Richard Compton (1938 – 2007), aka Dick Compton, was an American actor, director and writer, primarily in television.

Compton had small parts as an actor in film and television series, including minor roles in two episodes of Star Trek: The Original Series. Years later, he directed an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Other directorial credits included episodes of Charmed, Sliders, Babylon 5 and Miami Vice, as well as the films Macon County Line and its sequel, Return to Macon County (both of which he also co-wrote).

Compton was the ex-husband of actress Veronica Cartwright and the brother-in-law of actress Angela Cartwright.

Sliders episodes directed Edit

Season Two

  1. Into the Mystic
  2. Gillian of the Spirits
  3. The Young and the Relentless
  4. Invasion
  5. As Time Goes By

Season Three

  1. The Prince of Slides
  2. Dead Man Sliding
  3. Season's Greedings
  4. Dinoslide

Season Five

  1. Strangers and Comrades
  2. New Gods For Old

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