Coronation Street's mild-mannered Brian Packham.The 59-year-old actor made his debut on the ITV soap since 2012 and has appeared on the show on-off for the past decade.Brian is currently in a relationship with Cathy Matthews (Melanie Hill) and Corrie spoilers have revealed that the pair will get engaged next week.As soap seems to be paving the way for Cathy’s final scenes, is a double exit about to be on the cards?Brian takes centre stage in the soap next week and Daily Star has taken a look at Peter's life past and present.Peter was born in Lytham St Annes, near Blackpool in Lancashire, and as a young actor, he had small roles in TV shows and films from Resurrected to Love Hurts to Harry Enfield’s Television Programme.
He also appeared in The Bill and as Len Cosgrove in the BBC series Born and Bred. Peter, 59, even had a cameo in the Manchester cult classic 24 Hour Party People.
He is married to Julie and has two sons George, 22, and Tom, 19. When Peter was starting out as an actor he landed a show starring a very well known actor, who wasn't too kind to him, though Peter has never named and shamed him.As his character was in the midst of a bullying storyline in 2018, Peter recalled the incident well.