‘Ray Donovan’ Actor Pooch Hall Charged With DUI, Child Abuse

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Pooch Hall may need a real-life Hollywood fixer.

The Ray Donovan actor was charged with one felony count of child endangerment, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

He is also charged with one misdemeanour count of driving under the influence.

The charges stem from an Oct. 3 traffic collision in Burbank, Calif. Police said the actor was driving around with his two-year-old son in his lap when he crashed his Chrysler 300 sedan into a parked car.

Witnesses told officers they spotted a man weaving in and out of traffic with a small child seated in his lap. They also reported seeing the toddler’s hands on the steering wheel.

The actor, whose real name is Marion Henry Hall, was taken into custody at the scene and released the next day.

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The D.A.’s office said Hall had a .08 per cent blood alcohol level. Prosecutors are asking for bail to be set at $100,000, once a court date is scheduled.

If convicted, Hall faces up to six years in state prison.

The actor rose to prominence as Derwin Davis in football comedy, The Game, which first ran on The CW and later on BET.

In 2013, he began playing Daryll Donovan on the Showtime drama Ray Donovan about a professional fixer for the rich and famous in Los Angeles.

Season 6 of Ray Donovan premieres on October 28.