John Ernest Briggs, MBE (born 5 September 1935) is an English actor. He is best known for his role as Mike Baldwin in the soap opera Coronation Street, in which he appeared from 1976 to 2006 and again in 2012 in the Text Santa special as a ghost.
CORONATION STREET star Johnny Briggs’ daughter Karen Briggs has been jailed, after the 53-year-old was found guilty of stealing Ray-Ban and Chanel sunglasses. Briggs was sentenced to 12 weeks imprisonment last Monday, after she was found guilty of the theft of two pairs of designer sunglasses.
CORONATION Street star Johnny Briggs’ daughter has been caged for theft. By Cydney Yeates / Published 24th September 2018. Serial thief Karen Briggs, who is the daughter of former Coronation Street star Johnny Briggs, was jailed for three months at Isleworth Crown Court last week.
Johnny Briggs, Actor: Coronation Street. Born in South London on Sept 5, 1935, to Ernest and Rose Briggs, Johnny had a younger sister, Barbara, who died in 1955 at age 15. As a boy, he sang soprano in a church choir and during World War II he was evacuated to the safety of the English countryside.