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  1. Who Are Leaving Chicago Fire? Why?

Why Is Everyone Leaving Chicago Fire? Truth Exposed!

In over ten years, "Chicago Fire" has seen many exits, including: Taylor Kinney, Sophia Bush, Yaya DaCosta, Colin Donnell, Jesse Spencer, Lauren German, Monica Raymund, Steven R. McQueen, Charlie Barnett, Jon Seda, Yuri Sardarov, Jesse Lee Soffer, Sylvie Brett (Kara Killmer), and Blake Gallo (Alberto Rosende). Let's see why everyone is leaving Chicago fire.


Who Are Leaving Chicago Fire? Why?

Source: One Chicago

Taylor Kinney as Lieutenant Kelly Severide

Taylor Kinney left in early 2023. His character, Lieutenant Kelly Severide, took a leave for fire investigation training. Executive producer Andrea Newman hinted at big story changes involving Severide, especially with Stella Kidd.

Sophia Bush as Detective Erin Lindsey

Sophia Bush, known for "Chicago PD," left after four seasons for personal reasons. She faced constant harsh treatment from show bosses and has since starred in "The Incredibles 2" and "Hard Luck Love Song."

Yaya DaCosta as April Sexton

Yaya DaCosta moved to a new FOX show, "Our Kind of People," in June 2021. She later returned to "Chicago Med" in a recurring role.

Colin Donnell as Dr. Connor Rhodes

Colin Donnell left "Chicago Med" in 2019 for creative reasons.

Jesse Spencer as Captain Matthew Casey

Jesse Spencer said goodbye to "Chicago Fire" in 2022. After a long TV career, he needed a break but returned for guest appearances in the 11th season.
Why Is Everyone Leave Chicago FireSource: One Chicago

Monica Raymund as Gabby Dawson

Monica Raymund left "Chicago Fire" in 2018 to try new things. She briefly returned in the eighth season.

Steven R. McQueen as Jimmy Borelli

Steven R. McQueen's role in "Chicago Fire" ended in its fifth season after his character suffered a severe injury.

Jon Seda as Antonio Dawson

Jon Seda left "Chicago PD" in 2019 after his character's storylines were completely covered.

Jesse Lee Soffer as Jay Halstead

Jesse Lee Soffer left "Chicago PD" in 2022, wanting new challenges. He returned to direct an episode in the ninth season.

Sylvie Brett (Kara Killmer)

Kara Killmer left "Chicago Fire" to begin a new life in Portland with Matthew Casey.

Blake Gallo (Alberto Rosende)

Alberto Rosende's character, Blake Gallo, left to be with family in Michigan, reflecting the actor's friendly exit from the show.
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