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David Paradine Frost OBE (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English television host, media personality, journalist, comedian, and writer. After graduating from Cambridge University, Frost rose to prominence in the UK when he was chosen to host the satirical programme That Was the Week That Was in 1962. His success on this show led to work as a host on US television. He became known for his television interviews with senior political figures, among them the Nixon Interviews with former United States
United States
President Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
in 1977, which were adapted into a stage play and film. Frost was one of the "Famous Five" who were behind the launch of ITV breakfast station TV-am
in 1983. For the BBC, he hosted the Sunday morning interview programme Breakfast with Frost
Breakfast with Frost
from 1993 to 2005. He spent two decades as host of Through the Keyhole. From 2006 to 2012 he hosted the weekly programme Frost Over the World on Al Jazeera English and from 2012, the weekly programme The Frost Interview. Frost died on 31 August 2013, aged 74, on board the cruise ship MS Queen Elizabeth, on which he had been engaged as a speaker.[1] In March 2014, his memorial stone was unveiled in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey
for his contribution to British culture.[2]


1 Early life 2 That Was the Week That Was
That Was the Week That Was
(TW3) 3 Post-TW3 4 American career from 1968 to 1980 5 After 1980 6 Achievements 7 Frost/Nixon 8 Personal life 9 Death 10 Selected awards and honours 11 Bibliography 12 References 13 External links

