David Frost

1939 - 2013

David Frost

Sir David Paradine Frost (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English television host, media personality, journalist, comedian and writer. He rose to prominence during the satire boom in the United Kingdom when he was chosen to host the satirical programme That Was the Week That Was in 1962, and his success on this show led to work as a host on American television. He became known for his television interviews with senior political figures, among them the Nixon interviews with President Richard Nixon in 1977 which were adapted into a stage play and film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Frost has received more than 2,157,876 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 27th most popular presenter.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, David Frost ranks 25 out of 94Before him are Michael Buffer, Sharon Osbourne, Mike Bongiorno, John Peel, Thomas Gottschalk, and Conan O'Brien. After him are Phil McGraw, Erez Tal, Howard Stern, Regis Philbin, Barbara Walters, and Casey Kasem.

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Among people born in 1939, David Frost ranks 244Before him are Yury Glazkov, Adrienne Clarkson, Carlos do Carmo, Conny Andersson, Ivar Jacobson, and Ron Atkinson. After him are Tetsuya Chiba, Tom Thabane, Alberto Suárez Inda, Michael Gothard, John Hopcroft, and Fred Willard. Among people deceased in 2013, David Frost ranks 226Before him are Aleksei Yuryevich German, Francis Hong Yong-ho, Yusef Lateef, Richard C. Sarafian, Iain Banks, and Cayetano Ré. After him are Aleksandr Serebrov, Antonio Roma, Dezső Gyarmati, Judit Temes, George Herbig, and Marcia Wallace.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Frost ranks 2,468 out of 5,347Before him are Alan Young (1919), Anne Hutchinson (1591), George Larner (1875), Joss Ackland (1928), Geoff Duke (1923), and George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney (1718). After him are Joe Fagan (1921), Al Stewart (1945), Arthur Ransome (1884), John Michael Wright (1617), Christopher Cradock (1862), and Graham McTavish (1961).

Among PRESENTERS In United Kingdom

Among presenters born in United Kingdom, David Frost ranks 5Before him are David Attenborough (1926), Bear Grylls (1974), Sharon Osbourne (1952), and John Peel (1939). After him are Matt Lucas (1974), John Oliver (1977), Alexa Chung (1983), Bruce Forsyth (1928), Charlie Brooker (1971), and Gavin McInnes (1970).