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David Frost (Media Personality and Journalist) b. 1939


David Frost Demographics:
  • Name - Sir David Paradine Frost
  • Surname - Frost
  • Honours - OBE, Knighthood (1993).
  • Born - 7 April 1939
  • Birthplace - Tenterden, Kent (UK)
  • Father - Rev. W.J. Paradine Frost (Methodist minister)
  • Nationality - British (English)
  • Occupation - media personality, journalist, comedian, writer.
David Frost Facts:
  • Pioneer of political satire on television.
  • Ground breaking journalist conducting serious interviews with various political figures (famously Richard Nixon).
  • Currently has a weekly TV program Frost Over the World on Al Jazeera English.
  • Fellowship from BAFTA (2005).
  • Has an honorary degree from Sussex University (1994).
  • Frost is married to Lady Carina (née Fitzalan Howard) - a daughter of the 17th Duke of Norfolk.
David Frost Education:
  • Started training as a Methodist Local Preacher - never completed.
  • Attended Gillingham Grammar School and later Wellingborough Grammar School.
  • Won a place at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University - First in English.
  • At Cambridge, he edited Varsity, a student newspaper.
  • Also edited a literary magazine, Granta, again at Cambridge.
  • Secretary of the famous Footlights Drama Society at Cambridge.

Image - David Frost by R. D. Ward, United States Department of Defense (public domain) via Wikipedia.


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