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Leslie Phillips (I)


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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Filmography

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 2012 After Death
Jeremiah Jones
 2011 Late Bloomers
Leo
 2009 Things Talk (TV Movie)
Grandfather Clock (voice)
 2008 Harley Street (TV Series)
Dudley Grainger
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Dudley Grainger
 2006 Walking with Shadows (TV Movie)
Mr. Barness
 2006/I Venus
Ian
 2006 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Sir Philip Starke
- By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2006) ... Sir Philip Starke
 2006 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Denzil Witty
- Risky Business (2006) ... Denzil Witty (as Leslie Phillips OBE)
 2005 Color Me Kubrick
Freddie
 2004 Millions
Leslie Phillips
 2001-2004 Revolver (TV Series)
The Safecracker
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... The Safecracker
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... The Safecracker
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... The Safecracker
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... The Safecracker
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... The Safecracker
 2003 Collusion
Herbert Ames
 2003 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Ernie Wilcox
- Love Hurts (2003) ... Ernie Wilcox
 2003 Ghosts of Albion: Legacy (TV Movie)
Sir Ludlow Swift (voice)
 2003 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Godfrey Teal
- Painted in Blood (2003) ... Godfrey Teal
 2002 Arthurs Amazing Things (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2002 Holby City (TV Series)
Charles Campbell-Gore
- Sins of the Father (2002) ... Charles Campbell-Gore
 2002 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series)
Louis Grimshaw
- Episode #4.3 (2002) ... Louis Grimshaw
 2002 Thunderpants
Judge
 2002 Outside the Rules (TV Movie)
Hal Porter
 2001 Sword of Honour (TV Movie)
Gervase Crouchback
 2000 Aladdin (TV Movie)
Prince Hugely Suave
 2000 Take a Girl Like You (TV Series)
Lord Archie Edgerstone
- Part 3 (2000) ... Lord Archie Edgerstone
 2000 Saving Grace
Rev. Gerald Percy
 2000/I Cinderella (TV Movie)
Felim
 1999 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
James Westropp
- Recalled to Life (1999) ... James Westropp
 1999 Days Like These (TV Series)
Saint Peter
 1998 Liverpool 1 (TV Series)
J Rex Negus
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... J Rex Negus
 1998 The Orgasm Raygun (Short)
Inventor's Voice Over (voice)
 1998 Gex 64: Enter the Gecko (Video Game)
Gex (UK version) (voice)
 1997 The Jackal
Woolburton
 1997 The Pale Horse (TV Movie)
Lincoln Bradley
 1997 Caught in the Act (Video)
Sydney Fisher
 1996 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Mr. Greenfly
- Wanted! (1996) ... Mr. Greenfly (voice)
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Mycroft Amberson
- Fatal Caper (1996) ... Mycroft Amberson
 1996 The Bill (TV Series)
The Prof
- Cheating (1996) ... The Prof
 1996 Der Blinde (TV Movie)
Sir John
 1996 Das Karussell des Todes (TV Movie)
Sir John
 1996 August
Professor Alexander Blathwaite
 1996 The Canterville Ghost (TV Movie)
George, Lord Canterville
 1995 Woof! (TV Series)
Mr Hawksmoor
- Dog Latin (1995) ... Mr Hawksmoor
 1995 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Justin Whittaker
- Vanity Dies Hard: Part 3 (1995) ... Justin Whittaker
- Vanity Dies Hard: Part 2 (1995) ... Justin Whittaker
- Vanity Dies Hard: Part 1 (1995) ... Justin Whittaker
 1994 Two Golden Balls (TV Movie)
Viscount Osgood
 1994 Honey for Tea (TV Series)
Sir Richard Hobhouse
 1994 Bermuda Grace (TV Movie)
Sir Philip Harding
 1993 Screen One (TV Series)
Johnny
- Royal Celebration (1993) ... Johnny
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Major Eddie Turpin
- The Galloping Major (1993) ... Major Eddie Turpin
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Alan Steen
- Blackballed (1992) ... Alan Steen
 1992 Thacker (TV Movie)
George Thacker
 1991 King Ralph
Gordon Halliwell
 1990-1991 Chancer (TV Series)
Jimmy Blake / James Xavier Blake
- Sacrifice (1991) ... Jimmy Blake
- Fall (1991) ... Jimmy Blake
- Blood (1991) ... Jimmy Blake
- Remembrance (1991) ... Jimmy Blake
- Secrets (1991) ... Jimmy Blake
 1990 Life After Life (TV Movie)
Wing Commander Boyle
 1990 Who Bombed Birmingham? (TV Movie)
Lord Chief Justice Lane
 1990 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
Dean / Sir Horace Cutler
- Oxford (1990) ... Dean
- GLC: The Carnage Continues... (1990) ... Sir Horace Cutler (as Lesley Phillips)
 1990 Mountains of the Moon
Mr. Arundell
 1989 Summer's Lease (TV Mini-Series)
William Fosdyke
- Villa to Let (1989) ... William Fosdyke
 1989 Scandal
Lord Astor (Bill)
 1988 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
'Boxey' Horne
- Rumpole and Portia (1988) ... 'Boxey' Horne
 1987 Empire of the Sun
Maxton
 1987 Super Gran (TV Series)
P.O.W.
