Leslie Phillips

Leslie Samuel Phillips CBE (20 April 1924 – 7 November 2022) was an English actor. He achieved prominence in the 1950s, playing smooth, upper-class comic roles utilising his "Ding dong" and "Hello" catchphrases. He appeared in the Carry On and Doctor in the House film series as well as the long-running BBC radio comedy series The Navy Lark. In his later career, Phillips took on dramatic parts including a BAFTA-nominated role alongside Peter O'Toole in Venus (2006). He provided the voice of the Sorting Hat in several of the Harry Potter films.

Leslie Phillips

Phillips in 2007
Leslie Samuel Phillips

(1924-04-20)20 April 1924
Died7 November 2022(2022-11-07) (aged 98)
London, England
Years active1937–2015[1][2][3]
Known forCarry On
Harry Potter
  • Penelope Bartley
    (m. 1948; div. 1965)
  • (m. 1982; died 2011)
  • Zara Carr
    (m. 2013)

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