Nancy Dolman Dead: Martin Short's Wife Dies

UPDATE: Dolman died of natural causes, a coroner official told People.

"[Nancy Dolman] was under the care of a private physician for a natural disease," L.A. County Coroner Chief Craig Harvey tells PEOPLE. "There will be no coroner involvement."

A cause of death has not been made public, but E! News reports that Dolman had been battling cancer since 2007.

PREVIOUSLY: Radar Online is reporting that Nancy Dolman, Martin Short's wife of 30 years and mother of their three children, has died.

A representative for the actor, Marc Gurvitz, confirmed the sad news to the AP but provided no cause of death or any additional details.

According to People, "Saturday morning, Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to an emergency call for medical help at the couple's Pacific Palisades home, though no one was transported from the residence, said LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey."

Nancy Dolman was born in Ontario Canada in 1952 and married fellow Canadian Short in 1980. The pair met while working together in a production of "Godspell." Together they are parents to Katherine, 27, Oliver, 24, and Henry, 20.

Dolman retired from performing in 1985 to raise their family.

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