News has just broken that Liz Dawn has passed away.
The Coronation Street star has been unwell for a number of weeks now and sadly the news was broken on Tuesday morning.
Liz has had a long battle with lung condition emphysema and over the last few weeks we have been hearing that she is in and out of hospital.
A statement from her family has been published and said:
“We are devastated and heartbroken at the passing of our much-loved wife,