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Alexander Frater
Born Alexander Russell Frater
(1937-01-03)3 January 1937
Port Vila, New Hebrides
Died 1 January 2020(2020-01-01) (aged 82)
Occupation Writer and journalist
Nationality British and Australian
Education Scotch College, Melbourne
Alma mater University of Melbourne
Notable awards Numerous, listed below left
Partner Marlis (d. 2011)
Children 2

Alexander Russell Frater (3 January 1937 – 1 January 2020) was a British-Australian travel writer and journalist. He was known as 'the funniest man who wrote for Punch since the war'. Frater was best known for his books and for documentaries he wrote and produced for the BBC and ABC.

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