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Famous Male Editors

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List of famous male editors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male editors list contains the most prominent and top males known for being editors. There are thousand of males working as editors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic editors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a editor then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male editors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male editors?" and "Who are the best male editors?"

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    Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon is an American actor, screenwriter and producer. His career was launched with the success of his and Ben Affleck's Academy Award-winning screenplay, Good Will Hunting, for which he also received a number of Best Actor nominations. He is among Forbes magazine's most bankable ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Cambridge, USA, Massachusetts
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Saving Private Ryan, The Departed, Good Will Hunting, Field of Dreams, 30 Rock, + more
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    Hugh Marston Hefner is an American adult magazine publisher, businessman, and a well-known playboy. This Chicago, Illinois native is a former journalist for Esquire and World War II veteran but is best known for being the founder and chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises. A self-made ...more

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    • Age: age 89
    • Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois
    • Profession: Editor, Publisher, Businessperson, Journalist, Entrepreneur, + more
    • Credits: History of the World, Part I, Hop, Miss March, The Girls Next Door, + more
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    William Oliver Stone is an American film director, screenwriter, producer and military veteran. Stone came to public prominence between the mid-1980s and the early 1990s for writing and directing a series of films about the Vietnam War, in which he had participated as an infantry soldier. Many of ...more

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    • Age: age 69
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Soldier, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: Platoon, Scarface, JFK, Natural Born Killers, Conan the Barbarian, + more
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    Christopher Nolan
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    Christopher Jonathan James Nolan is a British American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He has created several of the most critically and commercially successful films of the early 21st century. His nine films have grossed over $4.2 billion worldwide and garnered a total of 26 Oscar ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Editor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Director
    • Credits: The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman Begins, Inception, Man of Steel, + more
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    Stan Lee is an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, media producer, television host, actor, and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. In collaboration with several artists, most notably Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he co-created Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, ...more

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    • Age: age 93
    • Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Comic book creator, Editor, Television Show Host, Publisher, Business executive, + more
    • Credits: The Avengers, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Iron Man 3, Spider-Man 2, + more
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    Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan, known professionally as Piers Morgan, is a British journalist and television personality currently working in the United States as the US editor-at-large for Mail Online. Morgan is the editorial director of First News, a national newspaper for children published in the UK. He ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Guildford, England
    • Profession: Editor, Journalist, Presenter, TV Personality
    • Credits: Flight, America's Got Talent, The Apprentice, Britain's Got Talent, Piers Morgan Live, + more
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    Tom Green
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    Michael Thomas "Tom" Green is a Canadian actor, rapper, writer, comedian, producer, director, talk show host, and media personality. Best known for his unique brand of comedy, Green found mainstream prominence via his MTV television show The Tom Green Show. Green is also known for his roles in such ...more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Pembroke, Canada
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Rapper, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Road Trip, Charlie's Angels, Freddy Got Fingered, The Apprentice, Superstar, + more
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    Tucker Carlson
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    Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson is an American political news correspondent and conservative pundit for the Fox News Channel. He is co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller and formerly co-hosted CNN's Crossfire and MSNBC's Tucker.more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Editor, Commentator, Talk show host, Journalist, Writer
    • Credits: Dancing with the Stars, Fox & Friends, Swing Vote, Crossfire, Tucker, + more
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    Crispin Glover
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    Crispin Hellion Glover is an American film actor, director, screenwriter, recording artist, publisher, and author. Glover is known for portraying eccentric people on screen such as George McFly in Back to the Future, Layne in River's Edge, unfriendly recluse Rubin Farr in Rubin and Ed, Andy Warhol in ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Publisher, Screenwriter, Author, Actor, Music artist, + more
    • Credits: Back to the Future, Alice in Wonderland, Back to the Future Part II, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Hot Tub Time Machine, + more
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    Brian Williams
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    Brian Douglas Williams is an American journalist best known for his ten years as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, the evening news program of the NBC television network. Nine months after taking the position in December 2004, Williams anchored NBC coverage from New Orleans of Hurricane ...more

