Known for his catchphrase ding dong, actor Leslie Philip passed away on November 7. He was 98 at the time of his demise. His agent confirmed the news of his death.
Who is Leslie Philip?
Born on April 24 1924, Leslie Philip is an English actor, voice artist and an author. He was born to Cecilia Margaret and Fredrick Samuel Philip.
He made his debut in films with Lassie from Lancashire in 1938. And went on to be a part of various films and TV shows for 80 years. His most memorable works were his role in Carry on and the Harry Potter franchise.
In 2008 Leslie was appointed the officer of the order of the British empire in 1998 and was later promoted to Commander of the order of the British empire in 2008.
He had three wives, his most recent being Zara Carr in 2013. On November 7, the veteran actor took his last breath at 98. He was survived by his wife, Zara and his four children.
What happened to Leslie Philip?
According to the sources, Leslie had previously suffered two strokes at the age of 90, and at 98 years, he passed away in his sleep on November 7 in his home in London, according to his agent.
Some sources stated that he passed away after a long illness. Many have paid tributes to the late veteran actor conveying their deep sadness and condolences to this family.
How did Leslie Philip die?
According to his agent, Leslie Philip passed away in his sleep but did not disclose the nature of his death. Some sources stated that Leslie passed away after suffering from a long-term illness
Leslie Philip Obituary:
The nature of Leslie’s death is not confirmed; however, his agent stated that Leslie Philip passed away in his sleep. The funeral service of Leslie Philip, who passed away recently, is yet to be announced.
Amazing life great actor funny charismatic,as an 18yr old back in 1968 i spent 7 months in hospital,my portable radio was my lifeline,Leslie Philip’s in the Navy Lark along with Jon Pertwee,Tony Hancock,Al Read,Jimmy Clitheroe,these were wonderful actor/comedian’s RIP Leslie ♥️
— Leslie Milnes Love Boris🇬🇧 (@LeslieMilnes) November 8, 2022