|Born||Dennis Dexter Haysbert|
June 2, 1954
San Mateo, California, United States
|Occupation||Acting, voice acting|
Dennis Haysbert is an American film and television actor. He is known for portraying Nelson Mandela in Goodbye Bafana, 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, baritone voice.