Sir Clement Freud, grandson of Sigmund, was born in Berlin, 1924. His varied career began in Britain as one of our first 'celebrity chefs', and then as a familiar face on TV in a series of dog food adverts. In 1973 he became the liberal MP for Ely and retained his seat for 14 years, subsequently being awarded a knighthood. He was a much-loved regular panellist on long-running Radio 4 show Just a Minute. Emma Freud, Clement's younger daughter, has worked as a TV presenter for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 and a radio broadcaster on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 4. She is a trustee and director of Comic Relief and helped to run the Make Poverty History campaign and Live 8 concerts. She is also credited as script editor in many of her partner Richard Curtis's films, including Four Weddings and A Funeral, Bridget Jones' Diary and Love Actually. Emma and Richard have four children together.
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