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Mariella Frostrup

Born Nov 12, 1962

Mariella Frostrup is a Norwegian-born British journalist and television presenter, well known on British TV and radio, mainly for arts programmes. Her 'gravelly' voice was once voted the sexiest female voice on TV, and research to find 'the perfect voice' has indicated that Frostrup's voice is one of the best. Her voice is often used on TV commercials as well.… Read More

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1962 Birth Born in 1962.


1977 15 Years Old After the death of her father, in 1977 she moved to London.
1980 18 Years Old There, she worked as a public relations executive for Phonogram Records, between 1980 and 1990; marshalled the PR for the Live Aid concert at Wembley in 1985; and, after leaving Phonogram, swiftly broke into television as a presenter and film critic.


1989 27 Years Old Frostrup presented the Channel 4 music show Big World Cafe in 1989 alongside Eagle Eye Cherry and Jazzie B.
1990 28 Years Old She also presented Thames Television's Video View from 1990 and after Thames lost the London ITV franchise, reprised the role straight afterwards on The Little Picture Show for Carlton Television from 1993. … Read More


2007 45 Years Old In September 2007 she chaired a question-and-answer session with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, at the Labour Party Conference in Bournemouth, Dorset.
2008 46 Years Old In 2008, Frostrup received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from Nottingham Trent University in recognition of her contribution and commitment to journalism and broadcasting. … Read More
2009 47 Years Old In September 2009, the nature film The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingos was released in the United Kingdom, for which Frostrup provided the voice-over. … Read More
2010 48 Years Old In 2010, she created, along with 3 other trustees, The Gender Rights and Equality Action Trust. … Read More
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