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A much-loved comic actor who has specialized in playing plummy, quintessentially English stereotypes, Leslie Phillips' heart was in acting from a very young age. He received elocution lessons as a child in order to lose his natural cockney accent (at that time a regional British accent was a major impediment to an aspiring actor) and he attended ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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He acted in Peter Nichols' play, "Passion Play", at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Barry Foster, Judy Parfitt and Zena Walker in the cast. Mike Ockrent was the director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 8 Interviews | 3 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Leslie Phillips CBE | Leslie Phillips OBE | Lesley Phillips


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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She was a wonderful actress, absolutely wonderful. Beautiful! [On Hattie Jacques] See more »


Friends with actors Denholm Elliott and Jon Pertwee for many years, both of whom, like Phillips, had homes in Ibiza. See more »


Catchphrases "Helloooo" and "Ding dong!"

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