This page is about actor Johnny Wade. For the 1967 character of the same name see Johnny Wade (character)

Johnny Wade appeared on Coronation Street in March 1980 as Ernie, a lorry driver and customer at Jim's Cafe.

Born in Bethnal Green, London, he was a market trader and became a singer in cabaret and with a band after winning talent contests. His first television break was in 1960s soap opera Compact.

His other credits include roles in Crossroads, Z Cars, Father Dear Father, Bless This House, Porridge, George and Mildred, Juliet Bravo, You're Only Young Twice, Minder, London's Burning, Birds of a Feather, The Bill and Sunburn.

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