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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?"
Matt Damon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous 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 ...more

Age: 46

Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: The Bourne Identity, Saving Private Ryan, Good Will Hunting, The Departed

Also Ranked

#18 on The Best Actors Working Today

#17 on The Best Living American Actors

#46 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#17 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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Hugh Hefner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male 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

Age: 91

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

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

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

Also Ranked

#90 on Celebrities Whose Deaths Will Be the Biggest Deal

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Oliver Stone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male 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

Age: 70

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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

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

Also Ranked

#64 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#27 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#79 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

#12 on The Most Overrated Directors of All Time

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Christopher Nolan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male 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

Age: 46

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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

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

Also Ranked

#18 on The Best Directors Never Nominated for Oscars

#9 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#6 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#23 on The Greatest Auteurs in Film History

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