Dennis Haysbert Biography

Fast Facts:

Name: Dennis Dexter Haysbert

Birthdate: June 2, 1954

Birthplace: San Mateo, California

Eyes: Brown

Height: 6'4"

Relationships: Lynn Griffith (1989 -2000) Divorced

Children: Son - Charles, Daughter - Catherine.

Bits and Pieces:

He got is big break in the movie Love Field opposite Michelle Pfeiffer but he was only hired after Denzel Washington dropped out then Eriq La Salle was hired, and fired. Only then did they call Dennis for the role
- attended American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasedena California where he majored in acting
- Dropped out of college twice
- Dennis is the eighth of nine children

Credits:
Movies
Breach - 2007
Goodbye Bafana - 2007 (Nelson Mandela)
Jarhead - 2005
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas - 2003
Hire: Ticker, The - 2002
Far from Heaven - 2002
What's Cooking? - 2000
Love & Basketball - 2000
Random Hearts - 1999
The Minus Man - 1999
The Thirteenth Floor - 1999
Major League: Back To the Minors - 1998
How To Make The Cruelest Month - 1998
Standoff - 1998
Absolute Power - 1997
Insomnia - 1996
Amanda - 1996
Waiting To Exhale - 1995
Heat - 1995
Major League II - 1994
Suture - 1993
Love Field - 1992
Mr Basball - 1992
Navy Seals - 1990
Major League - 1989
TV:
The Unit - 2006/2007
Empire (TV Series) - 2004
Soul Food - 2001
Now And Again - 1999-2000
Widow's Kiss - 1994
The Writing on the Wall - 1994
Hallelujah - 1993
Queen (miniseries) - 1993
Return to Lonesome Dove (miniseries) - 1993
K-9000 - 1991
Love Field - 1990 (1st Leading Role)
Growing Pains - 1988-1989
Just the Ten of Us - 1988-1989
A Summer to Remember - 1985
Off The Rack - 1984
The Return of Marcus Welby, M.D. - 1984
Grambling's White Tiger - 1981
Code Red - 1981-1982