BREAKING: Emmerdale and Coronation Street star Johnny Leeze dies aged 78 a day after testing positive for coronavirus
Emmerdale and Coronation Street star Johnny Leeze has died aged 78.
The actor’s passing was confirmed by his daughter Holly who said her father died following a short illness two weeks ago.
Johnny was best known for starring as Ned Glover on Emmerdale from 1994 to 1999.
Emmerdale and Coronation Street star Johnny Leeze has died aged 78
Before that role, the TV star was known to soap fans for playing Harry Clayton on Coronation Street for a few months in 1985.
Johnny’s daughter Holly revealed that her father had tested positive for coronavirus the day before his death.