'Notting Hill' Starlet Emma Chambers Passes Away At 53
Actress Emma Chambers, known for playing Alice Tinker in The Vicar of Dibley, has died aged 53. Her longtime agent John Grant announced she died of natural causes. Chambers is survived by her husband Ian M. Dunn. She had been married to Dunn for over a decade. Before she tied the knot with Dunn, she was in a relationship with Ian McKellen.
Notting Hill Actress Emma Chamber Died Aged 53; Her Agent Reported She Died Of Natural Causes
- The Vicar of Dibley actress Emma Chambers has passed away at the age of 53 last week.
- Her agent John Grant announced her death in a statement to Entertainment Weekly Saturday and revealed she died of natural causes.
- Chamber is well known for her role of an outspoken, spunky girl Honey in the 1997 romantic comedy movie Notting Hill.
- The actress is survived by her husband and actor Ian M. Dunn.
Actress Emma Chambers, known for playing Alice Tinker in The Vicar of Dibley, has died aged 53. Her longtime agent John Grant announced she died of natural causes Wednesday, 21 Feb.
John Grant said in the statement,
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. At this difficult time, we ask that the privacy of the family and loved ones be respected.
Chambers is known for her role in Notting Hill where she played the younger sister of Hugh Grant. Hugh Grant, 57 tributed his co-star on Twitter where he remembered her as a ''hilarious and very warm person.''
Emma Chambers was a hilarious and very warm person and of course a brilliant actress. Very sad news.— Hugh Grant (@HackedOffHugh) February 24, 2018
Other actors and her co-workers also remembered Chambers in tweets,
Our beautiful friend Emma Chambers has died at the age of 53. We're very very sad. She was a great, great comedy performer, and a truly fine actress. And a tender, sweet, funny, unusual, loving human being. pic.twitter.com/vLQcRcv2Ex— emma freud ?? (@emmafreud) February 24, 2018
I was regularly humped like this by the unique & beautiful spark that was Emma Chambers. I never minded. I loved her. A lot . pic.twitter.com/imzkoyKja9— Dawn French (@Dawn_French) February 24, 2018
Chambers is survived by her husband Ian M. Dunn. She had been married to Dunn for over a decade. Before she tied the knot with Dunn, she was in a relationship with Ian McKellen.