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Hefner, Hugh Marston (Hef)

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Born: 1926 AD
Currently alive, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen

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1926 - Born on April 9th in Chicago, Illinois. American businessman, magazine publisher and founder of Playboy Magazine.

1944 - Graduated from Charles P. Steinmetz High School, Chicago, Illinois.

         - Served in the U.S. Army in WWII.

1949 - Married to Mildred Williams on June 25th and had two kids.

1953 - He was the founder and editor-in-chief of "Playboy" magazine.

         - Founder and chairman of Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (HMH Publishing Co., Inc.)

1959 - President of Playboy Clubs International, Inc.

1963 - Arrested in Chicago, Illinois, for possessing "indecent" photos of actress Jayne Mansfield in the movie "Promises! Promises!".

         - Was the editor of "VIP" magazine.

1971 - Created the world-famous Playboy Mansion of Los Angeles.

1972 - Was the editor of "Oui" magazine.

1981-1984 - Appeared in "Beverly Hills Cop II" and "History of the World: Part 1".

1988 - Turned his empire over to his daughter Christie Hefner.

1989 - Married to Kimberley Conrad on July 1st and had two kids.

2001 - Dated Holly Madison.

         - Appeared in "Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV".

2002 - Dated Bridget Marquardt.

2004 - Dated Kendra Wilkinson.

         - Appeared in "Comic Book: The Movie".

2005 - Starred in "The Girls Next Door" and "Inside Deep Throat".

         - Hugh attempted to create and Indian version of Playboy for India, which would feature South Asian women and Indian pop culture articles, but no nudity. The magazine was rejected.

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