The Extras actress’ husband, Terence Beesley, was found dead at their family home in November.
An ambulance is believed to have arrived at their home in Somerset within ten minutes of the emergency call being made.
The 60-year-old actor was pronounced dead a short time later.
Ashley Jensen is said to be “devastated”.
A spokesman for the Ugly Betty actress told The Sun: “Ashley is devastated and respectfully asks for privacy at this extremely sad and difficult time.”
A representative for Terence added: “It is with great sadness that I can confirm that Terence passed away at the end of November.”
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The couple met in 1999 and married eight years late while Ashley was working in the US.
Throughout his career, Terence starred in EastEnders, The Bill, Where the Heart Is, Casualty and Midsomer Murders.
He recently appeared in ITV’s Victoria.
The cause of Terence’s death is not yet known – an inquest will not be concluded until the New Year.
The couple had a son together named Francis, who is now eight years old.
Ashley is currently staring in BBC drama Love, Lies and Records.