In tragic news, DuShon Monique Brown, a 49-year-old actress known for her role on the popular drama “Chicago Fire,” has passed away after an apparent heart attack. On Friday, Brown fell ill and was taken to the hospital, but unfortunately, she passed away shortly after noon.
Brown had been a cast member of “Chicago Fire” since its early days in 2012, and her other credits included “Lockup,” “Shameless,” and “Empire.” Her sudden death is a tremendous loss for her colleagues, family, and fans.
Following the announcement of her passing, Dick Wolf, the producer of “Chicago Fire,” expressed his condolences, stating that the entire cast and crew were devastated by the loss of one of their own. Brown was a talented and beloved member of the “Chicago Fire” family, and she will be missed.
Brown had a diverse acting career, including a recurring role on AMC’s “Lockup” as Katie Welch. She obtained a degree in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, from where she graduated.
Brown is survived by her daughter, Zoe, and her passing is a heartbreaking loss for all who knew her. Robert Shroeder, Brown’s manager at Grossman & Jack Talent in Chicago, spoke about the actress’s talent and kindness, stating that her loss is devastating to all who knew her. Brown had a gift for bringing joy and laughter to those around her, and she will be greatly missed.
During this challenging time, we express our sympathy and extend our heartfelt condolences to Brown’s family.