Dennis Haysbert

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Birth Name: Dennis Dexter Haysbert

Place of Birth: San Mateo, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 2, 1954

Ethnicity: African-American

Dennis Haysbert is an American actor. He is the son of Gladys (Minor) and Charles Whitney Haysbert, who were from Louisiana. He has two children with his former wife, Lynn Griffith.

Dennis’s paternal grandparents were William “Willie” Haysbert (the son of Cal Haysbert) and Addie Barrow (the daughter of Allan Barrow and Harriet).

Dennis’s maternal grandfather was Ben/Bennie Minor (the son of William Minor and Lucinda/Lucy Wilkinson). William was the son of Nelson Minor and Lucinda.

Dennis’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Greenup (the daughter of Charles or Jeff Greenup and Rosalie/Rose Williams). Charles was the son of Jacob Greenup and Mary. Rosalie was the daughter of Jordan Williams and Elizabeth.

Source: Dennis’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census –

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