Maurice Compte is an American actor. His career started in the mid-1990s. He debuted in the 1996 film The Substitute. He next appeared on the shows Chicago Hope, Pacific Blue, and NYPD Blue. In the 2000s, he starred in the movies Before Night Falls, Dancing at the Blue Iguana, and Double Whammy. He also starred in the romantic drama film All the Real Girls. After this, he had recurring roles on the shows 24 and E-Ring. In the 2010s, he became known for playing Gaff on Breaking Bad and Colonel Carrillo on Narcos. He also played Santiago “Big Evil” Flores the movie in End of Watch. He went on to have a supporting role in the film A Walk Among the Tombstones.