In 2007 Houston starred in the horror film Somebody Help Me.
He then starred in the sequel, Somebody Help Me 2 in 2010.
In 1997, he had a brief cameo in the movie "Good Burger", a spin-off from a sketch on the Nickelodeon show "All That" starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. Houston and his IMx (formerly Immature) band members made an appearance in Destiny's Child music video for the single "No, No, No Part 1" off their 1998 album The Writing's on the Wall.
In 1999, shortly after Houston's run on the Sister, Sister show ended, Marques had a brief cameo in Destiny's Child's video rendition of The Writing's on the Wall single Jumpin', Jumpin' directed by Joseph Kahn.
As an actor, he is best known for his role as Roger Evans in the television comedy Sister, Sister.
In 1992, Houston became a founding member of the R&B group Immature (also known as IMx).
The two also collaborated on "For Your Love", a song from an unreleased album by Young Rome.
Houston made guest appearances on fellow TUG Entertainment artist Mila J's single "Good Lookin' Out" and Yung Joc's single "1st Time"; he made appearances in both music videos.
Houston featured on 50 Cent's remix to the hit single "Candy Shop", which also featured wss the group Dame Four.
From 2005 to 2006, Houston starred in his own television series, Cuts as Kevin Barnes, which was a spin-off of One on One.
Despite good ratings, the show only lasted two seasons due to UPN merging with The WB to become The CW which caused Cuts along with many other UPN shows to get cancelled.