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Philip Herbert (born 28 January 1957 in London) is an English actor and mime artist, best known as his comedic alter ego, Hugh Jelly, a sidekick to comedian Julian Clary on the 1989–90 quiz show Sticky Moments with Julian Clary.[1]

Philip Herbert
Born (1957-01-28) 28 January 1957 (age 62)
London, England

In addition to several TV roles, Herbert appeared as Hermi Odle, one of Jabba the Hutt's henchmen in Return of the Jedi[2] and as Ginger in Carry On Columbus.[3] More recently he has appeared on The Bill, Casualty, Trial & Retribution and The Family.


  1. ^ Clary, Julian (2011). A Young Man's Passage. London: Random House. p. 224. ISBN 1448116589.
  2. ^ Hoare, James: Return of the Jedi star signs up for Norwich sci-fi convention, Sci Fi Now, 29 June 2012.
  3. ^ Webber, Richard (2011). Fifty Years of Carry On. London: Random House. ISBN 1446409961.

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