Early life[edit] David Paradine Frost was born in Tenterden, Kent, on 7 April 1939, the son of a Methodist
minister of Huguenot
descent,[3] the Rev. Wilfred John "W. J." Paradine Frost, and his wife, Mona (Aldrich); he had two elder sisters.[4][5] While living in Gillingham, Kent, he was taught in the Bible class of the Sunday school at his father's church (Byron Road Methodist) by David Gilmore Harvey, and subsequently started training as a Methodist
local preacher, which he did not complete.[6] Frost attended Barnsole Road Primary School in Gillingham, St Hugh's School, Woodhall Spa,[7] Gillingham Grammar School and finally – while residing in Raunds
– Wellingborough Grammar School. Throughout his school years he was an avid football and cricket player,[4] and was offered a contract with Nottingham Forest F.C.[8] For two years before going to university he was a lay preacher following his witnessing of an event presided over by the Christian evangelist Billy Graham.[3] Frost studied at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, from 1958, graduating with a Third in English.[9] He was editor of both the university's student paper, Varsity, and the literary magazine Granta. He was also secretary of the Footlights
Drama Society,[4] which included actors such as Peter Cook
Peter Cook
and John Bird. During this period, Frost appeared on television for the first time in an edition of Anglia Television's Town And Gown, performing several comic characters. "The first time I stepped into a television studio", he once remembered, "it felt like home. It didn't scare me. Talking to the camera seemed the most natural thing in the world."[10] According to some accounts, Frost was the victim of snobbery from the group with which he associated at Cambridge, which has been confirmed by Barry Humphries.[11] Christopher Booker, while asserting that Frost's one defining characteristic was ambition, commented that he was impossible to dislike.[12] According to the satirist John Wells, the Old Etonian actor Jonathan Cecil
Jonathan Cecil
congratulated Frost around this time for "that wonderfully silly voice" he used while performing, but then discovered that it was Frost's real voice.[11] After leaving university, Frost became a trainee at Associated-Rediffusion. Meanwhile, having already gained an agent, Frost performed in cabaret at the Blue Angel nightclub in Berkeley Square, London during the evenings.[3][13] That Was the Week That Was
That Was the Week That Was
(TW3)[edit] Frost was chosen by writer and producer Ned Sherrin to host the satirical programme That Was the Week That Was, alias TW3 after Frost's flatmate John Bird suggested Sherrin should see his act at The Blue Angel. The series, which ran for less than 18 months during 1962–63, was part of the satire boom in early 1960s Britain and became a popular programme. The involvement of Frost in TW3 led to an intensification of the rivalry with Peter Cook
Peter Cook
who accused him of stealing material and dubbed Frost "the bubonic plagiarist".[14] The new satirical magazine Private Eye
Private Eye
also mocked him at this time. Frost visited the United States during the break between the two series of TW3 in the summer of 1963 and stayed with the producer of the New York production of Beyond The Fringe. Frost was unable to swim, but still jumped into the pool, and nearly drowned until he was saved by Peter Cook. At the memorial service for Cook in 1995, Alan Bennett
Alan Bennett
recalled that rescuing Frost was the one regret Cook frequently expressed.[15] For the first three editions of the second series in 1963, the BBC attempted to limit the team by scheduling repeats of The Third Man television series after the programme, thus preventing overruns. Frost took to reading synopses of the episodes at the end of the programme as a means of sabotage. After the BBC's Director General Hugh Greene instructed that the repeats should be abandoned, TW3 returned to being open-ended.[16] More sombrely, on 23 November 1963, a tribute to the assassinated President John F. Kennedy, an event which had occurred the previous day, formed an entire edition of That Was the Week That Was.[17] An American version of TW3 ran after the original British series had ended. Following a pilot episode on 10 November 1963, the 30-minute US series, also featuring Frost, ran on NBC
from 10 January 1964 to May 1965. In 1985, Frost produced and hosted a television special in the same format, That Was the Year That Was, on NBC. Post-TW3[edit] Frost fronted various programmes following the success of TW3, including its immediate successor, Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life, which he co-chaired with Willie Rushton
Willie Rushton
and poet P. J. Kavanagh. Screened on three evenings each week, this series was dropped after a sketch was found to be offensive to Catholics and another to the British royal family.[17] More successful was The Frost Report, broadcast between 1966 and 1967. The show launched the television careers of John Cleese, Ronnie Barker
Ronnie Barker
and Ronnie Corbett, who appeared together in the Class sketch. Frost signed for Rediffusion, the ITV weekday contractor in London, to produce a "heavier" interview-based show called The Frost Programme. Guests included Sir
Oswald Mosley
Oswald Mosley
and Rhodesian premier Ian Smith. His memorable dressing-down of insurance fraudster Emil Savundra, regarded as the first example of "trial by television" in the UK, led to concern from ITV executives that it might affect Savundra's right to a fair trial.[3] Frost's introductory words for his television programmes during this period, "Hello, good evening and welcome", became his catchphrase and were often mimicked.[1] Frost was a member of a successful consortium, including former executives from the BBC, which bid for an ITV franchise in 1967. This became London Weekend Television, which began broadcasting in July 1968. The station began with a programming policy which was considered 'highbrow' and suffered launch problems with low audience ratings and financial problems. A September 1968 meeting of the Network Programme Committee, which made decisions about the channel's scheduling, was particularly fraught, with Lew Grade
Lew Grade
expressing hatred of Frost in his presence.[18][19] Frost, according to Kitty Muggeridge in 1967, had "risen without a trace."[20] He was involved in the station's early years as a presenter. On 20 and 21 July 1969, during the British television Apollo 11 coverage, he presented David Frost's Moon Party for LWT, a ten-hour discussion and entertainment marathon from LWT's Wembley Studios, on the night Neil Armstrong walked on the moon. Two of his guests on this programme were British historian A. J. P. Taylor
