Kara Killmer

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Kara Killmer
Born (1988-06-14) June 14, 1988 (age 31)
Crowley, Texas, U.S.
Alma materBaylor University (BFA)
Years active2010–present
Andrew Cheney (m. 2016)

Kara Killmer (born June 14, 1988) is an American actress. In 2010, she starred in the short-lived Hulu original reality web series If I Can Dream and in 2014, she began starring as Sylvie Brett in the NBC drama Chicago Fire.

Early life[edit]

Killmer was born in Crowley, Texas. She attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, graduating in 2010 with a B.F.A. in performing arts.[1]


Killmer starred in the short-lived Hulu original reality web series If I Can Dream in 2010, which featured a number of participants who were trying to make it in the entertainment business.[2][3]

In 2014, Killmer was cast as Athena True in the NBC science fiction crime thriller pilot Tin Man,[4] but it was not picked up by the network when it announced its 2014–15 television schedule.[5] In 2014, Killmer joined the cast of the NBC drama Chicago Fire as Sylvie Brett, the paramedic who replaces Leslie Shay (Lauren German) in the third season premiere titled "Always" that aired on September 23, 2014.[6]

Killmer made her feature film debut with her future husband Andrew Cheney and John Rhys-Davies in the Revolutionary War action-adventure thriller Beyond the Mask that was released on April 6, 2015.[7]


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Remnant Short Film
2012 Prank Beth Short Film
2015 Beyond the Mask Charlotte Holloway
2018 [Sleeper] Jennifer Jones
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Kangxi Lai Le (康熙來了) Herself Guest Episode:小年夜之漢典當家
2010 If I Can Dream Herself Main role, 32 episodes
2011 Scary Tales Rapunzel Episode: "The Pied Piper & Rapunzel"
2012 Jane by Design Blonde Girl Episode: "The Image Issue"
2013 Rosa the Imposer Sandra Episode: "# Equality"
2013 Horizon Anna Webber TV Movie
2014 Tin Man Athena True TV Pilot
2014–present Chicago Fire Sylvie Brett Main role
2014–present Chicago P.D. Sylvie Brett Recurring role
2015–present Chicago Med Sylvie Brett Recurring role
2017 Chicago Justice Sylvie Brett Episode: "AQD"
2017 Special Skills Receptionist Episode: "Hot Tea"
2018 Sleeper Jennifer Jones TV Movie


  1. ^ Rhoades, Ashley (May 28, 2010). "If I Can Dream: Turning Dreams into Reality". Stanford Daily. Retrieved October 16, 2014.
  2. ^ "If I Can Dream > Kara". Hulu. 2010. Archived from the original on September 5, 2011. Retrieved October 16, 2014.
  3. ^ Gelman, Vlada (March 2, 2010). "'American Idol' + 'Real World' = New Web series 'If I Can Dream'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 16, 2014.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 24, 2014). "Kara Killmer Cast In NBC Pilot 'Tin Man', Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje In 'Odyssey'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 16, 2014.
  5. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (May 11, 2014). "NBC 2014-2015 Schedule: 'Parenthood' Renewed; 'State of Affairs' & 'Marry Me' To Air Post-'Voice'; 'The Blacklist' Moves Midseason + 'Parks and Recreation' Final Season Benched". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 11, 2014.
  6. ^ Fremont, Maggie (September 24, 2014). "'Chicago Fire' season 3 premiere recap: This place will never be the same". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 16, 2014.
  7. ^ Fairchild, Lucas (December 18, 2014). "'Beyond the Mask' Blasts Open New Genre in Christian Films". Christian News Wire. Retrieved January 5, 2015.

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