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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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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 bankable stars and one of the top-40 highest-grossing actors of all time. In addition to the many awards and nominations Damon has received, such as Academy, Golden Globe and other industry awards, for his work in the film industry—in 2007, Damon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 47

Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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#16 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

#44 on The Best Actors in Film History

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

#47 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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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 magazine publisher, businessman, and a well-known playboy. This Chicago, Illinois native is a former journalist for Esquire and WWII veteran but is best known for being the founder and chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises. A self-made millionaire, he is now worth over 43 million dollars. Hefner is also a political activist and philanthropist active in several causes and public issues. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 92

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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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 Stone's films focus on controversial American political and cultural issues and conspiracies during the late 20th century and early 21st century. Stone's films often combine different camera and film formats within a single scene as evidenced in JFK, Natural Born Killers, and Nixon. Stone has received three Academy Awards for his work on the films Midnight Express, Platoon, and Born on the Fourth of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

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

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#31 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#59 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#15 on The Most Overrated Directors of All Time

#11 on The Greatest Directors of the 1980s

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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 nominations and seven awards. Having made his directorial debut with Following, he gained considerable attention for his second feature, Memento. The acclaim of these independent films afforded Nolan the opportunity to make the big-budget thriller Insomnia, and the more offbeat drama The Prestige. He found further popular and critical success with The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception and Interstellar. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 47

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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#8 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#45 on The Most Overrated Directors of All Time

#32 on The Greatest Auteurs in Film History

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