Leslie Phillips, dead…He was 98 years old
Actress Leslie Phillips, who played the voice of a magical hat in the movie “Harry Potter,” died after a long battle. He was 98 years old.
Leslie died peacefully while sleeping on the 7th, according to the film media Deadline on the 8th (local time). He is said to have suffered two strokes at the age of 90.
Leslie’ wife saddened The Sun by saying, “I lost a wonderful husband and the public lost a truly great showman.” He was simply a national treasure. People loved him. He said, “There was always a crowd everywhere I went.”
The entertainment industry was saddened by Leslie Phillips’ sad news.
Broadcaster Piers Morgan called him a “great best comedy actor” and called him “sad news.”
Writer Melanie Blake mourned, “Another legend has disappeared.”
Leslie began acting in the 1930s and has starred in more than 200 films, TV and radio series over 80 years. Since then, he has been loved by many people for appearing in “Carry On” comedy films, “Tom Radar,” and “Harry Potter.”