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Dennis Haysbert Net Worth and Salary: Dennis Haysbert is an American actor who has a net worth of $20 million. Dennis Haysbert is probably most famous for playing the roles of President David Palmer on 24, and Sergeant Major Jonas Blane on The Unit. He is also famously the long running spokesman for insurance company Allstate. Dennis Haysbert was born in San Mateo, California, in 1954. He was one of nine children. He turned down several offers of athletic scholarships to colleges and instead enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He made his on-screen debut with a part in “Lou Grant” in 1978 and appeared in his first film, “Scoring”, a year later. His first major movie role came in the 1989 hit “Major League” when he portrayed Pedro Cerrano. In 1990 he appeared in “Navy SEALS”. He had memorable roles in 1995’s “Heat” and “Waiting to Exhale”, 1997’s “Absolute Power” and 200’s “Love & Basketball”.
In 2001 Dennis landed a career-changing role as Senator, then later President, David Palmer alongside Kiefer Sutherland on the series “24”. Haysbert was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance, and has said he believes the character played a role in helping Barack Obama secure the Democratic nomination later in the decade. He’s also well known in U.S. households as the spokesman for Allstate Insurance, frequently appearing on TV screens asking Americans whether they’re “in good hands”. Other TV and film credits include “Major League II”, “Love & Basketball”, “Jarhead”, “Kung Fu Panda 2”, “Wreck-It Ralph”, “Growing Pains”, “Now and Again”, “The Unit”, and “Return to Lonesome Dove”. He made his Broadway debut in a 2010 production of “Race”, voiced ticket sales promos for Brigham Young University’s football team and recorded radio commercials for California Senator Barbara Boxer. Haysbert has been married and divorced twice, and has two children.
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I’ve studied theater since high school. Of course, it’s a different story altogether being on Broadway, but it’s still theater, and you have to be in front of a live audience, and that’s very exciting. It’s something I’ve definitely wanted to do, but I got involved in movies and television, and then it became a luxury to get back on the stage.Dennis Haysbert
Sometimes you have to laugh to keep from crying or getting overly angry or to maintain control.Dennis Haysbert
There are always different roles and questions to be asked about certain characters.Dennis Haysbert
Dad worked as a security guard for United Airlines, and Mom was a housewife who cleaned houses to make ends meet.Dennis Haysbert
I’ve done a lot of different things in my life. I’ve parachuted, done some deep-sea diving. Inasmuch as it’s safe to do, I can do it.Dennis Haysbert