British actress Emma Chambers, best known for her role as Alice Tinker in BBC's The Vicar of Dibley, passed away Wednesday, her agent, John Grant, confirmed in a statement to USA TODAY Saturday.
Chambers, who was 53, died from natural causes, according to the statement.
“Emma created a wealth of characters and an immense body of work. She brought laughter and joy to many,” Grant said in the statement.
Chambers also starred in the 1999 film Notting Hill with Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant.
In 1998, she won the British Comedy Award for best TV comedy actress for her work in The Vicar of Dibley. The long-standing series ran from 1994 to 2007.
Chambers leaves behind her husband and fellow actor Ian Dunn. The pair married in 1991.