Al Brown (also known as Alan L. Brown) is an American actor. He has a recurring role as Major Stanislaus Valchek in all 5 seasons of The Wire.
He has also appeared in Homicide: Life on the Street, Rescue Me, Commander in Chief, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He appears uncredited as a Deputy City Sherrif in the season 3 Homicide episode “Every Mother’s Son”. He guest stars as a small man in the season 1 Rescue Me episode “Gay”. He plays plays Corrections Commissioner Tom Sablone in the season 8 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode “Choreographed”.
He has appeared in HBO films Shot in the Heart (as a counter man) and Something the Lord Made (as Dr. Ford).