Chicago Fire’s Kara Killmer age, height, Instagram: Everything to know about the Sylvie Brett actress

ONE CHICAGO -- Pictured in this screen grab: Kara Kilmer -- (Photo by: NBC)
ONE CHICAGO -- Pictured in this screen grab: Kara Kilmer -- (Photo by: NBC) /

Although Kara Killmer is not an original member of the Chicago Fire cast, it’s hard to ever picture the show without her beloved paramedic Sylvie Brett!

From the moment Brett first joined the 51 family back, Brett has been one of the show’s most beloved characters thanks to her supportive, compassionate, and optimistic demeanor. She’s always been there for her friends in looking to support them however she can and her compassion and coolness in the face of danger make her one of the house’s greatest paramedics and assets.

While we celebrate Brett frequently here on One Chicago Center, today we’re celebrating the actress who has made her into one of our favorite characters of all time with a crash course on the actress behind the character!

When did Kara Killmer join Chicago Fire?

Kara Killmer first joined the cast of Chicago Fire in season 3. Killmer made her official debut in the role of Sylvie Brett on Sept. 23, 2014, in the Chicago Fire season 3 premiere, “Always.” Since making her debut, Killmer has appeared in every season of the show with more than 175 episodes under her belt between appearances on Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago PD, and Chicago Justice. 

Kara Killmer age and birthday

Kara Killmer was born on June 14, 1988, making her 33 years old as of 2021. With her June 14 birthday, Killmer is a Gemini who was born in a Chinese zodiac Year of the Dragon.

Kara Killmer height

According to Biography Mask, Killmer stands at 5’5.

Kara Killmer Instagram

Like many of her co-stars, Killmer is indeed on Instagram with a commendable following of 366K fans! Those who love Chicago Fire are sure to appreciate the many behind-the-scenes shots Killmer is known to share with her fans across her Instagram account including several fun shots with her co-stars.

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In addition to behind-the-scenes shots from the set, Killmer has also been known to use her account to share information about important causes she supports, stunning vacation snaps and even the occasional video of showing off her incredible voice! To check out her account and give her a follow, click the link here.

Kara Killmer Twitter

In addition to staying active on Instagram, Killmer can also be found on Twitter where she’ll often join fans in live-tweeting during episodes of the show making her account a must-follow!

Kara Killmer husband

Killmer has been happily married to actor Andrew Cheney since May 14, 2016. The two first met on the set of the 2014 romantic action-adventure film Beyond the Maska film in which they co-headlined and sparks apparently flew beyond just their characters in the film!

Kara Killmer roles

Without a doubt, Killmer’s biggest role to date has been as Sylvie Brett within the One Chicago franchise; however, the actress does have a handful of additional credits to her name. In addition to appearing in all four of the One Chicago shows, Killmer has also starred in TV movies Sleeper and Horizon and had small guest roles in series such as Special Skills, Rosa the Imposer, Jane by Design, and Scary Tales.

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