CAST
Matthew Casey
Kelly Severide
Peter Mills
Gabriela Dawson
Chief Wallace Boden
Christopher Herrmann
Joe Cruz
Brian "Otis" Zvonecek
Randy "Mouch" McHolland
Kara Killmer
Sylvie Brett

Monica Raymund

Gabriela Dawson

Monica Raymund stars as Gabriela Dawson in NBC's drama "Chicago Fire."

Dawson recently jumped from an experienced paramedic to newbie firefighter candidate, which presents a new set of challenges for her in the upcoming season of "Chicago Fire."

A graduate of the Juilliard School, she is the recipient of the John Houseman Award for her commitment and dedication. Immediately following her graduation, she went on to star opposite Tim Roth for three seasons in "Lie to Me."

During this time, she also became a founding member of the Mechanical Theatre Group, has been on faculty and co-head of the Communications Department at the Heifetz Institute and served as faculty for the Broadway Theatre Project. Raymund currently serves on the board and faculty of the Performing Arts Project, is a board member for the Hollywood Arts Organization in Los Angeles, is executive producing the independent feature "Submarine Kid," was a producer on the Broadway production of "The Velocity of Autumn" and is the founder and president of SISU Theatrical Productions.

Other credits include a lead role in director Stephen Elliott's latest feature, "Happy Baby"; a supporting role in the feature "Arbitrage," opposite Richard Gere; a starring role in the Sundance Lab musical production of "Like Water for Chocolate"; and a recurring role on "The Good Wife." She also guest-starred on the 200th episode of "Law & Order: SVU" opposite Robin Williams.

Raymund won the Imagen Award this past year for leading actress in a drama for her role as Gabriela Dawson on "Chicago Fire."

Raymund resides in New York City.