You might recognize Dennis Haysbert as the voice of Allstate Insurance Co. He has appeared in commercials for the company since 2003. Haysbert also captured the attention of audiences and critics alike with his groundbreaking role as President David Palmer on FOX’s hit series 24, for which he received his first Golden Globe nomination. He also starred in the CBS series The Unit, which continues to be an iconic and culturally relevant television show. Read More >
Born and raised in Northern California, Haysbert began acting with a television role on an episode of the Emmy-winning Lou Grant. Haysbert’s upcoming film projects include the romantic comedy Think Like a Man Too, sequel to the hit 2012 film Think Like a Man, Dimension Film’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, in which he stars as Manute, Paramount Picture’s Men Women & Children and Lionsgate’s Dear White People.
Haysbert is active in the fight against AIDS and in 2000 was spokesperson for the Harlem Health Expo “Break the Silence” as well as The Western Center on Law and Poverty. He has done many USO tours, most recently in Italy, Germany, Southwest Asia and Afghanistan. He is not only a respected actor, but a speaker with a commanding, recognizable voice who is willing to collaborate with any audience to create a truly special evening. Read Less ^