Former Doylestown resident, ‘The Wire’ actor recalls his long career on the big screen


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The actor once lived in the Bucks County area.

A cast member of one of the most popular shows of all time lived in the Bucks County area for many years. Naledi Ushe wrote about the actor for USA today.

Al Brown, an actor best known for playing Colonel Stanislaus Valchek on the hit TV show ‘The Wire’, died last week at the age of 83 following a battle with Alzheimer’s disease .

Known for playing one of the most memorable characters on the beloved crime series, Brown has had a long career in the entertainment industry. He also starred in ‘Forensic Files’, ‘Rescue Me’, ‘Commander in Chief’, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ and ‘The Hustler’.

What many people don’t know about the actor is that he lived in Bucks County. Having lived in the philadelphia cream region for many years, his two children are graduates of Central Bucks School District. He eventually lived in Doylestown for many years.

“May his memory be a blessing to his family, friends and each of you,” his official Facebook page said.

Learn more about Brown at USA today.

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