O'Neal Compton (1951–2019)

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O'Neal Compton was born on February 5, 1951 in Sumter, South Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for Deep Impact (1998), Nixon (1995) and Big Eden (2000). He died on February 18, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. See full bio »

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Known For

Deep Impact Morten Entrekin
Nixon Texas Man
Big Eden Jim Soams
Little Big League Major League Umpire


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 2001 Kill Me Later
Agent McGinley
 2000 Picking Up the Pieces
Texas John
 2000 Big Eden
Jim Soams
 1999/I Life
Superintendant Abernathy
 1998 Party of Five (TV Series)
Les Jablonsky
- One Christmas, to Go (1998) ... Les Jablonsky
 1998 Deep Impact
Morten Entrekin
 1998 LateLine (TV Series)
- Buddy Hackett (1998) ... Harlan
 1998 Primary Colors
Sailorman Shoreson
 1997 Orleans (TV Series)
Lawyer Curtis Manzant / Curtis Manzant
- Why Did the Crawfish Cross the Road? (1997) ... Lawyer Curtis Manzant
- Missing (1997) ... Lawyer Curtis Manzant
- When the Saints Go Marching in (1997) ... Lawyer Curtis Manzant
- Luther's Temptation (1997) ... Lawyer Curtis Manzant
- Baby-Sitting (1997) ... Curtis Manzant
 1995-1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Earl Haffler / Earl
- The English Patient (1997) ... Earl Haffler
- The Diplomat's Club (1995) ... Earl
 1996 Shaughnessy (TV Movie)
 1996 Diabolique
Irv Danziger
 1995 Nixon
Texas Man
 1995 The Single Guy (TV Series)
- Attraction (1995) ... TY
 1995 Coach (TV Series)
- Oh, a Pro Job: Part 2 (1995) ... Hal
 1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Gene Newtrich
- Individual Responsibility (1995) ... Gene Newtrich
 1994 Nell
Don Fontana
 1994 Roadracers (TV Movie)
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
- Roadracers (1994) ... J.T.
 1994 Little Big League
Major League Umpire
 1994 Murder Between Friends (TV Movie)
Det. Easby
 1994 Martin (TV Series)
Police Officer
- No Justice, No Peace (1994) ... Police Officer
 1993 Grace Under Fire (TV Series)
- Keeping Faith (1993) ... Doctor
 1993 Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (TV Movie)
Sheriff Denby
 1993 Harts of the West (TV Series)
- The Right Stuff (1993)
 1993 The Thing Called Love
Singing Cop
 1993 What's Love Got to Do with It
George (the Ramada Inn Manager)
 1993 Made in America
 1993 The Wonder Years (TV Series)
 1993 Home Improvement (TV Series)
 1992 Delta (TV Series)
Mr. Boone / Patron
- A Christmas Tale (1992) ... Mr. Boone
- The Bad Word (1992) ... Patron
 1992 A Message from Holly (TV Movie)
Burly Man
 1992 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series)
Fez Man
- Kohler Buys the Diner (1992) ... Fez Man
 1992 Dream On (TV Series)
Huge Guy
- B.S. Elliot (1992) ... Huge Guy
 1992 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
 1991 Brother Future (TV Movie)
 1990 The Boyfriend School
Gas Station Attendant
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With his friends David Boatwright and Timmy Mallard, he started a production company, Bear Films, which produced and directed numerous award-winning commercials for Ford, Bojangles and others. See more »

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