Actress DuShon Monique Brown, known for her roles on the TV series "Chicago Fire" and "Prison Break" died on Friday at age 49.
The Chicago native died at the St James Olympia Field Hospital in IL.
A television actor who portrayed an assistant to a fire chief on "Chicago Fire" fell ill at home and later died at the hospital.
The actress passed away on Friday at St James Olympia Field Hospital.
"The Chicago Fire family is devastated to lose on of its own", Wolf said in a statement obtained by TMZ. Her cause of death has not been determined by the Cook County medical examiner yet.
Robert Schroeder, DuShon's manager, also shared his sentiments regarding the fallen star.
Her spokesperson said, " "untimely death": "We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul".
"What was exciting was (I) was auditioning for a Chicago show, but it was also the possibility that she could maybe develop into something". "Our thoughts and prayers are with DuShon's family and we all miss her".
She most recently appeared on United Kingdom television on Monday when she featured in Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams episode Kill All Others. "At this hard time we ask that the privacy of the family and loved ones be respected". The actress once worked as a counselor at the school, she also worked as the school's crisis counselor and was a leader of the Drama Starz Program.
On "Prison Break" she played a nurse, Katie Welch.
Her other credits include the United States version of "Shameless", where she played Teresa, and a guest role in "Empire".