Vicar of Dibley star Emma Chambers dies

Emma Chambers in The Vicar of Dibley.
Emma Chambers in The Vicar of Dibley. Photo credit: BBC

British actress Emma Chambers has died.

The 53-year-old's agency says she passed away from natural causes.

Chambers was best known for her role as quirky Alice Tinker in The Vicar of Dibley, appearing in 20 episodes in 13 years.

She also had a notable role in Hugh Grant movie Notting Hill.

"Emma Chambers was a hilarious and very warm person and of course a brilliant actress," he wrote on Twitter. "Very sad news."

She is survived by her husband, fellow actor Ian Dunn.

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