|Other names Nicola Chambers|
Name Emma Chambers
|Years active 1988–2007|
Spouse Ian Dunn (m. 1991)
Known for Role of Alice Tinker
Siblings Sarah Doukas
|Full Name Emma G. M. Chambers|
Born 11 March 1964 (age 51) (1964-03-11) Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Notable work Alice Tinker in The Vicar of Dibley
Television The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)
Books An indolent and blundering art?
Education Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, St Swithun's School, Winchester
Movies and TV shows The Vicar of Dibley, Notting Hill, Martin Chuzzlewit, The Clandestine Marriage, How Do You Want Me?
Similar People James Fleet, Ian Dunn, Gary Waldhorn, Dawn French, Trevor Peacock
'Vicar of Dibley' actress Emma Chambers dies at 53
Emma G. M. Chambers (born 11 March 1964) is an English actress. She is best known for playing the role of Alice Tinker in the BBC comedy The Vicar of Dibley and Honey Thacker in the film Notting Hill.
- Vicar of Dibley actress Emma Chambers dies at 53
- British Actress Emma Chambers Passes Away at 53
- Early life
British Actress Emma Chambers Passes Away at 53
Chambers was born in Doncaster, where she went to school at St. Mary's. Her secondary education was at St Swithun's School, Winchester, Hampshire. She then trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in the 1980s, where she was a classmate of actor Ross Kemp. Her sister is Sarah Doukas of Storm Model Management.
After taking some smaller parts on television productions such as The Bill, in November 1994 Chambers played the role of Charity Pecksniff in the TV serialisation of the Charles Dickens novel Martin Chuzzlewit.
From 1994 to 2007 she played the role of Alice Tinker in the BBC comedy The Vicar of Dibley. Chambers appeared in all 20 episodes and four Comic Relief specials until 2007. She did not appear in the two most recent Comic Relief specials, in 2013 and 2015. In 1998, Chambers won the British Comedy Award for Best Actress for her performance.
In 1998, Chambers took the role of Helen Yardley in the TV series How Do You Want Me?, and 1999, she appeared in the film Notting Hill, as Honey, the sister of Hugh Grant's character.
Chambers worked as a voice performer in the animated made-for-TV film The Wind in the Willows in 1995. In 2003 she provided the voice of Spotty for two episodes in the TV series Little Robots. Her episodes were called "Spotty Rules" and "Spotty's Clean Machine".
She was in theatre for about 10 years before her major break in television. She has appeared in a number of stage productions including Tartuffe and Invisible Friends. In 2002 she toured with the Michael Frayn play, Benefactors, where she starred opposite Neil Pearson.
As of 2002, she lived with her husband, fellow actor Ian M. Dunn, in Lymington, Hampshire.