Hugh Marston Hefner (April 9, 1926 – September 27, 2017) was an American magazine publisher. He was the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine, a publication with revealing photographs and articles which provoked charges of obscenity. The first issue of Playboy was published in 1953 featuring Marilyn Monroe in a nude calendar shoot; it sold over 50,000 copies.
|Full name at birth||
Hugh Marston Hefner
|Claim to fame||
Founder of Playboy magazine
|Date of birth||
9 April 1926
|Place of birth||
Chicago, Illinois, USA
|Date of death||
27 September 2017
|Place of death||
Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
|Cause of death||
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, USA
Magazine Publisher, Editor, Businessman, Reality Television Personality, Actor
5' 8" (173 cm)
175 lbs (79.4 kg)
Charles P. Steinmetz High School, Chicago, IL (1944)
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