Agent Nelson Van Alden

played by Michael Shannon

Character Bio

Once a Senior Prohibition Agent with the Bureau of Internal Revenue, Van Alden approached his work with the zeal of a man on a mission - sometimes with disastrous consequences. Wanted for murder in Atlantic City, he adopted an alias and made a life for himself and his family in the Chicago suburb of Cicero. Van Alden now works for Al Capone's organization.

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