Dennis Haysbert Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Dennis Haysbert Quick Info
Height 6 ft 5 in
Weight 102 kg
Date of Birth June 2, 1954
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Dark Brown

Dennis Haysbert is an American actor who is best known for portraying baseball player Pedro Cerrano in the Major League film trilogy (1989, 1994, 1998), Agent Tim Collin in the political thriller movie Absolute Power (1997), Sergeant Major Jonas Blane in the action-drama TV series The Unit (2006-2009), and David Palmer in the first 5 seasons of the action-drama TV series 24 (2001-2006). In April 2009, he started a production company whose first project was an HBO documentary about an up-and-coming boxer.

Born Name

Dennis Dexter Haysbert

Nick Name

Dennis

Dennis Haysbert as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2019
Dennis Haysbert as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2019 (Dennis Haysbert / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Dennis graduated from the San Mateo High School in 1972 after which he was offered athletic sponsorships owing to his height and frame. He, however, chose to study acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.

Occupation

Actor

Dennis Haysbert as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020
Dennis Haysbert as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020 (Dennis Haysbert / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Charles Whitney Haysbert, Sr. (Deputy Sheriff, Airline Security Guard)
  • Mother – Gladys Haysbert (née Minor) (House Cleaner)
  • Siblings – Adam Haysbert (Younger Brother), Lenier Garnet Haysbert (Older Brother), Rita Haysbert (Older Sister), Stanley Hershel Haysbert (Older Brother), Al Haysbert (Older Brother), Charles Haysbert, Jr. (Older Brother), Ronald Haysbert (Older Brother), Jeannette Haysbert (Older Sister)
  • Others – William Haysbert (Paternal Grandfather), Addie Barrow (Paternal Grandmother), Ben Minor (Maternal Grandfather), Elizabeth Greenup (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

He is represented by Geevani Singh, Manager, GS Management Group, Inc., San Marino, Los Angeles County, California, United States.

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm

Weight

102 kg or 225 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Dennis has dated –

  1. Elena Simms (1980–1984) – Dennis and Elena Simms were married for almost 5 years and got divorced in 1984.
  2. Lynn Griffith (1989–2001) – Dennis got married to Lynn Griffith in 1989 and they have 2 children together, a son named Charles Haysbert (Film Producer) and a daughter named Katharine Haysbert. They parted ways in 2001.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of African-American descent.

Dennis Haysbert as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019
Dennis Haysbert as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019 (Dennis Haysbert / Instagram)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Bulky frame
  • A heavy, deep voice
  • Short-cropped hair
  • Affable smile
  • Often sports a goatee

Religion

Christianity

Brand Endorsements

Dennis has been featured in the TV commercials for –

  • Allstate Insurance (2003-2008)
  • Discovery Channel (2005)
  • Virgin 1 (2007)

Dennis Haysbert Favorite Things

SourceWikipedia, IMDb

Dennis Haysbert as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2018
Dennis Haysbert as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2018 (Dennis Haysbert / Instagram)

Dennis Haysbert Facts

  1. For his portrayal of Raymond Deagan in the 2002 period drama film Far from Heaven, he won a Satellite Award for ‘Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture’ and the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for ‘Best Supporting Actor’.
  2. For his portrayal of Dr. Theodore Morris in the science-fiction comedy-drama TV series Now and Again (1999-2000), he won a Saturn Award for ‘Best Supporting Actor on Television’.
  3. He is the 1st actor to have portrayed the DC Comics character Kilowog, a member of the Green Lantern Corps, in any entertainment medium outside of the traditional comic books. He voiced the character in several episodes of the animated TV series Justice League and Justice League Unlimited.
  4. Dennis has also lent his voice to video game characters such as Irving Lambert in Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow, the narrator in Call of Duty: Finest Hour, and David Palmer in 24: The Game.

Featured Image by Dennis Haysbert / Instagram

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