David Cameron and other public figures paid tribute to legendary broadcaster David Frost on Sunday.
Frost died of a heart attack on a cruise ship where he was scheduled to speak. The journalist, known for his famed interviews with President Nixon, was 74.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted:
My heart goes out to David Frost's family. He could be - and certainly was with me - both a friend and a fearsome interviewer.
— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) September 1, 2013
News of Frost's death prompted condolences from public figures, ranging from fellow journalists like Christiane Amanpour and Piers Morgan to actresses like Mia Farrow and Olivia Wilde:
RIP David Frost. That Was The Man That Was brilliant.
— olivia wilde (@oliviawilde) September 1, 2013
RIP Sir David (Frost), 74.
— Ben Sherwood (@BenSherwoodABC) September 1, 2013
RIP David Frost - a kind man
— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) September 1, 2013
Sad to hear that legendary journalist David #Frost has passed away. Had the privilege of being intervied by him. A master and a gentleman.
— Alexander Stubb (@alexstubb) September 1, 2013
David Frost stuff of legend. No-one quite like him. Made history as well as news. Upstairs they'll greet him: Hello, good evening & welcome!
— Jon Williams (@WilliamsJon) September 1, 2013
Veteran broadcaster Sir David Frost dies of a heart attack at the age of 74 http://t.co/3vRN8GFC79
— Sharif Kouddous (@sharifkouddous) September 1, 2013
RIP Sir David Frost > friend, hero, bon viveur, Arsenal fan and the greatest, ballsiest, most seductively charming TV interviewer ever.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) September 1, 2013
[1/2] _ So sad about David Frost's untimely death. His charm, his easy but persistent style, always got the answers. ...
— Christiane Amanpour (@camanpour) September 1, 2013
— Julie Moos (@juliemmoos) September 1, 2013