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David Frost (I) (1939–2013)

David Frost was born on April 7, 1939 in Tenterden, Kent, England as David Paradine Frost. He was a producer and writer, known for The David Frost Show (1969), That Was the Week That Was (1962) and Frost on Sunday (1968). He was married to Lady Carina Fitzalan-Howard and Lynne Frederick. He died on August 31, 2013. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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The David Frost Show
The David Frost Show Himself - Host
That Was the Week That Was
Frost on Sunday
Frost on Sunday Himself - Presenter
Through the Keyhole
Through the Keyhole Himself - Presenter / Himself


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 2011/I Retreat (executive producer)
 2008/II In Your Dreams (executive producer)
 2008 The Frost Report Is Back (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Inside Elton's World (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer - as Sir David Frost)
 2004 Decisive Battles (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Herman the German (2004) ... (executive producer - as Sir David Frost)
- Ramses II (2004) ... (executive producer - as Sir David Frost)
- Boudica: Warrior Queen (2004) ... (executive producer - as Sir David Frost)
- Birth of the Roman Empire (2004) ... (executive producer - as Sir David Frost)
- Hail Caesar! (2004) ... (executive producer - as Sir David Frost)
 2004 Decisive Battles of Ancient History (Short) (executive producer)
 2003 Bloodlines: The Dracula Family Tree (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2003 The Strategic Humor Initiative (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Hero: The Bobby Moore Story (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1999 Rogue Trader (executive producer)
 1991-1997 Talking with David Frost (TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes)
- Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Benjamin Netanyahu (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Reverend Billy Graham (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Larry King (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Colin Powell and Maya Angelou (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1995 Live for Peace: A Royal Gala (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Governor and Mrs. Clinton talking with David Frost (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Ben Bradlee Talking with David Frost (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Robin Williams Talking with David Frost (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 H. Norman Schwarzkopf Talking with David Frost (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Andrew Lloyd Weber Talking with David Frost (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 ABC Presents: A Royal Gala (TV Movie) (producer)
 1987 Spitting Image: The 1987 Movie Awards (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Spitting Image: The Ronnie and Nancy Show (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1986 Spitting Image: Down and Out in the White House (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1985 The Search for Mengele (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1985 That Was the Year That Was (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1981 This Is Your Life: 30th Anniversary Special (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1980 The American Movie Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1979 The Bee Gees Special (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1979 The Music for UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1978 Peeping Times (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1977 David Frost Interviews Richard Nixon (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1976 Leadbelly (executive producer)
 1976 Dynasty (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1975 David Frost Presents the Guinness Book of World Records (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1974 Who Killed Lamb? (TV Movie) (executive producer - as David Paradine)
 1973 Charley-One-Eye (executive producer)
 1971 George Bernard Shaw (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 1970 The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (executive producer)
 1970 Futtocks End (executive producer)
  David Frost Presents (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 1969) (executive producer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Frankie Howerd (1969) ... (producer)
- How to Irritate People (1969) ... (executive producer)
 1967-1968 No, That's Me Over Here! (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.5 (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.4 (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.2 (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.1 (1968) ... (executive producer)
 1968 The Ronnie Barker Playhouse (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Alexander (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Talk of Angels (1968) ... (executive producer)
- The Incredible Mister Tanner (1968) ... (executive producer)
- The Fastest Gun in Finchley (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Ah, There You Are (1968) ... (executive producer)
 1967 At Last the 1948 Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1967) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.6 (1967) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.5 (1967) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.4 (1967) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.3 (1967) ... (executive producer)
 1956 This Week (TV Series) (assistant producer - 1961-1962)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Began his own series, Frost Over the World, on Qatar-based news channel Al Jazeera English.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir David Frost | The Late Sir David Frost | David Paradine


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[re infamous Nixon admission during interview] Upon hearing that sentence, I could scarcely believe my ears... [I just tried] to keep him talking on this theme for as long as possible. See more »


Died after suffering a heart attack while on board the Cunard cruise ship Queen Elizabeth, just hours after setting sail from Southampton. He was due to give a speech to the passengers. See more »


Greeting viewers with "Hello, good evening and welcome."

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