Annie Ilonzeh Departs ‘Chicago Fire’ After 2 Seasons

As hinted in last night’s final episode of Chicago Fire‘s seventh season, cut short by the coronavirus pandemic, series regular Annie Ilonzeh is leaving the NBC firefighter drama after two seasons.

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Ilonzeh joined Chicago Fire as a new series regular at the beginning of Season 7. She played Emily, an intelligent, easy-going and confident new paramedic.  Ilonzeh was initially set as a recurring, but was upped to series regular after production on Season 7 began.

From Emmy-winning executive producer Dick Wolf and co-creator Derek Haas, Chicago Fire looks into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America’s noblest professions. The firefighters, rescue squad, and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51 risk their lives week in and week out to save and protect the citizens of their incredible city.

Todd Arnow, Andrea Newman, Michael Gilvary, Michael Brandt, Arthur Forney and Peter Jankowski also executive produce.

Chicago Fire is produced by Universal Television and Wolf Entertainment.

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