Leslie Phillips - Sorting Hat of Harry Potter Died at 98!

Leslie Phillips Cause of Death

Veteran actor for almost 8 decades, Leslie Phillips took his last breath peacefully at the age of 98 on Monday. The kids who grew up watching Harry Potter movies can remember his legendary voice behind the “Sorting Hat”, a talking prop in the movie series.

The news of Leslie Phillips's death was confirmed by his agent Jonathan Lloyd as he stated that the actor died peacefully in his sleep last night.

Leslie Phillips Cause of Death

Leslie Phillips’s wife Zara tributed him stating that she lost a wonderful husband and the public has lost a great showman who was a national treasure.

Want to know about Leslie Phillips’s cause of death, biography, wiki, career, and net worth, then continue reading further.

Leslie Phillips Cause of Death, Biography, Wiki, Career, Weight, Net Worth, Age


Leslie Phillips

Full Name

Leslie Samuel Phillips


98 years




20th April 1924

Place of Birth

Tottenham, London, United Kingdom

Years Active



7th November 2022

Place of Death

London, England

Marital Status



Penoplepe Bartley (m. 1948-1965)

Angela Scoular (m. 1982–2011)

Zara Carr (m. 2013-Present)


3 Sons - Daniel Phillips, Roger Phillips, Andrew Phillips

2 Daughters - Claudia Phillips, and Caroline Phillips


Father - Frederick Samuel Phillips

Mother - Cecelia Margaret Phillips


Larkswood Primary School


Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts


Left School at the age of 14

Current Net Worth

8 million dollars (USD)

Body Type



5 feet 8 inches

Weight (Kg)


Hair Colour


Eye Colour

Light Green

Shoe Size

9 US



Zodiac Sign








Leslie Phillips Cause of Death

Leslie Phillips Cause of Death

According to the reports, Leslie Phillips died peacefully in his sleep.

Leslie Phillips's cause of death appears to be the severe health condition from which the actor was suffering and previously in the year 2014 he also suffered two heart strokes in a row.

Little Glimpse of Leslie Phillips’s Career

Early Work

Leslie Phillips made his stage debut in 1937 when he played a wolf in Peter Pan, his first film appearance was in 1938 after which he played many uncredited roles, and his big break was in 1957 with the film Les Girls.

Afterwards, Leslie Phillips also started appearing on television dramas and became familiar on the radio among the listeners.

Later Work

After getting in the eyes of the audience, Leslie Phillips got a small role in Out of Africa (1985) which opened opportunities to get bigger roles in movies like Empire of the Sun (1987).

With time Leslie Phillips got busy with his work and worked around with successful films like Scandal in 1987, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in 2001 and lastly in the Harry Potter film series.

Leslie Phillips Cause of Death

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  • Leslie Phillips

Ans - Leslie Samuel Phillips (20 April 1924 – 7 November 2022) was an English actor, voice artist and author.

  • Leslie Phillips's cause of death

Ans - Leslie Phillips's cause of death was a long illness. He suffered from a stroke in the past years.

  • Leslie Phillips net worth 2022

Ans - The estimated net worth as of 2022 of Leslie Phillips is around 8 million dollars (USD).

  • Leslie Phillips's wife

Ans - Zara Carr is a famous Turkish social worker who became the wife of Leslie Phillips. They had known each other for more than 10 years.

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Ans - Leslie Phillips was an English actor, who provided the voice for the Sorting Hat in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.