The funnyman proposed to his girlfriend, social worker Zara Carr, following the death of his friend Peter O'Toole Dec 14, reports contactmusic.com.
"I realised I don't have much time and want to make the most of it. Zara is a wonderful woman, who not only looks good but has an amazing brain. I love her very much."
Phillips' wedding plans come two years after his second wife, Bond girl Angela Scoular, committed suicide aged 65 in April 2011.
His first wife was Penny Bartley, with whom he parted ways in 1965.
--IANS (Posted on 20-12-2013)