A. J. P. Taylor
and entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr.[21] Around this time Frost interviewed Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
whose recently acquired Sunday newspaper, the News of the World, had just serialised the memoirs of Christine Keeler, a central figure in the Profumo scandal of 1963. For the Australian publisher, this was a bruising encounter, although Frost said that he had not intended it to be.[22] Murdoch confessed to his biographer Michael Wolff that the incident had convinced him that Frost was "an arrogant bastard, [and] a bloody bugger".[23] In the late 1960s he began an intermittent involvement in the film industry. Setting up David Paradine Ltd in 1966,[17][24] he part-financed The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970), in which the lead character was based partly on Frost, and gained an executive producer credit. In 1976 Frost was the executive producer of the British musical film The Slipper and the Rose, retelling the story of Cinderella. Frost was the subject of This Is Your Life in January 1972 when he was surprised by Eamonn Andrews at London's Quaglino's restaurant.[25] American career from 1968 to 1980[edit] In 1968 he signed a contract worth £125,000 to appear on American television in his own show on three evenings each week, the largest such arrangement for a British television personality[10] at the time. From 1969 to 1972, Frost kept his London shows and fronted The David Frost Show on the Group W (U.S. Westinghouse Corporation) television stations in the United States.[26] His 1970 TV special, Frost on America, featured guests such as Jack Benny
Jack Benny
and Tennessee Williams.[27] In a declassified transcript of a 1972 telephone call between Frost and Henry Kissinger, President Nixon's National Security Advisor and Secretary of State, Frost urged Kissinger to call chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer
Bobby Fischer
and urge him to compete in that year's World Chess Championship.[28][29] During this call, Frost revealed that he was working on a novel.[29] Frost interviewed heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali
at his training camp in Deer Lake, Pennsylvania, in 1974, prior to the Rumble in the Jungle with George Foreman. During the interview, Ali remarked "Listen David, when I meet this man, if you think the world was surprised when Nixon resigned, wait till I whip Foreman's behind."[30] In 1977 The Nixon Interviews, a series of five 90-minute interviews with former US President Richard Nixon, were broadcast. Nixon was paid $600,000 plus a share of the profits for the interviews, which had to be funded by Frost himself after the US television networks turned down the programme, describing it as "checkbook journalism". Frost's company negotiated its own deals to syndicate the interviews with local stations across the US and internationally, creating what Ron Howard described as "the first fourth network."[31] Frost taped around 29 hours of interviews with Nixon over a period of four weeks. Nixon, who had previously avoided discussing his role in the Watergate scandal
Watergate scandal
which had led to his resignation as President in 1974, expressed contrition saying "I let the American people down and I have to carry that burden with me for the rest of my life".[32][33] Following the 1979 Iranian Revolution
Iranian Revolution
Frost was the last person to interview Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the deposed Shah of Iran.[34] The interview took place in the Contadora Island
Contadora Island
in Panama
in January 1980,[35] and was broadcast by ABC in the United States
United States
on 17 January.[36] Frost was an organiser of the Music for UNICEF Concert at the United Nations General Assembly in 1979. Ten years later, he was hired as the anchor of the new American tabloid news program Inside Edition. He was dismissed after only three weeks, due to poor ratings. It seems he was "considered too high-brow for the show's low-brow format."[37] ABC News reporter Bill O'Reilly was recruited as his replacement. After 1980[edit] Frost was one of the "Famous Five" who launched TV-am
in February 1983 but, like LWT in the late 1960s, the station began with an unsustainable "highbrow" approach. Frost remained a presenter after restructuring. Frost on Sunday began in September 1983 and continued until the station lost its franchise at the end of 1992. Frost had been part of an unsuccessful consortium, CPV-TV, with Richard Branson and other interests, which had attempted to acquire three ITV contractor franchises prior to the changes made by the Independent Television Commission in 1991. After transferring from ITV, his Sunday morning interview programme Breakfast with Frost
Breakfast with Frost
ran on the BBC
from January 1993 until 29 May 2005. For a time it ran on BSB before moving to BBC
1.[38] Frost hosted Through the Keyhole, which ran on several UK channels from 1987 until 2008 and also featured Loyd Grossman. Produced by his own production company, the programme was first shown in prime time and on daytime television in its later years.[17] Frost worked for Al Jazeera English, presenting a live weekly hour-long current affairs programme, Frost Over The World, which started when the network launched in November 2006. The programme regularly made headlines with interviewees such as Tony Blair, President Omar al-Bashir
Omar al-Bashir
of Sudan, Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto
Benazir Bhutto
of Pakistan and President Daniel Ortega
Daniel Ortega
of Nicaragua. The programme was produced by the former Question Time editor and Independent on Sunday journalist Charlie Courtauld. Frost was one of the first to interview the man who authored the Fatwa on Terrorism, Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri.[39] During his career as a broadcaster Frost became one of Concorde's most frequent fliers, having flown between London and New York an average of 20 times per year for 20 years.[40][41] In 2007, Frost hosted a discussion with Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi as part of the Monitor Group's involvement in the country.[42] In June 2010, Frost presented Frost on Satire, an hour-long BBC
Four documentary looking at the history of television satire. Achievements[edit]

