Marion H. "Pooch" Hall, Jr. (born February 8, 1976) is an American television and film actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as professional football player Derwin Davis on the CW comedy-drama TV series The Game.

Early life and careerEdit

Born in Brockton, Massachusetts, Hall attended Taunton High School. In 1994, he won the Southern New England Golden Gloves for boxing. Hall attended the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth before he began acting.

Hall landed his first acting role in the 2001 Lift. That same year, he appeared in the crime drama Blue Hill Avenue, opposite Allen Payne. In 2003, he served as co-host for The N reality series Girls v. Boys. In 2005, he portrayed Ty'ree in the miniseries Miracle's Boys. The following year, he won the role of Derwin Davis on The Game. He was featured as Chrisette Michele's love interest in her music video "What You Do". Currently, he has 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).


Year Film Role Notes
2001 Lift Derek
Blue Hill Avenue Billy "Schlep Rock" Brown Credited as Marion Hall
2003 Beacon Hill Michael Cannon
A Tale of Two Pizzas Eugene
2004 Black Cloud Rocket Ray Tracey Credited as "Pooch" Marion Hall
2005 The Food Chain: A Hollywood Scarytale Chad Prater
2006 Hood of Horror Sod Alternative title: Snoop Dogg's Hood of Horror
Blind Dating Jay
2008 Diary of a Champion Terrell Thomas
2010 Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming Dane Post Production
Year Title Role Notes
2004 The Division DJ 1 episode
Without a Trace Lionel Episode: "The Season"
Christmas at Water's Edge Tre Television movie
2005 Miracle's Boys Ty'Ree Miniseries
2006 Heist Lucas Episode: "Strife"
Pepper Dennis Garfield 6 episodes
2006-Present The Game Derwin Davis 53 episodes
2007 Girlfriends Derwin Davis Episode: "It's Been Determined"
2008 Courtroom K Orangelo Tell Television movie
2009 Xtra Credit Shawn Hadley Television movie
Diary of a Champion Terrell Thomas Television movie
Accidentally on Purpose Ryan Recurring role