The documentary airs at 8 p.m. and shows Johnny’s life as Mike Baldwin, who starred in the soap for thirty years from 1976 to 2006

Johnny died on April 28th last month February and his family’s statement read: “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our father, Johnny Briggs’

The statement released by Johnny’s family states, like the actor: “Passed peacefully this morning after a long illness, with the family by his side. He was 85 years old”

Mike Baldwin was a businessman who owned Underworld and was also known for his longstanding rivalry with Ken Barlow (William Roache)

Mike’s feud with Ken resulted in a huge love triangle story with Deirdre (Anne Kirkbride) that swept the nation.The documentary that airs tonight will discuss how big that affair story was

Mike was quite a ladies man during his time on the cobblestones too, and got married four times on-screen

Mike was the father of three sons: Adam Barlow (Sam Robertson), who is still on screen today, Mark Redman (Paul Fox) and Danny Baldwin (Bradley Walsh)

Johnny quit the show in 2006 after Mike was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2005. After a confused Mike left the hospital, Ken found him and after suffering a heart attack, Mike died in the arms of his rival

Johnny was best known for playing Mike Baldwin, but alongside Corrie he also starred in BBC One’s Doctors and Holby City, as well as the TV series Z Cars and Echo Beach

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