David Frost

1939 - 2013

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Sir David Paradine Frost (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was a British television host, 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. His success on this show led to work as a host on American television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Frost has received more than 2,984,374 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. David Frost is the 27th most popular presenter (down from 25th in 2019), the 2,585th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,466th in 2019) and the 5th most popular British Presenter.

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  • 3.0M

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  • 61.25

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  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, David Frost ranks 27 out of 109Before him are Howard Stern, Mike Bongiorno, John Peel, Regis Philbin, Conan O'Brien, and Thomas Gottschalk. After him are Barbara Walters, Casey Kasem, Phil McGraw, Jô Soares, Steve Allen, and Bob Barker.

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Among people born in 1939, David Frost ranks 256Before him are Valery Voronin, Louis Andriessen, Ileana Cotrubaș, László Kovács, Sumio Iijima, and Michael Gothard. After him are Ernst Zündel, James Mancham, Jaime Paz Zamora, Bobby Hull, Hugh Masekela, and Giorgio Ferrini. Among people deceased in 2013, David Frost ranks 238Before him are Nadir Afonso, Miguel Poblet, Jonathan Winters, Ružica Sokić, Hasse Jeppson, and Iain Banks. After him are Jetty Paerl, Paolo Soleri, Lothar Bisky, Cayetano Ré, Vivi Bach, and Marc Rich.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Frost ranks 2,585 out of 6,924Before him are Julian Sands (1958), Peter J. Ratcliffe (1954), Minette Walters (1949), C. P. Snow (1905), Frederick W. Lanchester (1868), and Allan Ramsay (1713). After him are Reginald Punnett (1875), Donald Moffat (1930), Arthur Gore (1868), Bruce Fraser, 1st Baron Fraser of North Cape (1888), W. W. Jacobs (1863), and Adam Clayton (1960).

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 Tony Wilson (1950), Bruce Forsyth (1928), John Oliver (1977), Caroline Flack (1979), Matt Lucas (1974), Alexa Chung (1983), and Charlie Brooker (1971).