The actor Geoffrey Hughes who played Eddie Yeats in Coronation Street has lost his fight with cancer, his friend and colleague Ricky Tomlinson has confirmed to ITV Granada.
Yeats was also known for his roles in the Royle Family and Keeping Up Appearances.
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