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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: USA, Ridgewood, New Jersey
    • Profession: Editor, Firefighter, Journalist, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Dateline NBC, NBC Nightly News, Rock Center with Brian Williams, The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special in 3-D on Ice, MSNBC Live, + more
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    Andrew Breitbart
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    Andrew James Breitbart was an American conservative publisher, commentator for The Washington Times, author, and occasional guest commentator on various news programs, who served as an editor for the Drudge Report website. He was a researcher for Arianna Huffington, during which time he played a central ...more

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    • Age: Died at 43 (1969-2012)
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Editor, Commentator, Publisher, Journalist, Entrepreneur, + more
    • Credits: Michael Moore Hates America
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    Leon Trotsky
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    Leon Trotsky was a Marxist revolutionary and theorist, Soviet politician, and the founder and first leader of the Red Army. Trotsky initially supported the Menshevik Internationalists faction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. He joined the Bolsheviks immediately prior to the 1917 October ...more

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    • Age: Died at 61 (1879-1940)
    • Birthplace: Kirovohrad, Ukraine
    • Profession: Statesman, Editor, Politician
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    W.E.B. Du Bois
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    William Edward Burghardt "W. E. B." Du Bois was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community. After graduating from Harvard, where he was the first ...more

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    • Age: Died at 95 (1868-1963)
    • Birthplace: Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Editor, Journalist, Historian, Professor, Writer, + more
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    Matthew Gray Gubler
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    Matthew Gray Gubler is an American actor, director, fashion model, painter and filmmaker. He is best known for his role as criminal profiler Dr. Spencer Reid in the CBS television show Criminal Minds, of which he has also directed seven episodes. Gubler has appeared in The Life Aquatic with Steve ...more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Fashion Model, Cinematographer, Film Producer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Criminal Minds, (500) Days of Summer, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, + more
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    André Leon Talley
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    André Leon Talley is the former American editor-at-large for Vogue magazine, listed as Contributing Editor in the April 2010 masthead. Talley has been a front-row regular at fashion shows in New York, Paris, London and Milan for more than 25 years. He uses his influence to promote young fashion ...more

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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: USA, North Carolina, Durham
    • Profession: Editor, Journalist, Writer
    • Credits: America's Next Top Model, Sex and the City, Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston, The Intern, The September Issue
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    David Cameron
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    David William Donald Cameron is a British politician who has served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2010 and as the Member of Parliament for Witney since 2001. He has been Leader of the Conservative Party since 2005. Cameron studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Brasenose ...more

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Editor, Politician
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    Fareed Rafiq Zakaria is an Indian-born American journalist and author. He is the host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS and writes a weekly column for The Washington Post. He has been a columnist for Newsweek, editor of Newsweek International, and an editor-at-large of Time. He is the author of four books, ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Maharashtra, Eurasia, India, Mumbai
    • Profession: Editor, Commentator, Journalist, Television producer, Author, + more
    • Credits: Fareed Zakaria GPS, Foreign Exchange
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    Julian Assange
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    Julian Paul Assange is an Australian publisher and journalist. He is known as the editor-in-chief of the website WikiLeaks, which he co-founded in 2006 after an earlier career in hacking and programming. WikiLeaks achieved particular prominence in 2010 when it published U.S. military and diplomatic ...more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Townsville, Australia
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Programmer, Editor, Journalist, Television producer, + more
    • Credits: Mediastan, World Tomorrow, Collateral Murder
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    Andrew Sullivan
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    Andrew Michael Sullivan is a British author, editor and blogger, resident in the United States. A former editor of The New Republic and the author or editor of six books, Sullivan is an influential blogger and commentator. He was a pioneer of the political blog, starting his in 2000. He eventually moved ...more

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    • Age: age 52
    • Birthplace: Godstone, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Editor, Commentator, Journalist, Author, Writer, + more
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    Daniel Keenan "Dan" Savage is an American gay activist, author, media pundit, and journalist. Savage writes the internationally syndicated relationship and sex advice column Savage Love. In 2010, Savage and his husband Terry Miller began the It Gets Better Project to help prevent suicide among LGBT ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Editor, Commentator, Theatre Director, Journalist, Author, + more
    • Credits: It Gets Better, Crocodile Tears, I Saw U, Dan Savage's New Threat to Rick Santorum, Loving & Cheating, + more
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