"The Chicago Fire family is devastated to lose one of its own", executive producer Dick Wolf said in a statement to E!
A November blog post on the website Fansided congratulating Brown on her birthday wrote: "DuShon is one of the warmest, most welcoming and most vibrant folks in the One Chicago universe, and she imbues Connie with not only that "don't mess with me" kind of authority, but a real personality".
The star, who was also known for her recurring role in Prison Break, admitted herself to a Chicago hospital earlier this week suffering from chest pains. But she died on Friday after suffering a cardiac episode.
Her final screen appearance will be as Commander Roberta in the TV drama movie Public Housing Unit, set for release later this year. She went through several tests, and was released.
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Brown was part of the cast of long-running NBC drama "Chicago Fire", in which she played Connie, the no-nonsense assistant to Chief Boden (Eamonn Walker). She also appeared in shows including Prison Break, Boss, Empire and Shameless. We used to get in so much trouble from the stage managers we worked with because we were cutting up so much.
Brown, a Chicago native, was a longtime theater actor before segueing to television, having performed at the Goodman, Victory Gardens, Lookingglass, Drury Lane, MPAACT and Pegasus Players in Chicago. She was also on "Prison Break" from 2005 to 2007. She was just a ham.
DuShon, who worked as a high school guidance counsellor prior to finding fame, is survived by her daughter, Zoe.