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Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner


Famous as :

Magazine publisher

Birth Name :

Hugh Marston Hefner

Birth Date :

April 09, 1926

Birth Place :

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Spouse :

Mildred Williams (25-Jun-49 - 1959), Kimberley Conrad (1-Jul-89 - 11-Mar-10), Crystal Harris (since 31-Dec-12)

Claim to fame :

Founder and chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises

Latest News

Holly Madison's Tell-All Memoir Turned Into TV Movie as Hugh Hefner Claims She Tells Lies

June 23, 2015 03:14:43 GMT

won't stop at just writing a book about her past as a Playboy bunny. The former girlfriend of reveals that she is in talks to adapt her tell-all memoir "Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny" into a TV movie.

Hugh Hefner Responds to Bill Cosby Sexual Abuse Allegations: It Is 'Truly Saddening'

December 08, 2014 02:49:38 GMT

has responded to his longtime friend 's sexual abuse allegations. Hugh's response came after Judy Huth filed a lawsuit against Bill, claiming he molested her at the Playboy Mansion when she was 15.

Margot Robbie Gets a Playboy Invitation From Hugh Hefner

January 23, 2014 15:03:44 GMT

sounds like the hottest girl in town for these days. The "" star has been given an invitation from the Playboy mogul to appear on the adult magazine.

'Wedding Crashers' Helmer David Dobkin to Direct Hugh Hefner Biopic

December 19, 2013 06:00:56 GMT

The may have got a director. A report suggests "" helmer David Dobkin is in negotiations to sit behind the lens for the upcoming Warner Bros. project, with the script penned by "" screenwriter Peter Morgan.

Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris Buy a House for Nearly $5M

May 17, 2013 06:44:03 GMT

and have a new love nest, a few months after getting married. The 87-year-old Playboy mogul and his 26-year-old wife have purchased an architectural home in the Hollywood Hills for alleged $4.9 million.

Hugh Hefner's Longtime Secretary Mary O'Connor Remembered by Playboy Stars

January 29, 2013 15:59:14 GMT

is mourning the loss of his loyal secretary of more than 40 years, Mary O'Connor. She died Sunday afternoon, January 27 after a short illness at the age of 84 in Sherman Oaks, California. "Mary passed away today. We loved her more than words can say," the 86-year-old Playboy founder remembered his trusted confidant.

Newlyweds Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris Share Wedding Picture

January 01, 2013 10:48:15 GMT

A few hours after exchanging wedding vows in a low-key ceremony, and shared their joy of becoming newlyweds by sharing pictures from the nuptials. They got married at the Playboy mansion with his brother Keith serving as Best Man.

Crystal Harris Marries Hugh Hefner at Playboy Mansion, Tweets Pictures of Altar

January 01, 2013 05:50:09 GMT

and his runaway bride finally got married, according to Us Weekly. The Playboy founder, 86, and the former Playboy Playmate, 26, swapped wedding vows on New Year's Eve in a ceremony at his Gothic-Tudor styled mansion in Los Angeles, California.

Video: Kristin Chenoweth Mocks Hugh Hefner's Engagement on 'Chelsea Lately'

December 06, 2012 03:00:02 GMT

poked fun at 's engagement to on-and-off girlfriend when appearing on "Chelsea Lately" Tuesday night, December 4. Taking 's spot at the roundtable, the Annabeth Schott of "The West Wing" gave a brief description of the couple's relationship history and inserted some quips.

Hugh Hefner Tells College Class He Obtains Marriage License With Crystal Harris

December 05, 2012 03:22:50 GMT

and fiancee may have obtained their marriage license. He revealed to some college students his plan to go to courthouse when visiting University of Southern California as a guest speaker at "Censorship in Cinema" class.

Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris' Wedding Back On

December 02, 2012 15:56:27 GMT

and ' wedding is back on. The couple, who confirmed their reconciliation in June this year, is engaged to marry again and reportedly will walk down the aisle at the Playboy Mansion on New Year's Eve.

Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris Confirm Reconciliation on Twitter

June 02, 2012 03:27:10 GMT

and , who infamously split five days before their wedding, are getting back together. The 86-year-old Playboy honcho and his 26-year-old former fiancee confirm the reconciliation on their respective Twitters.

Hugh Hefner's Son Sentenced to Domestic Violence Program for Attacking Playmate Girlfriend

March 21, 2012 03:35:42 GMT

's son has avoided jail in his domestic violence case. Around a month after he got arrested for allegedly assaulting then-girlfriend Claire Sinclair, 21-year-old Marston was sentenced to a 52-week domestic violence program, assistant prosecutor Chris Blankenhorn of the Pasadena City Attorney's Office confirmed.

Hugh Hefner Hasn't Reached Out to Me After Son's Arrest, Claire Sinclair Claims

February 15, 2012 07:27:14 GMT

Though she holds the title of 2011 Playmate of the Year, Claire Sinclair didn't get any support from or Playboy Enterprises after Hef's son, Marston, was arrested for allegedly assaulting her. "Nobody's empathetic or concerned," the 20-year-old told E! News. "It's more like, cover it up and protect the image, you know what I'm saying?"

Hugh Hefner Hopes Son Will Work Things Out Following Domestic Violence Arrest

February 14, 2012 02:25:20 GMT

is a man of few words when it comes to his son's recent domestic violence arrest. After 21-year-old Marston got in trouble with the law for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, 2011 Playmate of the Year Claire Sinclair, the Playboy founder simply said he hopes that the two can work things out.

