Leslie Samuel Phillips 20 April 1924 – 8 November 2022 was an English actor, voice artist, and author.
He achieved prominence in the 1950s, playing smooth, upper-class comic roles utilizing 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 the Harry Potter films.
Leslie Phillips Children: Meet Claudia Phillips, Caroline Phillips, Andrew Phillips, Roger Phillips, Daniel Phillips
Phillips married his first wife, actress Penelope Bartley 1925–1981, on 30 May 1948. The couple had four children.
He moved in with actress Angela Scoular in 1977, at which time she was pregnant by another actor. He raised her son as his own.
other details about his children are not mentioned to the public.