Pooh Hall is a television and film actor, rapper, and model. He is best known for his role as Derwin Davis, the football player on the CW/BET sitcom The Game. Hall also appeared in the 2011 film Jumping the Broom as Ricky.
Here are a few other exciting facts about Pooch Hall:
1. Born Marion H. (Pooch) Hall, Jr., in Brockton, Massachusetts. He attended Brockton High School.
2. Attended the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth where he got his first taste for acting with the UMass Dartmouth Theatre Company.
3. Played football for the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, for two years, with hopes of turning pro.
4. Considered becoming a professional welterweight or middleweight boxer during college, but a knockout punch during a sparring match changed Hall’s mind.
5. Started his career doing commercials and modeling. He did not start acting until he was 21.
6. Landed his first acting role in the 2001 film, Lift.
7. Appeared in several movies, including the hit film Black Cloud (2004) written and directed by Rick Schroder.
8. Served as co-host for The N reality series Girls v. Boys. In 2005, he portrayed Ty’ree in the miniseries Miracle’s Boys.
9. Featured as Chrisette Michele’s love interest in her music video “What You Do.”
8. During the 2009-2010 season, he had a recurring role as Ryan on the CBS sitcom Accidentally on Purpose, replacing Cory Hardrict (the husband of Tia Mowry, his co-star from The Game).
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