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Entertainment Johnny Leeze dead: Emmerdale and Coronation Street star dies aged 78 after testing positive for coronavirus

23:25  25 october  2020
23:25  25 october  2020 Source:   ok.co.uk

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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 Johnny 's daughter Holly revealed that her father had tested positive for coronavirus the day before his death .

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Emmerdale and Coronation Street star Johnny Leeze has died at the age of 78.

The soap actor died one day after testing positive for coronavirus, his daughter has confirmed.

Johnny's daughter Holly revealed her famous father passed away following a short illness.

Holly also revealed her father suffered a heart attack on the morning of his death and had been taken into hospital.

a person wearing a wedding cake: Emmerdale star Johnny Leeze has died at the age of 78 © Yorkshire Television Emmerdale star Johnny Leeze has died at the age of 78

In a loving tribute to her father, Holly told The Daily Star: "He was my friend, he was such a strong, strong man.

"He was such a great guy, a really funny guy. He was loved by everybody really. Even by his ex-wife, who is with me today, my mum.

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"I don't know what else to say. I'm numb, I just can't get my head round it at the minute. I want to say so much more about him but I just don't know what to say."

Claire King et al. posing for the camera: Johnny played Ned Glover in Emmerdale from 1994 to 1999 © Yorkshire Television Johnny played Ned Glover in Emmerdale from 1994 to 1999

According to The Daily Star, Johnny’s brother Phillip also shared a loving tribute to him following his sad passing and revealed that the actor had underlying health conditions.

He wrote: "It is with deep regret to inform you all my brother John passed away this morning. A lot of you will remember him as Ned Glover in Emmerdale, or comedian Johnny Leeze, on the club scene.

"He had Covid, and underlying health issues. He made thousands laugh. He will be missed greatly by us all."

"Rest in Peace John. Your loving brother Phil, and sisters, Pam & Sheila. I know you will have them all in stitches up there. Fly high on angels wings."

Johnny starred as Harry Clayton in Coronation Street for a few months in 1985.

He later became a soap favourite for his role as Ned Glover in Emmerdale from 1994 to 1999.

He reprised the role of Ned in 2000, before leaving again.

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