Prison Break star, DuShon Monique is dead

Actress De Shon Monique Brown best-known for her role as Connie on the TV series Chicago Fire has died aged 49

Actress De Shon Monique Brown best-known for her role as Connie on the TV series Chicago Fire has died aged 49

Dick Wolf, Chicago Fire's executive producer, spoke on behalf of the cast and crew for Brown's passing.

The death has been announced of Chicago Fire star DuShon Monique Brown, who passed away on Friday in a U.S. hospital at the age of 49.

Brown's representative manager, Robert "Bob" Schroeder of Chicago's Grossman & Jack Talent, said he was "shocked and devastated" over Brown's death. "Our thought and prayers are with DuShon's family and we will all miss her". In addition to Chicago Fire, DuShon Monique Brown also appeared on Prison Break, Boss, Empire, and Shameless. Her death is now being investigated by the medical examiner."Chicago Fire" actress DuShon Monique Brown has died after suffering an apparent heart attack. "At this hard time we ask that the privacy of the family and loved ones be respected", he said.

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Don't miss watching new episodes of Chicago Fire on NBC on Thursday nights. She notably acquired a recurring guest on Fox's Prison Break as Nurse Katie Welch for 13 episodes.

Brown herself had recently spoken about her love for her "Chicago Fire" role, the Mirror reported, and shed light on the evolution of her character. She once worked as a crisis counselor and led the Drama Starz Program at Kenwood Academy High School. DuShon was a film, television, commercial and voice-over actress who also graced the stages of many Chicago theatres.

Brown also had guest roles on the United States version of Shameless and Kelsey Grammer's political thriller Boss. She attended Governors State University, where she earned a master's degree in school counseling. I'm grateful we got to work with her and so happy she got to make millions of people smile.

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