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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. (1833 items)
Rosie O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Editors
Roseann O'Donnell (born March 21, 1962) is an American comedian, actress, author, and television personality. She began her comedy career as a teenager and received her breakthrough on the ...more

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Kathy Ireland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Editors
Kathleen Marie Ireland (born March 20, 1963) is an American model and actress, turned author and entrepreneur. Ireland was a supermodel in the 1980s and 1990s, best known for appearing in 13 ...more

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Arianna Huffington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Editors
Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington (born July 15, 1950) is a Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman. She is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of ...more

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

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

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onass... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Editors
Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis (née Bouvier ; July 28, 1929 – May 19, 1994) was First Lady of the United States during the presidency of John F. Kennedy and was regarded then and ...more

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

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Alexa Chung is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Editors
Alexa Chung (born 5 November 1983) is a British writer, television presenter, model, and fashion designer. She has authored the books It (2013) and it: Über Style (2014), and launched her ...more

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Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Editors
Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber ; December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018) was an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, and producer. He rose through the ranks of a family-run ...more

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Piers Morgan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Editors
Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan (; né O'Meara; born 30 March 1965) is an English broadcaster, journalist, writer, and television personality. He is currently a co-anchor of the ITV Breakfast ...more

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Tom Green is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Editors
Michael Thomas Green (born July 30, 1971) is a Canadian comedian, actor, filmmaker, and talk show host. Known for his own unique brand of shock comedy, he found mainstream prominence via his MTV ...more

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Tucker Carlson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Editors
Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson (born May 16, 1969) is an American conservative political commentator who has hosted the nightly political talk show Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News since 2016. ...more

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Kelly Killoren Bensimon ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Editors
Kelly Jean Killoren Bensimon (born May 1, 1968) is an American author, socialite and former editor of Elle Accessories and a former model. She appeared as a full-time cast member on the Bravo ...more

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Crispin Glover is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Editors
Crispin Hellion Glover (born April 20, 1964) is an American actor and director. Glover is known for portraying eccentric characters on screen, such as George McFly in Back to the Future, Layne ...more

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Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Editors
Brian Douglas Williams (born May 5, 1959) is an American journalist at NBC News, currently serving as the chief anchor for the network's cable news channel MSNBC and as host of the network's ...more

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Andrew Breitbart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Editors
Andrew James Breitbart (; February 1, 1969 – March 1, 2012) was an American conservative publisher, writer and commentator. After helping in the early stages of The Huffington Post and the ...more

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Leon Trotsky is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Editors
Lev Davidovich Bronstein (7 November [O.S. 26 October] 1879 – 21 August 1940), better known as Leon Trotsky (), was a Russian revolutionary, Marxist theorist, and Soviet politician whose ...more

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Dan Rather is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Editors
Dan Irvin Rather Jr. (; born October 31, 1931) is an American journalist. Rather began his career in Texas and was on the scene of the Kennedy assassination in Dallas in 1963. His reporting ...more

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Anna Wintour is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Editors
Dame Anna Wintour (; born 3 November 1949) is a British-American journalist and editor who has been editor-in-chief of Vogue since 1988 and artistic director for Condé Nast, Vogue's ...more

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W.E.B. Du Bois is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Editors
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois ( doo-BOYSS; February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963) was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. Born ...more
Gloria Steinem is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Editors
Gloria Marie Steinem (; born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader and a spokeswoman for the American ...more

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Matthew Gray Gubler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Editors
Matthew Gray Gubler (born March 9, 1980) is an American actor, filmmaker, fashion model, painter, and author. He is best known for his role as criminal profiler Dr. Spencer Reid in the CBS ...more

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André Leon Talley... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Editors
André Leon Talley
André Leon Talley (born October 16, 1949) is an American fashion journalist, who is the former American editor-at-large of Vogue magazine. Talley has also served as international editor ...more

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Toni Morrison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Editors
Chloe Anthony Wofford "Toni" Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford; February 18, 1931 – August 5, 2019) was an American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher, and professor emeritus at ...more

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David Cameron is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Editors
David William Donald Cameron (born 9 October 1966) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Witney ...more

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