Sir David Frost, OBE

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David Paradine Frost

Birthplace: Tenterden, Kent, England
Death: Died in at sea, between England and Portugal, on board the cruise ship Queen Elizabeth
Cause of death: heart attack
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Wilfred John Paradine Frost and Mona Frost
Husband of <private> Frost (Fitzalan-Howard)
Ex-husband of Lynne Maria Frederick
Father of Miles Paradine Frost; <private> Frost and <private> Frost

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About Sir David Frost, OBE

"Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English journalist, comedian, writer, media personality and daytime TV game show host. After graduating from Cambridge University, he rose to fame in the UK when he was chosen to host the satirical programme That Was The Week That Was in 1962. During the later part of his career, he became known for his television interviews with senior political figures, among them The Nixon Interviews with former United States President Richard Nixon in 1977, which were adapted into a stage play and film. Frost was one of the key figures in the launch of ITV breakfast station TV-am in 1983. For the BBC, he hosted the Sunday morning interview programme 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 Queen Elizabeth, on which he had been engaged as a speaker"



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April 7, 1939
Tenterden, Kent, England
Age 44
August 31, 2013
Age 74
at sea, between England and Portugal, on board the cruise ship Queen Elizabeth