Al, who is of Costa Rican and European descent, began his career in acting in Chicago, Illinois, performing at theaters including LCTC and Goodman Theater.
Al has appeared in the following:
- The Night of the Iguana
- Star Maps as Fred Marin
- Dexter as Alberto
- Sons of Anarchy as Alphonse Medina / The Collector
- Prison Break as Flaco
- Under the Dome as Dell
- Al Vicente is one of seventeen actors from the TV series Under the Dome to have a role on The Walking Dead.