Al Brown, who portrayed Col. Stan Valchek on HBO’s The Wire, has died on the age of 83.
TMZ stories that Brown handed away on Friday, January thirteenth, in Las Vegas following a battle with Alzheimer’s.
Brown was a 29-year Air Pressure veteran who served two excursions in Vietnam. He didn’t get into performing till his 50s, along with his first position approaching an episode of Murder: Life on the Avenue in 1995.
Undoubtedly, Brown’s most recognizable efficiency got here on The Wire, the place he portrayed Stan Valchek. His character appeared in all 5 seasons of the acclaimed HBO sequence, finally ascending to the position of police commissioner by sequence finish.
Brown’s different TV credit included visitor roles on Regulation and Order SVU, The Hustler, and Forensic Recordsdata. He additionally had bit components in motion pictures akin to The Replacements and 12 Monkeys.