Frost interviewing Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin
for the BBC's Breakfast with Frost in March 2000

Frost was the only person to have interviewed all eight British prime ministers serving between 1964 and 2014 (Harold Wilson, Edward Heath, James Callaghan, Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron) and all seven US presidents in office between 1969 and 2008 (Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
and George W. Bush).[3] He was a patron and former vice-president of the Motor Neurone Disease Association charity, as well as being a patron of the Alzheimer's Research Trust, Hearing Star Benevolent Fund,[43] East Anglia's Children's Hospices, the Home Farm Trust and the Elton John AIDS Foundation.[44][45][46] He was also recognized for his contributions to women's charity 'Wellbeing for Women'.[47] After having been in television for 40 years, Frost was estimated to be worth £200 million by the Sunday Times Rich List in 2006,[48] a figure he considered a significant over-estimate in 2011.[14] The valuation included the assets of his main British company and subsidiaries, plus homes in London and the country. Frost/Nixon[edit] Main articles: The Nixon Interviews, Frost/Nixon (play), and Frost/Nixon (film) Frost/Nixon was originally a play written by Peter Morgan, developed from The Nixon Interviews
The Nixon Interviews
which Frost had conducted with Richard Nixon in 1977. Frost/Nixon was presented as a stage production in London in 2006, and on Broadway in 2007. The play was adapted into a Hollywood motion picture starring Michael Sheen
Michael Sheen
as Frost and Frank Langella
Frank Langella
as Nixon, both reprising their stage roles. The film was directed by Ron Howard and released in 2008. It was nominated for five Golden Globe awards: Best Motion Picture Drama, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Screenplay and Best Original Score,[49] and for five Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Editing. In February 2009, Frost was featured on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's international affairs programme Foreign Correspondent in a report titled "The World According To Frost", reflecting on his long career and portrayal in the film Frost/Nixon.[50] Personal life[edit] Frost was known for several relationships with high-profile women. In the mid-1960s, he dated British actress Janette Scott, between her marriages to songwriter Jackie Rae and singer Mel Tormé; in the early 1970s he was engaged to American actress Diahann Carroll; between 1972 and 1977 he had a relationship with British socialite Caroline Cushing; in 1981 he married Lynne Frederick, widow of Peter Sellers, but they divorced the following year.[4] He also had an 18-year intermittent affair with American actress Carol Lynley.[51] On 19 March 1983, Frost married Lady Carina Fitzalan-Howard, daughter of the 17th Duke of Norfolk.[4] Over the next five years, they had three sons[52] and for many years lived in Chelsea, with their weekend home at Michelmersh Court
Michelmersh Court
in Hampshire.[53] Death[edit] On 31 August 2013, Frost was aboard a Cunard Line
Cunard Line
cruise ship, the MS Queen Elizabeth 2, when he had a heart attack and died.[54][55] Cunard said that the vessel had left Southampton
for a ten-day cruise in the Mediterranean, ending in Rome.[56] The then British Prime Minister David Cameron
David Cameron
paid tribute, saying: "He could be—and certainly was with me—both a friend and a fearsome interviewer."[57] Michael Grade
Michael Grade
commented: "He was kind of a television renaissance man. He could put his hand to anything. He could turn over Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
or he could win the comedy prize at the Montreux Golden Rose festival."[58] On 13 March 2014, a service was held at Westminster Abbey, at which Frost was honoured with a memorial stone in Poets' Corner.[59] His post-mortem found that he had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, his 31-year-old son Miles Frost died from the same condition in 2015.[60] Selected awards and honours[edit]

1970: Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
(OBE)[61] 1993: Knight Bachelor[62] 1994: Honorary doctoral degree of the University of Sussex[63] 2005: Fellowship of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts BAFTA
[63] 2009: Honorary Doctor of Letters
Doctor of Letters
degree of the University of Winchester[63] 2009: Lifetime Achievement Award at the Emmy Awards[63]



How to Live Under Labour – or at Least Have as Much Chance as Anyone Else (1964) To England with Love (1968). With Antony Jay. The Presidential Debate, 1968 : David Frost
David Frost
talks with Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey (and others) (1968). The Americans (1970) Billy Graham
Billy Graham
Talks with David Frost
David Frost
(1972) Whitlam and Frost: The Full Text of Their TV Conversations Plus Exclusive New Interviews (1974) "I Gave Them a Sword": Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews (1978). Reissued as Frost/Nixon in 2007. David Frost's Book of Millionaires, Multimillionaires, and Really Rich People (1984) The World's Shortest Books (1987) An Autobiography. Part 1: From Congregations to Audiences (1993)

With Michael Deakin and illustrated by Willie Rushton

I Could Have Kicked Myself: David Frost's Book of the World's Worst Decisions (1982) Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (1983) If You'll Believe That (1986)

With Michael Shea

The Mid-Atlantic Companion, or, How to Misunderstand Americans as Much as They Misunderstand Us (1986) The Rich Tide: Men, Women, Ideas and Their Transatlantic Impact (1986)


