Al Kaseweter

Al Kaseweter



Al Kaseweter (born Albert Kaseweter) is an American actor, director, and producer. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 5, 1966. He is best known for his roles in television series such as The Wire, Ray Donovan, and The Sopranos.

Kaseweter began performing in community theatre while in high school and continued his studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He studied theater and graduated in 1988. After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles and began working in theater. He appeared in several productions including As You Like It and The Tempest.

Kaseweter made his television debut in 1995 with a recurring role on NBC’s The Cosby Show. He went on to appear in other television series such as Touched by an Angel, The Practice, and NYPD Blue. In 2002, he was cast in the HBO series The Wire as Detective Vernon Holley. His other television credits include Oz, The Sopranos, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Ray Donovan.

Kaseweter has also appeared in feature films including The Replacements, The Devil’s Advocate, and The Hurricane. He also appeared in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Rent and the Netflix original movie Set It Up.

Kaseweter has also directed and produced several plays and films. He directed the play The Cottage in 2013 and was an executive producer on the film Chasing Trane in 2017.

Kaseweter is passionate about giving back to the community and has been involved in several charities and organizations such as the United Way and the Boys & Girls Club of America. He has also been involved in the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life.

Kaseweter continues to work on projects in both television and film. He is an accomplished actor who is dedicated to his craft and to giving back to the community.

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