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Pooch Hall Biography

Birth Name:
Marion Hall Jr.
Birth Place:
Brockton, Massachusetts, United States

Fast Facts

  • Played football for the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, for two years, with hopes of turning pro
  • Considered becoming a professional welterweight or middleweight boxer during college, but a knockout punch during a sparring match changed Hall's mind
  • Began his acting career with a series of Boston TV commercials and industrial films
  • Landed his first series-regular role in 2006, playing NFL wide receiver Derwin Davis on the CW sitcom The Game
  • Came by his unusual stage name as a baby: a neighbor took to calling Ronald Hall Jr
  • "Pookie," which his father changed to "Poochie," and eventually just "Pooch
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  • Marion Hall Sr. -- Father