It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to announce that British actor Johnny Leeze, known for his role as Ned Glover in Emmerdale has died aged 78 after testing positive for coronavirus. His daughter Holly broke the sad news her famous father had died following a short illness for two weeks. The soap star’s daughter shared Johnny had tested positive for coronavirus the day before he died. Johnny also had underlying health conditions, his brother Phillip revealed.
As well as Emmerdale, Leeze appeared in Play for Today, Juliet Bravo, All Creatures Great and Small, Heartbeat, Common As Muck, Cracker, Phoenix Nights, Life on Mars, The League of Gentlemen, Early Doors, Harry, Chimera, and Strike: The Birth of Solidarity.