We lost a great one.



British actress "The Vicar of Dibley," and also for playing Hugh Grant's sister Honey in the 1999 romantic comedy "Notting Hill."



Chambers died on February 21 from "natural causes" (meaning no foul play); no further official details were shared, but reports are suggesting she suffered a heart attack. She was 53.



Dawn French and Emma Chambers worked together on "Vicar of Dibley" for 13 years.






Hugh Grant also shared praise for his on-screen sister:



James Dreyfus, who played Martin in "Notting Hill," shared his own tribute:




Richard Curtis was the writer/producer of "Notting Hill" and wrote/co-executive produced "The Vicar of Dibley." He shared a statement on Chambers' death with Entertainment Weekly. Here's part of his tribute:




"I suppose I particularly remember those jokes at the end of each episode of The Vicar of Dibley. They were always done right at the end of the recording — with no time left — and were big feats of complicated remembering, and she was always completely accurate, completely innocent, completely hilarious. She has that classic and hard-to-find combination of being very, very accurately funny, while also seeming to be very, very truthful and real."






Fans, friends, and more colleagues shared their heartbreak at the loss of this beloved actress:




















Emma Chambers is survived by her husband, Ian Dunn.



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