TRENDING List of Famous Editors

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List of famous editors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top editors in the world? This includes the most prominent editors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable editors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic editors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned editors.

List contains people like Arianna Huffington, Tucker Carlson.

From reputable, prominent, and well known editors to the lesser known editors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the editor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous editors ever?" and "What are the names of famous editors?" then you're in the right place. (1839 items)
Rosie O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Editors
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Roseann "Rosie" O'Donnell is an American comedian, actress, author, and television personality. She has also been a magazine editor and continues to be a celebrity blogger, LGBT rights activist, television producer, and collaborative partner in the LGBT family vacation company R Family ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Commack, New York, United States of America

Profession: Editor, Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer Film Producer, + more

Credits: Tarzan, A League of Their Own, Sleepless in Seattle, The Flintstones Hedwig and the Angry Inch, + more

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Kathy Ireland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Editors
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Kathleen Marie "Kathy" Ireland is an American model, actress, author and entrepreneur. Ireland was a supermodel in the 1980s and 1990s, best known for appearing in 13 consecutive Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues. In 1993, she founded a brand marketing company, "kathy ireland Worldwide", which has ...more

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Age: 52

Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States of America

Profession: Editor, Entrepreneur, Model, Designer Author, + more

Credits: The Player, Loaded Weapon 1, Alien from L.A., Dancing with the Stars

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Arianna Huffington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Editors
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Arianna Huffington is a Greek-American author and syndicated columnist. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. She was a popular conservative commentator in the mid-1990s, after which, in the 1990s, she became a liberal. She is the former spouse of former Republican ...more

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Age: 65

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Profession: Editor, Commentator, Politician, Journalist Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Saturday Night at the Mill, Bhutto, To the Contrary, How to Make Money Selling Drugs

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Hugh Hefner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Editors
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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: 89

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Editor, Publisher, Businessperson, Journalist Entrepreneur, + more

Credits: The House Bunny, Beverly Hills Cop II, Bettie Page Reveals All, The Girls Next Door

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Oliver Stone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Editors
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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: 69

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Television director, Soldier, Television producer, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Platoon, JFK, Natural Born Killers, Any Given Sunday

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Editors
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Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Kennedy Onassis was the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. Five years later she married Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis; they remained ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1929-1994)

Birthplace: USA, Southampton, New York

Profession: Editor

Credits: A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy

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Christopher Nolan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Editors
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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: 45

Birthplace: England, London

Profession: Editor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer Film Director

Credits: The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Inception, Interstellar

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Alexa Chung is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Editors
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Alexa Chung is a British television presenter, model and contributing editor at British Vogue. ...more

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Age: 32

Birthplace: Privett, United Kingdom

Profession: Editor, Model, Presenter

Credits: Popworld, Gok's Fashion Fix, Get a Grip, Get A Grip It's On with Alexa Chung, + more

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