Biography and career Edit
Norm Compton is from the town of Kailua in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was involved in sports since his youth, from football and rugby to marathons and surfing. Compton started his acting career in the early 1980s, playing multiple roles on Magnum, P.I. After that, he appeared in other TV shows like Jake and the Fatman, Players (with Frank John Hughes), Diagnosis Murder, and Hawaii Five-0 (with Daniel Dae Kim).
Compton has also had acting roles on films like Face/Off (with Colm Feore), The Fan (with Chris Mulkey), 8MM, Collateral Damage (with Raymond Cruz), and The Replacement Killers (with Carlos Gomez and Patrick Kilpatrick). In 2007, he played a snuff victim on the film Vacancy, along with Caryn Mower.
Since the 90's, Compton has also worked as a stunt performer on various productions. Most notably, he has worked as the stunt double for Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson on films like The Scorpion King, The Rundown, Race to Witch Mountain, and Faster.
Compton met his future wife, Debbie, in Hawaii. Being both interested in fitness, they started their own business focused on posture mechanics and what they call "stacking".
24 credits Edit
Selected filmography Edit
- Vacancy (2007)
- Spartan (2004)
- 8MM (1999)
- The Fan (1996)
- Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
- North Shore (1987)
- Hawaii Five-0 (2013)
- Diagnosis Murder (1997, 1998)
- Players (1997)
- Jake and the Fatman (1989, 1990)
- Magnum, P.I. (1981-1985)