He won three awards (Satellite Award, Black Reel Award, and Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award) for Best Supporting Actor for that role.
In 2005, he had a supporting role in Sam Mendes's film, Jarhead.
His commercials typically end with one of the two Allstate Corporation official slogans, either "Are you in good hands? He has also appeared in Spanish-language commercials with the line "Con Allstate, Estás En Buenas Manos." (With Allstate, you're in good hands.) In 2009–2010, Allstate used the Neil Sedaka song "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" in television commercials to promote Allstate's car insurance.
Haysbert also voices the Military Channel's commercials with their official slogan: "The Military Channel.
Go Behind the Lines." Haysbert has also done voice work for various video games, such as Irving Lambert in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow, the narrator in Call of Duty: Finest Hour and David Palmer in 24: The Game.
He provided the voice of Kilowog on various episodes of Justice League and Justice League Unlimited.
On March 4, 2006, Haysbert guest starred on the Saturday Night Live episode hosted by Natalie Portman as the host of a live action/animated TV Funhouse cartoon called "Belated Black History Moment".
In 2008, Haysbert was featured in national television ads to raise public awareness about lending discrimination. For the 2006 college football season, Haysbert did voice work for ticket sales promotions for Brigham Young University.