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, Secret Service Agent Tim Collin in the 1997 political thriller film Absolute Power, David Palmer on the American television series 24, Sergeant Major Jonas Blane on the drama series The Unit and Detective John Almond in Backstrom. He also appears in commercials for Allstate Insurance and has appeared in the films Love Field and Far from Heaven.
|Full name at birth||
Dennis Dexter Haysbert
|Claim to fame||
President David Palmer on 24
|Date of birth||
2 June 1954
|Place of birth||
San Mateo, California, United States
Actor, Director, Producer
6' 5" (196 cm)
225 lbs (102.1 kg)
Deep resonant voice
San Mateo High School, San Mateo, CA
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
GS Mangement Inc
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