David Frost - Famous Screenwriter

David Frost Net Worth


David Frost, a famous English journalist, comedian, and media personality, had a net worth of $100 million at the time of his death in 2013. Despite rumors of a $250 million net worth, Frost vehemently denied this claim, stating it was a massive overestimate.

Key facts:

  • David Frost was a highly accomplished English journalist, writer, comedian, and television and media personality.
  • He gained widespread recognition for his work in television, including hosting the television series "That Was the Week That Was" in the UK and hosting the TV series "Breakfast with Frost" for the BBC.
  • One of his most notable achievements was conducting a series of groundbreaking television interviews with politicians, notably the renowned "Nixon interviews" with President Richard Nixon in 1977, which were later adapted into a film and stage play.
  • Frost was part of the "Famous Five" who played a pivotal role in launching the ITV breakfast station TV-am in 1983, further solidifying his influence in the industry.
  • Throughout his career, David Frost received numerous accolades for his contributions to the field, including winning two Primetime Emmy Awards and earning a nomination for a Golden Globe Award.

Basic Information About David Frost

CategoryCelebrities › Authors
ProfessionsJournalist, Film Producer, Screenwriter, TV Personality, Comedian, Television Producer, Actor, Writer, Presenter
Net worth$100,000,000
Date of birth1939-04-07
Place of birthTenterden
Date of death2013-08-31 (aged 74)
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Curiosities and TrademarksGreeting viewers with "Hello, good evening and welcome."
Spouse19 March - Lady Carina Fitzalan-Howard ( 1983 - 31 August 2013) (his death) (3 children)
Lynne Frederick - (25 January 1981 - 1982) (divorced)
Height5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)
Social Media↗︎ Wikipedia ↗︎ IMDb

What Movie Awards did David Frost win?


Golden Globe

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David Frost roles

Movie / Series Role
The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken HeartSelf (archive footage)
The Carol Burnett ShowSelf 1 episode, 1971
ExtrasSelf 1 episode, 2006
The Daily ShowSelf 2 episodes, 2000-2008
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoSelf 1 episode, 2008
The Dick Cavett ShowSelf 1 episode, 1970
Laugh-InGuest Performer (uncredited) unknown episodes
Late Night with Conan O'BrienSelf - Guest 2 episodes, 1995-1998
The One ShowSelf 3 episodes, 2008-2016

David Frost's Quotes

  • Over the last half century the television interview has given us some of TV's most heart-stopping and memorable moments. On the surface it is a simple format - two people sitting across from one another having a conversation. But underneath it is often a power struggle - a battle for the psychological advantage.
  • Vote Labour and you build castles in the air. Vote Conservative and you can live in them.
  • Love is when each person is more concerned for the other than for one's self.
  • Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home.
  • Being upbeat is the key to life.

David Frost's photos

Interesting Facts about David Frost

  1. He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 1970 and knighthood of the British Empire in the 1993 Queen's New Years Honors List for his services to broadcasting and journalism.
  2. Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 172-173. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
  3. He has interviewed the US Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.
  4. He has interviewed British Prime Ministers Harold Wilson, Edward Heath, James Callaghan, Margaret Thatcher, John Major and Tony Blair.
  5. His programme Breakfast with Frost (1993) ended shortly after the British General Election in May 2005.
  6. Brother-in-law of Marsha Fitzalan.
  7. While a student, Frost edited a student newspaper as well as a literary publication at Cambridge University, throughout displaying a major talent for satire, and soon put to good use at the BBC.
  8. 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.
  9. His father was a clergyman.
  10. He had three sons, Miles Frost, Wilfred Frost and George Frost, with his wife Lady Carina Fitzalan-Howard.
  11. Died on the same day that a new series of Through the Keyhole started. He had presented the original show.
  12. A memorial service was held for him at Westminster Abbey, London on 13 March 2014.
  13. Born on exactly the same date as Francis Ford Coppola.

References & Fact Checks ✅

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  • Original Source: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/27580093
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    Series: Nixon White House Photographs, 1/20/1969 - 8/9/1974

    Collection: White House Photo Office Collection (Nixon Administration), 1/20/1969 - 8/9/1974
  • Date taken: 18 December 1970
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  • Source URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:David_Frost_and_Diahann_Carroll,_1971.jpg
  • Original Source: ebay
  • Author: Photographer not credited. Signature by Diahann Carrol
  • Date taken: 1971

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