You may remember the character Horacio Carrillo from Narcos (2015), the super hit Netflix series. Maurice Compte is the actor who played the role. He is an American actor and director. He also played a recurring character in Breaking Bad (2011), a Golden Globe Award-winning show. He wrote and directed the short film named Vamonos in 2008.
Maurice Compte Married To Nikki Gates
Maurice is married to Nikki Gates. She got attracted by his impressive height of 5 feet 9 inches and personality and she was his longtime girlfriend before they got married. The wedding was a private ceremony. Now the couple, reside in California and they have a son.
Despite his busy schedule, Maurice always finds time to be with his family. He is a real family man. He was with his son and wife on her birthday 10th September 2018.
Maurice Compte Net Worth And Acting Career
After classes, Maurice did some theatre plays. Then in 1996, he got an opportunity to play a small role in the movie The Substitute. The movie also featured Oscar-nominated actor Tom Berenger. After this, he received opportunities from famous TV shows like NYPD Blue and CSI: Miami.
Because of his Cuban ancestry, most of the roles Maurice played were characters of Cuban ethnicity. In 2002, in the TV movie Fidel, he played Raul Castro; the Communist Cuban politician and the brother of Fidel Castro. In the series Narcos (2015) he played a Cuban police officer. This was the role which gave him the break he needed. As the show became very popular, he got good exposure in the entertainment business.
After playing roles like this, he got the opportunity to be cast as the lead character in movies like There is a New World Somewhere (2016). He showcased his acting talent in the 2012 dram, I do. In this, he played the role of a gay character. His current projects include director Quentin Tarantino’s movie Once Upon A Time in Hollywood. However, Maurice is yet to be a Hollywood A-lister and is not earning as much as they do. However, his salary is around $50,000 per annum.
Maurice Compte Bio: Family, Immigration, Past Life
Maurice’s parents were Cuban immigrants to the USA. Maurice was born in America. Maurice had all the support of his family in pursuing his career. He took acting classes before entering the field. Marty Hancock, his mentor taught him acting.
Maurice considers Marty not only as his teacher but as a valuable mentor who changed his world forever. He values the principles and knowledge Marty shared with him.
Quick Facts About Maurice Compte
|Marital Status||Married to Nikki Gates|
|Net Worth||Not Disclosed|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
|Height||5 Feet 9 Inches (175 cm)|