Harvey Frost was born in London, England. A champion school and college athlete rowing crew, he started his film career in London, before moving to Toronto, Canada, and subsequently to Los Angeles. He now lives in Pacific Palisades, California, where he is single parent to his 12-year-old twins, who live with him full time. He also has two daughters who live nearby.
Frost is best known as a comedy, romantic comedy, family, and family-friendly director. His work has won or been nominated for numerous awards. He is known as an actors' director and many members of his casts have won or been nominated for awards for their work with him.