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What happened to Connie on the Chicago Fire cast? DuShon Monique Brown played part

Connie On Chicago Fire
DuShon Monique Brown was great as Connie on the Chicago Fire cast. Pic credit: NBC

The Chicago Fire cast featured actress DuShon Monique Brown playing the role of Connie on the show.

Connie worked in the bullpen for Firehouse 51 and she was one of Chief Wallace Boden’s assistants.

Her last appearance on the show was in Season 6 and the character was said to have moved on to a new career as a counselor.

The reason that the character of Connie left the show could not be avoided, but the writers did a great thing by having her simply move on to another career.

What happened to Connie on Chicago Fire cast?

The reason that Connie had to be written out of the show was that actress DuShon Monique Brown passed away.

Brown had been experiencing chest pains and she checked herself into the hospital in March 2018. She died later that week from sepsis.

Below is a clip from one of Connie’s final scenes on the show.

In addition to her time on Chicago Fire, DuShon Monique Brown also appeared on a number of other television shows.

Brown played Nurse Katie Welch on a number of episodes of Prison Break and she was quite memorable.

Brown also appeared on an episode each of Shameless, Empire, Unexpected, and Electric Dreams.

For two episodes, Brown played an inmate on the Kelsey Grammer show boss.

But out of all of those roles, Brown is going to long be remembered for the small part she had on the Chicago Fire cast. She was an important component of the show early on and it would not be a stretch to say that she was the mom of the people at the firehouse.

More news from the world of One Chicago

Some big news about the Chicago Med cast was just revealed on Wednesday. On the same day that the three shows returned to NBC, it was revealed that a big TV actor is going to joining the show as someone from Dr. Ethan Choi’s past. The character sounds like it should be an interesting one for the show.

There is also some interesting casting news that has come out about Chicago P.D. A new face is joining the Chicago P.D. cast to replace Vanessa Rojas. This might be the moment where some fans realize that Rojas has been gone for a while.

Rojas joined the show last year, but the actress who plays the character did not get brought back for more episodes. In here place will be a new character that loves to follow the rules. Will that work with Intelligence?

Chicago Fire airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on NBC.

Ryan DeVault


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