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Fellowship recipients


Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
(1971) Freddie Young (1972) Grace Wyndham Goldie (1973) David Lean
David Lean
(1974) Jacques Cousteau
Jacques Cousteau
(1975) Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
(1976) Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
(1976) Denis Forman (1977) Fred Zinnemann
Fred Zinnemann
(1978) Lew Grade
Lew Grade
(1979) Huw Wheldon
Huw Wheldon
(1979) David Attenborough
David Attenborough
(1980) John Huston
John Huston
(1980) Abel Gance
Abel Gance
(1981) Michael Powell
Michael Powell
& Emeric Pressburger
Emeric Pressburger
(1981) Andrzej Wajda
Andrzej Wajda
(1982) Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough
(1983) Hugh Greene (1984) Sam Spiegel
Sam Spiegel
(1984) Jeremy Isaacs (1985) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(1986) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1987) Ingmar Bergman
Ingmar Bergman
(1988) Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1989) Paul Fox (1990) Louis Malle
Louis Malle
(1991) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1992) David Plowright (1992) Sydney Samuelson (1993) Colin Young (1993) Michael Grade
Michael Grade
(1994) Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
(1995) Jeanne Moreau
Jeanne Moreau
(1996) Ronald Neame
Ronald Neame
(1996) John Schlesinger
John Schlesinger
(1996) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1996) Woody Allen
Woody Allen
(1997) Steven Bochco
Steven Bochco
(1997) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
(1997) Oswald Morris (1997) Harold Pinter
Harold Pinter
(1997) David Rose (1997) Sean Connery
Sean Connery
(1998) Bill Cotton
Bill Cotton
(1998) Eric Morecambe
Eric Morecambe
& Ernie Wise
Ernie Wise
(1999) Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
(1999) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(2000) Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick
(2000) Peter Bazalgette
Peter Bazalgette


Albert Finney
Albert Finney
(2001) John Thaw
John Thaw
(2001) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(2001) Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty
(2002) Merchant Ivory Productions (2002) Andrew Davies (2002) John Mills
John Mills
(2002) Saul Zaentz
Saul Zaentz
(2003) David Jason (2003) John Boorman
John Boorman
(2004) Roger Graef (2004) John Barry (2005) David Frost
David Frost
(2005) David Puttnam
David Puttnam
(2006) Ken Loach
Ken Loach
(2006) Anne V. Coates (2007) Richard Curtis
Richard Curtis
(2007) Will Wright (2007) Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
(2008) Bruce Forsyth
Bruce Forsyth
(2008) Dawn French
Dawn French
& Jennifer Saunders
Jennifer Saunders
(2009) Terry Gilliam
Terry Gilliam
(2009) Nolan Bushnell
Nolan Bushnell
(2009) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2010) Shigeru Miyamoto
Shigeru Miyamoto
(2010) Melvyn Bragg
Melvyn Bragg
(2010) Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee
(2011) Peter Molyneux
Peter Molyneux
(2011) Trevor McDonald (2011) Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
(2012) Rolf Harris
Rolf Harris
(2012) Alan Parker
Alan Parker
(2013) Gabe Newell
Gabe Newell
(2013) Michael Palin
Michael Palin
(2013) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2014) Rockstar Games
Rockstar Games
(2014) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(2014) Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
(2015) David Braben (2015) Jon Snow (2015) Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier
(2016) John Carmack
John Carmack
(2016) Ray Galton & Alan Simpson (2016) Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks
(2017) Joanna Lumley
Joanna Lumley
(2017) Ridley Scott
Ridley Scott

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International Emmy Founders Award

Jim Henson
Jim Henson
(1980) Shaun Sutton / Roone Arledge (1981) Michael Landon
Michael Landon
(1982) Herbert Brodkin (1983) David L. Wolper (1984) David Attenborough
David Attenborough
(1985) Donald L. Taffner (1986) Jacques Cousteau
Jacques Cousteau
(1987) Goar Mestre (1988) Paul Fox (1989) Joan Ganz Cooney
Joan Ganz Cooney
(1990) Adrian Cowell (1991) Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
(1992) Richard Dunn (1993) Film on Four (1994) Don Hewitt
Don Hewitt
(1995) Reg Grundy
Reg Grundy
(1996) Jac Venza
Jac Venza
(1997) Robert Halmi Sr. (1998) Hisashi Hieda
Hisashi Hieda
(1999) John Hendricks (2000) Pierre Lescure
Pierre Lescure
(2001) Howard Stringer
Howard Stringer
(2002) HBO
(2003) MTV International
MTV International
(2004) Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
(2005) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(2006) Al Gore
Al Gore
(2007) Dick Wolf
Dick Wolf
(2008) David Frost
David Frost
(2009) Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell
(2010) Nigel Lythgoe
Nigel Lythgoe
(2011) Ryan Murphy / Norman Lear
Norman Lear
/ Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(2012) J. J. Abrams
J. J. Abrams
(2013) Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner
(2014) Julian Fellowes
Julian Fellowes
(2015) Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Rhimes

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