He also appeared on the small screen in the highly praised CBS series Now and Again.
Born and raised in northern California, Haysbert was offered various sports scholarships after high school, but he chose to study acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He was cast in his first television role on an Emmy Award-winning episode of Lou Grant, which co-starred Jesse Jackson.
Haysbert is very active in the fight against AIDS, and in 2000 he was the spokesperson for the Harlem Health Expo Break the Silence campaign. Currently he is the spokesperson for the National Leadership Commission on AIDS, as well as The Western Center on Law and Poverty.
He resides in Los Angeles.
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Dennis Haysbert Facts
|Dennis Dexter Haysbert
|June 2, 1954 (69)
|San Mateo, California, USA
|6' 4" (1m93) How tall is Dennis Haysbert compared to you?