 1986 Monte Carlo (TV Movie)
Baldwin
 1986 You'll Never See Me Again (TV Movie)
Detective Superintendant Weston
 1985 Out of Africa
Sir Joseph
 1985 Mr. Palfrey of Westminster (TV Series)
Styles
- Return to Sender (1985) ... Styles
 1983 Redundant! Or the Wife's Revenge (TV Movie)
Alan
 1979 The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (TV Movie)
Mr. Tumnus (English version, voice)
 1976 Not Now, Comrade
Commander Rimmington
 1976 Spanish Fly
Mike Scott
 1972 Father Dear Father (TV Series)
Basil
- Unacustomed as I Am (1972) ... Basil
 1971 The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins
Dickie (segment "Gluttony")
 1969 Galton and Simpson Comedy (TV Series)
Howard Butler
- The Suit (1969) ... Howard Butler
 1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Charlton
- A Very Fine Line (1968) ... Charlton
 1967 Blandings Castle (TV Series)
The Rev. Esmond Gander
- Lord Emsworth and Company for Gertrude (1967) ... The Rev. Esmond Gander
 1967 Maroc 7
Raymond Lowe
 1966 Carnaby, M.D.
Dr. Gaston Grimsdyke
 1957-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Jimmy Broadbent / Guy 'Mephy' Robertson
- A Voice in Vision (1957) ... Guy 'Mephy' Robertson
 1965 You Must Be Joking!
Young Husband
 1963-1965 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Kingsley Binns / Mr. Ferris
- The Time and Motion Man (1965) ... Kingsley Binns
- Impasse (1963) ... Mr. Ferris
 1964 Father Came Too!
Roddy Chipfield
 1962 The Longest Day
RAF Officer Mac
 1962 In the Doghouse
Jimmy Fox-Upton
 1961 Roommates
Mervyn Hughes
 1961 Watch Your Stern
Lt. Cmdr. Bill Fanshawe
 1961 Make Mine a Double
Squadron Leader Thomas
 1961 A Coming-Out Party
Flying Off. Jimmy Cooper DFC
 1961 A Weekend with Lulu
Timothy Gray
 1961 Beware of Children
David Robinson
 1955-1960 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Herbert / Wat Longfellow / Count de Waldern / ...
- The Reluctant Rebel (1960) ... Herbert
- A Village Wooing (1956) ... Wat Longfellow
- Checkmate (1955) ... Count de Waldern
- Friar Tuck (1955) ... Sir William of Malmesbury
 1960 Please Turn Over
Dr. Henry Manners
 1960 Inn for Trouble
John Belcher
 1959 The Navy Lark
Lt. Pouter
 1959 This Other Eden
Crispin Brown
 1959 Carry on Teacher
Alistair Grigg
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series)
Sparrow AKA Andrew Walter
- Blind Justice (1959) ... Sparrow AKA Andrew Walter
 1959 The Angry Hills
Ray Taylor
 1959 Carry on Nurse
Jack Bell
 1954-1959 The Vise (TV Series)
Benson / George / Hugh Lawrence
- The Girl from Rome (1959) ... Benson
- The Better Chance (1955) ... George
- Lucky Man (1954) ... Hugh Lawrence
 1959 The Man Who Liked Funerals
Simon Hurd
 1958 Hell, Heaven or Hoboken
Major Tennant
 1958 The Big Money
Receptionist
 1957 Just My Luck
Hon. Richard Lumb
 1957 Les Girls
Sir Gerald Wren
 1957 High Flight
Squadron Leader Blake
 1957 Hour of Mystery (TV Series)
Maurice Mullins
- A Murder Has Been Arranged (1957) ... Maurice Mullins
 1957 Big Time Operators
Robin Carter
 1957 Brothers in Law
Shop Assistant
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
Keynes
- Atom at Spithead (1957) ... Keynes
 1957 O.S.S. (TV Series)
Foxie
- Operation Chopping Block (1957) ... Foxie
 1956 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
Venning
- The Red Geranium (1956) ... Venning
 1956 Adventure Theater (TV Series)
Jimmy
- The Stranger on the Sea (1956) ... Jimmy
 1956 Tracey and Me (TV Mini-Series)
Wally
- Episode #1.3 (1956) ... Wally
- Episode #1.2 (1956) ... Wally
- The Personal Secretary (1956) ... Wally
 1956 The Gamma People
Howard Meade
 1955 Value for Money
Robjohns
 1955 As Long as They're Happy
Box office manager
 1954 You Know What Sailors Are
Embassy Secretary (uncredited)
 1953 The Limping Man
Detective Cameron
 1953 The Fake
Boy Student
 1953 Terror on a Train
Police Sgt (uncredited)
 1952 Breaking the Sound Barrier
Controller (uncredited)
 1952 The Poppenkast (TV Movie)
Jan Klaassen
 1951 The Galloping Major
Reporter (uncredited)
 1951 Pool of London
Harry, a sailor
 1950 Her Panelled Door
1st Sapper officer
 1949 Train of Events
Stacey's Fireman (segment "The Engine Driver")
 1948 Morning Departure (TV Movie)
Stoker Snipe
 1948 Anna Karenina
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1943 Rhythm Serenade
Soldier (uncredited)
 1940 The Thief of Bagdad
Urchin in Bagdad Market (uncredited)
 1940 The Proud Valley
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 The Four Feathers
Boy Doffing Cap at Parade (uncredited)
 1939 The Mikado
Boy (uncredited)
 1938 Climbing High
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1938 The Citadel
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1938 Lassie from Lancashire
Bit Part (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Self (55 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

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 »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

Catchphrases "Helloooo" and "Ding dong!"

Star Sign:

Taurus

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