- Gender: Male
- Birthday: 1926-04-09
- Day of Death: 2017-09-27 ( 91 years old )
- Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA
- Also Known As: Hef / Hugh Marston Hefner
Hugh Marston Hefner was an American magazine publisher. He was the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine, a publication with revealing photographs and articles which provoked charges of obscenity.