Top 10 Most Shocking Celebrity Stories of 2011

December 31, 2011 06:20:48 GMT

After a relatively "tame" 2010, the glitzy and blitzy world of high-profiled celebrities unfolds a year full of shocking headlines in 2011. Startling splits, tragic deaths, public meltdown and controversial wedding are just some of the stories that stole the headlines and kept people glued to certain famous figures throughout the past 12 months.

Christopher Nolan Won't Significantly Alter Bane's Mumbling Voice in 'Dark Knight Rises'

December 21, 2011 02:23:54 GMT

Shortly after the six-minute prologue of "" was unveiled in the IMAX release of "", there have been swirling debates related to Bane's voice. Fans claimed that they couldn't understand the villain with his muffled speech, forcing Warner Bros. Pictures to approach Christopher Nolan to alter the film's sound mix. However, the director reportedly refused to make major change to Bane's voice.

James Franco Close to Play Hugh Hefner in 'Lovelace'

December 21, 2011 01:40:06 GMT

could end up playing in Linda Lovelace biopic. Variety reported that the 33-year-old actor is in negotiations to cameo as the Playboy founder in "", which tells the story of the late iconic porn star.

Lindsay Lohan Breaks Playboy Sales Records, Hugh Hefner Claims

December 19, 2011 03:27:34 GMT

might be worthy of her reported near $1 million payment after all. Playboy founder has recently taken to Twitter to share that the magazine's January-February issue featuring the "" actress is not only selling like hot cakes, but is also breaking sales records.

Hugh Hefner Appreciates Crystal Harris' Apology for Howard Stern Interview

July 29, 2011 07:13:54 GMT

Shortly after apologized for the candid comments she made about his performance in the bedroom, came out with his response. The Playboy founder tweeted on Thursday, July 28, "Crystal apologized for her interview, which I appreciated. It didn't have much to do with reality."

Hugh Hefner Accuses Crystal Harris of Lying on Howard Stern Interview

July 27, 2011 08:36:30 GMT

is accusing of lying about their relationship. Shortly after his former fiancee opened up about their sex life during a recent interview on Sirius XM Radio's Howard Stern Show, the Playboy founder took to Twitter to offer his side of the story.

Crystal Harris: I've Never Seen Hugh Hefner Naked

July 27, 2011 01:16:13 GMT

has got candid about her sex life with Playboy founder . The Playmate, who broke off her engagement to Hef just five days before the wedding, confessed in an interview on Sirius XM Radio's Howard Stern Show that she has never seen her former fiance in the buff.

Anna Sophia Berglund Dating Hugh Hefner Rumors Are for Publicity, Mother Says

July 05, 2011 08:31:52 GMT

Anna Sophia Berglund's mother has spoken out about the Playboy Playmate's relationship with . Around a week after he was ditched by ex-fiancee , Hef sparked speculation that he has found a new girlfriend in Anna Sophia as he called her his "best girl". Lena Griffin, however, told TMZ, "The rumors that they are dating were just for publicity."

Hugh Hefner Brings Crystal Harris TV Special Back to Life

June 28, 2011 16:02:33 GMT

is squeezing out every positivity that comes out of his canceled marriage. After announcing that he has got himself a new girlfriend, the Playboy mogul revealed that the reality show he planned for his wedding to is not canceled after all.

Hugh Hefner: Shera Bechard Is My New Girlfriend

June 28, 2011 01:36:38 GMT

has found another Playboy Playmate to help mend his broken heart. Around two weeks after canceled their wedding, the founder of Playboy magazine announced he is dating French-Canadian model Shera Bechard.

Crystal Harris Trying to Sell Engagement Ring From Hef

June 25, 2011 16:33:42 GMT

Spotted in a jewelry store trying to sell her engagement ring was 's runaway bride, . The aspiring singer was seen in a San Diego jewelry store called Prospect Jewelers on Friday, June 24, asking for an appraisal on the ring which is worth $90,000.

Hugh Hefner Refuses to Take Back Crystal Harris' 3-Carat Ring and Bentley

June 21, 2011 03:27:05 GMT

seemed to handle his break-up with ex-fiancee quite well. The Playboy founder reportedly told the Playboy Playmate to keep the $90,000 engagement ring and Bentley car he gave to her when she tried to return them to him.

Hugh Hefner Moves on With Another Playboy Playmate

June 19, 2011 12:14:41 GMT

, true to his Playboy nature, did not spend too long a time to grief over the loss of his bride. The 85-year-old has admitted the next woman in line into his room, picking Anna Sophia Berglund as his newest girlfriend.

Hugh Hefner Puts Sticker on Top of Crystal Harris' Playboy Cover

June 16, 2011 15:31:22 GMT

is not letting his now ex-lover a career highlight as Playboy model. His company Playboy Enterprises decided to go on with the sale of July issue of the adult magazine, which has Harris as the cover girl, but has now added a sticker which says "Runaway Bride in this issue".

Crystal Harris' Playboy Cover to Go On Sale, Reality Show Canceled

June 15, 2011 18:17:24 GMT

The Playboy cover that supposed to introduce as the new Mrs. Hefner has been leaked. Harris' cover for the adult magazine's July issue went to print before Harris decided to walk away from her marriage plan to .

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