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British TV & Film Actress Emma Chambers Dies At 53


British TV and film actress Emma Chambers has died aged 53. The popular star is best known for playing loveable Alice Tinker in the long-running BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley.

The Doncaster-born actress also had roles in Notting Hill and the TV adaptation of Martin Chuzzlewit.

Her exact cause of death has not yet been announced - but she is known to have suffered from asthma and had severe allergies to most animals.

Jon Plowman, the show’s executive producer and ex- BBC head of comedy said he believed she had
suffered a heart attack.

He told Radio 4: “It’s no age to have a heart attack, as I understand it.
“Emma was a gifted comic actress who made any part she played look easy. She was adored by the cast and crew.”

A statement from her agency said Chambers died from natural causes and that she would be "greatly missed".

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