The Doncaster-born actress is survived by her husband, Ian Dunn.
Broadcaster Emma Freud, who is married to Curtis, was among one of the first to pay tribute to the couple's "beautiful friend".
Chambers played the character of Alice Tinker, a village church verger, in The Vicar of Dibley between 1994 and 2007, alongside Dawn French in the title role.
Chambers reached global audiences with her role as Honey Thacker in the 1999 rom-com Notting Hill, starring alongside Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts.
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Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson, who grew up in Doncaster near Chambers, wrote: "I'm sad about Emma Chambers".
French paid tribute to Chambers, telling the Press Association: "Emma was a very bright spark and the most loyal & loving friend anyone could wish for". Emma Chambers was absolutely masterful. "I was playing the lead in an Alan Ayckbourn play and was only given one day off", she told Hitberry magazine. Notting Hill co-star James Dreyfus posted about how she was "unique" and "unspeakably amusing".
We send our thoughts and condolences to Emma's loved ones during this hard time. "That film makes me laugh & cry, as does her performance in it. RIP Emma".
Hugh Grant - who starred opposite Chambers in the hit film Notting Hill- called news of her death "very sad".
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