Diahann explained: ‘I came over to Las Vegas for some meetings with my business manager and we planned to have some cocktails with Fredde Glusman.‘The next thing I knew I was standing in front of a judge getting married.’ Which he did with elan — bringing us to 1974, a year of twists, turns and improbable cliff-hangers even by the standards of Frost’s colourful love life.She could not be contacted this week, but back in 2000, musing about her romance with Frost, she said: ‘I respected David an awful lot and still do.It was a big mistake not marrying him, possibly the biggest of my romantic life.’Frost was keen to put this second jilting at the altar behind him, and quickly got in touch with the actress Alexandra Bastedo, whom he’d met a few times on the London scene.At the start of the year, he fell in love with Karen Graham, an American model who was to go on to become the ‘face’ of Estee Lauder.
Frost returned home to teach and to work at various jobs, including helping his mother teach her class of unruly boys, delivering newspapers, and working in a factory maintaining carbon arc lamps.
He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution." His mother was a Scottish immigrant, and his father descended from Nicholas Frost of Tiverton, Devon, England, who had sailed to New Hampshire in 1634 on the Wolfrana.
Frost was a descendant of Samuel Appleton, one of the early settlers of Ipswich, Massachusetts, and Rev.
Having graduated, she agreed, and they were married at Lawrence, Massachusetts on December 19, 1895.
Frost attended Harvard University from 1897 to 1899, but he left voluntarily due to illness.