Late veteran broadcaster Sir David Frost left a $20.8 million (£13 million) fortune in his will.
The British presenter and journalist, who is most famous for his revealing interviews with former U.S. President Richard Nixon following the Watergate scandal, died last year (13), aged 74.
According to British newspaper The Sun, Frost left the majority of his fortune to his wife of 30 years Lady Carina Fitzalan-Howard.
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Veteran actress Joanna Lumley and British royal Charles, Prince Of Wales were among the leading figures who attended a memorial service for late broadcaster Sir David Frost in London on Thursday (13Mar14).
More than 2,000 guests descended on the U.K. capital's Westminster Abbey to remember Frost, who died aged 74 after suffering a heart attack last August (13).
The Prince of Wales, a close friend of the journalist, was joined by his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, as well as his brother Prince Andrew, his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson and their daughter, Princess Beatrice.
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Comedians Stephen Fry and RONNIE CORBETT and revered British talk show host Sir Michael Parkinson were among the mourners who turned out on Wednesday (11Sep13) to attend the funeral of legendary broadcaster Sir David Frost.
The iconic newsman, who was portrayed by Michael Sheen in Oscar-nominated movie Frost/Nixon, passed away on 31 August (13), after suffering a heart attack on a cruise ship, and stars including Sir Paul MCCartney, Yoko Ono, Russell Crowe and Joan Collins were some of the first to offer tributes following his death.
On Wednesday, friends and family members gathered at the Holy Trinity Church in Oxfordshire, England to bid a final farewell to the famed interviewer, and his close friend Fry later took to his Twitter.com blog to share his grief with fans.
The 74 year old, who was portrayed by Michael Sheen in Oscar-nominated movie Frost/Nixon, died after suffering a heart attack on a cruise ship, and his longtime pal MCCartney has now spoken of his sadness following the loss of his friend.
In a post on his website, MCCartney states, "I was very sad to hear that my good friend David Frost passed away recently. I have known David for many years. We first met when he was doing a stand up comedy routine in the London night club Quaglinos. I also went to see him at The Blue Angel in London and we bumped into each other at many social events during the 'Swinging 60s'.
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The Queen Elizabeth cruise ship arriving at sunrise in Lisbon. The ship carries the body of British broadcaster Sir David Frost, 74, who sadly passed away on board the cruise ship, while on a voyage from Southampton to Lisbon (30Aug13) - Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal - Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Stephen Fry has remembered Sir David Frost.
Sir David Frost who recently lost his life to a fatal heart attack left a legacy to be remembered, with his memorable career getting the fitting tributes it deserves since the announcement of his death on August 31st 2013.
Frost was a man who gained a great deal of success in his broadcasting career through his intellectual and sharp broadcasting style to his welcoming and friendly personality, over the course of nearly a decade these traits helped him have a career defined by great broadcasting moments that may never be matched.
Throughout his career Frost interviewed some of the most revered political figures including six prime ministers and seven presidents, with the most notable interview being with President Nixon in 1977 where Nixon acknowledged to the world that he abused his presidential power.
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Frost sadly passed from a heart attack on a cruise ship.
It’s not often that someone deserves the mantle of ‘legend’; it’s an overused adjective and is rarely applied accurately. David Frost, however, was fully deserved his legendary status, and, following his tragic passing from a heart attack on Aug 31, he will always be remembered as a master of his medium.
David Frost: 7/4/1939 - 31/8/2013.
"David loved broadcasting, did it brilliantly for more than 50 years and was eagerly looking forward to a host of projects - including interviewing the prime minister next week - before his sudden and tragic death. We will all miss him enormously," said The BBC's Barney Jones, who worked on Frost on Breakfast with Frost for over a decade.
John Cleese, Sir Michael Parkinson and Ron Howard have paid tribute to late broadcaster Sir David Frost, who died on Saturday (31.08.13) aged 74.
The 73-year-old actor insists his life will feel ''rather diminished'' following the passing of the legendary broadcaster, who died of a heart attack aged 74 on Saturday (31.08.13), and he praised the TV interviewer for helping to launch his career on the 1960s satirical show 'The Frost Report'.
Cleese said: ''I had known him for 52 years and I was extraordinarily fond of him.
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The legendary broadcaster, journalist and writer Sir David Frost passed away following a suspected heart attack over the weekend
The revered British broadcaster Sir David Frost has passed away following a suspected heart attack. Aged 74, the TV icon, perhaps best known internationally for his revealing, post-Watergate interview with former US President Richard Nixon, tragically passed away whilst travelling aboard the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship on Saturday, 31 August, after giving a speech to some of the passengers.
Sir David Frost was a mainstay on British TV for much of his lifetime
The news of his death came as a shock to many and has evoked an emotional response from individuals from all fields. His sudden death on board the cruise liner on Saturday night was completely out of the blue as Frost had not been complaining of any serious medical problems prior to his unfortunate passing, making his death all the sadder. A statement from his spokesperson reads, "His family are devastated and ask for privacy at this difficult time. A family funeral will be held in the near future and details of a memorial service will be announced in due course." (The BBC)
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For four decades Beatles fans have blamed Yoko Ono for the band's demise. However, in a revealing interview with Sir Paul McCartney, the legendary singer has shed light on many aspects of himself and the Beatles, as well as removing blame from Yoko Ono and transposing it onto Allen Klein, the Beatles' manager who took over proceedings after the death of their original manager, Brian Epstein.
In this new interview that McCartney's given to David Frost, he admitted "[Yoko] certainly didn't break the group up, the group was breaking up". E! reports that also told Frost what a great influence she had on John Lennon. After the breakdown of the Beatles Lennon went on to forge a hugely successful solo career, including the wildly popular and iconic song 'Imagine'. "I don't think he would have done that without Yoko, so I don't think you can blame her for anything. When Yoko came along, part of her attraction was her avant garde side, her view of things, so she showed him another way to be, which was very attractive to him," McCartney said. "So it was time for John to leave, he was definitely going to leave."
The Frost/McCartney interview will be aired on Al Jazeerah English, and is the longest interview given by McCartney for decades.
Jack is a young farmhand working for the King. One day, he comes across small bean-like objects, which are described as 'holy relics' from a faraway land. The relics, however, are full of dark magic and could change the world if placed in the wrong hands. Jack is entrusted with them, on the condition that he doesn't lose them or get them wet. Jack is puzzled but accepts the relics anyway.
That night, a terrible storm rages. Jack has left the bean shaped objects on a surface in his hut, where rain falls on them through a hole in the ceiling. At first, nothing happens; then Jack looks on in horror as a beanstalk grows from the ground under his hut. The beanstalk connects the human world to a world where giants roam.
Jack lands himself in trouble when a giant kidnaps the beautiful Princess Isabelle. The King sends some of his best men up the beanstalk with Jack to rescue Isabelle. Their rescue attempts are nearly in vain, though, when the giants wage war on the humans. It is up to Jack to save Isabelle and his kingdom.
Jack The Giant Killer is directed and produced by Bryan Singer, who is well known for directing the films The Usual Suspects; Superman Returns and the X-Men films. The film is based on the British fairy tale; the screenplay for the film was written by Christopher McQuarrie and Dan Studney.
Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Warwick Davis, Bill Nighy, Eddie Marsan, Ian McShane, Ewen Bremner, John Kassir, Eleanor Tomlinson, Ralph Brown, Ben Daniels, Daniel Lapaine and David Frost
Director: Bryan Singer
Release Date: 15TH June 2012
Running Time: TBC
Date of birth
7th April, 1939
Date of death
31st August, 2013
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