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'Vicar of Dibley' Actress Emma Chambers Dies of Natural Cause at Age 53

Updated On 24 Feb, 2018 Published On

Known for playing Alice Tinker in Vicar of Dibley, Emma Chambers, has died of natural causes on Wednesday evening, 21 February, according to her agent John Grant. She was 53. Her co-stars Dawn French and Hugh Grant have led tributes for the late actress.

Doncaster-born Emma also gave her notable roles in Notting Hill and a Martin Chuzzlewit. Emma is survived by her actor husband Ian Dunn.

John said,

Emma created a wealth of characters and an immense body of work,

'Vicar of Dibley' Actress Emma Chambers Dies of Natural Cause at Age 53

'Vicar of Dibley' Actress Emma Chambers Dies of Natural Cause at Age 53

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Dawn, who appeared on The Vicar of Dibley along with Emma for 13 years, paid tribute to a "very bright spark and the most loyal and loving friend anyone could wish for".

She said,

I will miss her very much,

She also posted a tweet today in order to pay tribute to her. Check it out.

Hugh, who played the elder brother of Emma' character Honey in the 1999 film Notting Hill, spoke of his sadness following the death news, saying,

She brought laughter and joy to many.

Other well-wishers include Emma Freud, the partner of Richard Curtis, who created both the film and the TV comedy.

 

 

 

 

 

Rest in Peace Emma!