|Name:||Dennis Dexter Haysbert|
|Birthplace:||San Mateo, California, United States|
|Birthdate:||June 2, 1954|
|Films appeared in:||Navy SEALs|
Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow
24: The Game
Sniper: Kill Shot
Jarhead 3: The Siege
|Role:||William "Billy" Graham (Navy SEALs)|
Donald Breedan (Heat)
President David Palmer (24)
(24: The Game)
Irving Lambert (Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow)
Jonas Blane (The Unit)
The Colonel (Sniper: Legacy)
(Sniper: Kill Shot)
Major Lincoln (Jarhead 3: The Siege)
Dennis Haysbert (born born June 2, 1954) is an American film and television actor who is reknown for his television roles on "24" and "The Unit" as well as being the spokesperson for various Allstate commercials. He has also narrated and hosted various documentary programs and films due to his instantly recognizable deep voice. Prior to his long-running television gigs, he had guest-starred or portrayed various characters on shows like "The A-Team" and "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century".
He was mainly known for his appearances in the Major League trilogy (with Tom Berenger), the 1992 historical romantic drama Love Field, the 1995 heist crime drama Heat (with Val Kilmer, Ted Levine, Kevin Gage, Danny Trejo and Thomas Rosales Jr.) and the 2002 award-nominated film Far from Heaven (with Dennis Quaid). Haysbert is also known by comic book fans for voicing various characters for DC comics animated shows.
Haysbert's other film credits include: Mr. Baseball, Suture, Absolute Power (with Ed Harris and Penny Johnson Jerald), The Thirteenth Floor, Random Hearts (with Harrison Ford, Charles S. Dutton and Christina Chang), Love & Basketball (with Harry Lennix), Goodbye Bafana, Breach (with Chris Cooper), The Details, LUV, Think Like a Man Too, Life of a King (with Cuba Gooding Jr.), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (with Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rosario Dawson and Powers Boothe), Men, Women & Children, Dear White People and the Sniper sequels Sniper: Legacy (again with Berenger) and Sniper: Kill Shot.
Haysbert also provided voice-overs for the recent animated films Kung Fu Panda 2 (with Gary Oldman and Jean-Claude Van Damme), Wreck-It Ralph and Mr. Peabody & Sherman and will appear in the Crackle online video game adaptation series "Dead Rising", which will later be distributed as a complete movie on home video formats.