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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 Damon (born October 8, 1970) is an American actor, film producer and screenwriter. He is ranked among Forbes magazine's most bankable stars and is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. Damon has received various accolades, including an Academy Award from five nominations, two Golden Globe Awards from eight nominations, and has been nominated for three British Academy Film Awards and seven Emmy Awards. Born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Damon began his acting career by appearing in high school theater productions. He made his professional acting debut in the film Mystic Pizza (1988). He came to prominence in 1997, when he wrote and starred in Good Will ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Hugh Hefner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Editors
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Hugh Marston Hefner (April 9, 1926 – September 27, 2017) was an American magazine publisher, the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine, a publication with revealing photographs and articles which provoked charges of obscenity. The first issue of Playboy was published in 1953 featuring Marilyn Monroe in a nude calendar shoot; it sold over 50,000 copies. Hefner extended the Playboy brand into a world network of Playboy Clubs. He also resided in luxury mansions where Playboy "playmates" shared his wild partying life, fueling keen media interest. He was an advocate of "sexual liberation" and "freedom of expression", and he was a political activist in the Democratic Party and for the ...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 (born September 15, 1946) is an American filmmaker, director, writer and conspiracy theorist.Stone won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay as writer of Midnight Express (1978). He also wrote the acclaimed gangster movie Scarface (1983). Stone achieved prominence as writer and director of the war drama Platoon (1986), which won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture. Platoon was the first in a trilogy of films based on the Vietnam War, in which Stone served as an infantry soldier. He continued the series with Born on the Fourth of July (1989)—for which Stone won his second Best Director Oscar—and Heaven & Earth (1993). Stone's other notable works ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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Christopher Nolan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Editors
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Christopher Edward Nolan, (born 30 July 1970) is an English-American film director, screenwriter, and producer, who is known for making personal, distinctive films within the Hollywood mainstream. He has been called "one of the ultimate auteurs."Having made his directorial debut with Following (1998), Nolan gained considerable attention for his second feature Memento (2000). He made the transition from independent to studio filmmaking with Insomnia (2002), and found further critical and commercial success with The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005–2012), The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010), Interstellar (2014), and Dunkirk (2017). Nolan has co-written several of his films with his brother ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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