The 49-year-old Prison Break star actress, DuShon Monique Brown, has died she died on Friday at St James Olympia Field Hospital, Chicago, US.
The cause of death is yet to be determined.
Her spokesperson, Robert Schroeder, said: “We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul.
“DuShon was a film, television, commercial and voice-over actress who also graced the stages of many Chicago theatres.
“She brought laughter and joy to many and will be greatly missed.”
Prison Break fans will recognize her as Sara Scofield’s friend Katie Welch, who she played for 13 episodes.
Dushon played her more recent role in ‘Chicago Fire’ as Connie, Chief Boden’s assistant.