1. You Are At:
  2. Home
  3. Entertainment News
  4. Hollywood News
  5. Chicago Fire actress DuShon Monique Brown passes away at 49

Chicago Fire actress DuShon Monique Brown passes away at 49

The actress has been a star on the hit series since its start back in 2012, playing the role of Connie, assistant to Chief Boden.

Edited by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: March 24, 2018 18:37 IST ]
DuShon Monique Brown

DuShon Monique Brown

Chicago Fire star DuShon Monique Brown passed away at the age of 49. As per the Cook County medical examiner's office, the star died a little after 12 p.m. at St. James Olympia Field Hospital.

"The 'Chicago Fire' family is devastated to lose one of its own," executive producer Dick Wolf said in a statement to eonline.com.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with DuShon's family and we will all miss her."

Robert Schroeder, DuShon's manager, also shared his sentiments regarding her.

"We are very sad to announce the untimely death of beloved Chicago actress DuShon Monique Brown. DuShon, most affectionately known to many as Connie on 'Chicago Fire', died suddenly on Friday morning of natural causes.

"We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kind-hearted soul. DuShon was a film, television, commercial and voice-over actress who also graced the stages of many Chicago theaters.

"She brought laughter and joy to many and will be greatly missed. At this difficult time we ask that the privacy of the family and loved ones be respected."

According to the Chicago Tribune, the news was also confirmed via an email sent by Gregory Jones who is the principal of the high school where Brown once worked.

The actress has been a star on the hit series since its start back in 2012, playing the role of Connie, assistant to Chief Boden.

She also appeared in shows including "Prison Break", "Boss", "Empire" and "Shameless".

(With IANS Inputs)

Write a comment

Bigg boss 12

Live Scorecard