Tributes Are Pouring In For ‘Vicar Of Dibley’ Actress Emma Chambers

The actress is best known for her roles on 'The Vicar of Dibley' and 'Notting Hill'.

Emma Chambers

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Actress Emma Chambers, best known for her role in The Vicar of Dibley, has died at the age of 53.

In a statement to The Guardian, her agent John Grant, said: “We are very sad to announce the untimely death, from natural causes, of the acclaimed actress Emma Chambers.

“Over the years, Emma created a wealth of characters and an immense body of work. She brought laughter and joy to many, and will be greatly missed.”

Chambers played the role of Alice Tinker in the long running series The Vicar of Dibley, which also co-starred comedian Dawn French. French made a statement to Britain’s Press Association, saying she would miss Chambers very much.

“Emma was a very bright spark and the most loyal and loving friend anyone could wish for,” French said.

Chambers is also known for her role in the romantic comedy Notting Hill, in which she played the character of Honey, the sister of Hugh Grant’s role. The actor also took to Twitter to remember Chambers.

Chambers is survived by her husband of 27 years, actor Ian Dunn.

Since news of her passing was announced, tributes have flooded in from actors and comedians who knew her.