Hosea Chanchez

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Hosea Chanchez
Born (1981 -09-12) September 12, 1981 (age 32)
Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
Other names Hosea

Actor (1998–present)

Singer (2009–present)
Years active 1998–present

Hosea Chanchez (born September 12, 1981), also credited as Hosea, is an American actor best known for his recurring role on For Your Love and the quarterback football player Malik Wright on The CW/BET sitcom, The Game.

Early life and career[edit]

Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Chanchez spent most of his childhood in Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery, Alabama. After Chanchez relocated to California, he expressed in an interview with Wendy Williams that he had slept in his car for thirty days before starring in various guest roles on For Your Love, The Guardian, Jack & Bobby, NCIS, and Everwood.[1]

Since 2006, he appears on the CW television series The Game. Chanchez portrays quarterback Malik El Debarge Wright, opposite Wendy Raquel Robinson (who portrays his mother and agent).[2] The series returned to the air on Black Entertainment Television on January 11, 2011 where the show has become an even wider success.

Chanchez also has a theater background with roles in Shop Life, The Wiz, The Long Walk Home, Royal Oats and Glory.

In September 2012, Chanchez will star in the upcoming BET original film Let The Church Say Amen which is adapted from ReShonda Tate Billingsley's 2005 best-selling novel of the same name. The movie will be the directorial debut of actress Regina King.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1998–1999 For Your Love Delivery guy/Charlie 17 episodes
2004 The Guardian Kid 1 episode
Jack & Bobby Drunk 1 episode
What Should You Do? Rapist 9 episodes
2005 NCIS Lance Cpl. Jaime Ramos 1 episode
Over There Driver 1 episode
Close to Home Neighbor #2 1 episode
Everwood Student 1 episode
2006 Girlfriends Malik Wright 1 episode
2006–Present The Game Malik Wright 64+ episodes
Nominated - NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (2013)
2007 The Shield Angelo Owens 1 episode
2008 Invincible Mauler Twins 3 episodes
2011 "He's mine not yours"
2012 "Dysfunctional Friends"
2013 Let The Church Say Amen David Jackson TV movie for BET


  1. ^ "Hoshea Chancez". IMDb. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Hoshe Chanchez". BET. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Morales, Wilson. "Exclusive: Steve Harris, Naturi Naughton, Lela Rochon, Hosea Sanchez, and Collins Pennie cast in Regina King’s Let The Church Say Amen". BlackFilm.com. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 

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