We know him best as Corrie's David Platt, but Jack came close to a leading role in a huge British film.
He was known for playing Billy Williams on the ITV soap.
Antony Cotton, Helen Worth and Sally Dynevor were among those who remembered working with the Mike Baldwin actor.
The actor was known for playing factory boss Mike Baldwin in the ITV soap.
Both soaps previously went off the air in 2020, when filming was halted to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
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The soap star had a terrifying encounter while brushing his teeth over the weekend.
He played Alan Bradley in the ITV soap and was married to co-star Sue Nicholls, who plays Audrey Roberts.
Actors Sheila Hancock, Nina Wadia, Lesley Manville and Toby Jones have also been honoured.
Steve Finn directed Monday's episodes of the soap and contributed to the Christmas Day instalment.
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