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Vicar of Dibley actress Emma Chambers dies aged 53

Actress Emma Chambers, who also starred in Notting Hill, has died, her agency has confirmed.

By STV News

Published 24 Feb 2018.

Actress Emma Chambers - star of Notting Hill and The Vicar of Dibley - has died, her agency has confirmed.

The 53-year-old was widely known for her portrayal of Alice Tinker in BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley between 1994 and 2007.

In a statement on Saturday her agent said that Chambers had died from natural causes.

It added that she would be "greatly missed".

Chambers reached international audiences with her role as Honey Thacker in the 1999 rom-com Notting Hill, starring alongside Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts.