heat (1995)
as Donald Breedan
Major League II (1994)
as Pedro Cerrano
Suture (1993)
as Clay Arlington
Love Field (1992)
as Paul Cater
Mr. Baseball (1992)
as Max 'Hammer' Dubois
K-9000 (1991)
as Nick Sanrio
Navy Seals (1990)
as Billy Graham
Major League (1989)
as Pedro Cerrano
A Summer to Remember (1985)
as Sheriff Pierce
Grambling's White Tiger (1981)
as James 'Shack' Harris
Scoring (1979)
as Lt. Harrigan
Silent Retreat ()