Mar 01, 2021
By Andy Johnson
He was best know for playing businessman Mike Baldwin on one of the longest running soap operas in television history.
British actor Johnny Briggs has died.
A statement from his family says he died peacefully Sunday morning after a long illness.
Briggs was a fixture on Coronation Street for 30-years. He made his debut in 1976 and remaining a cast member until 2006. In 2007, Queen Elizabeth made him a Member of the Order of the British Empire.
Johnny Briggs was 85.