09/01/2013 10:37 am ET | Updated Sep 01, 2013

David Frost's Celebrity Interviews: John Lennon, Elton John, Truman Capote And Others Sit Down With Legendary Broadcaster


The death of iconic broadcaster David Frost sparked an outpouring of tributes on Sunday morning. The British personality was best known for his legendary post-resignation interviews with President Richard Nixon, which later became the subject a popular play and film written by Peter Morgan. Ron Howard, director of 2006's "Frost/Nixon," told HuffPost U.K. in the wake of Frost's passing that he has "respect for his audacity."

But Frost wasn't all politics and business -- he was a regular purveyor of celebrity interviews as well. Programs like "The David Frost Show" and "Breakfast with Frost" featured a host of A-list entertainers who are among some of Hollywood's most famous. Here, we recall some of Frost's glitziest interviews.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono (1972)

Elton John (1999)

Paul McCartney (1997)

Julie Andrews and Blake Edwards (1970)

James Brown (1970)

Tennessee Williams (1970)

Truman Capote (1969)


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