Hugh Hefner

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Quotes (10)

  • Hugh: (on the cancellation of The Playboy Club) I'm sorry NBC's The Playboy Club didn't find it's audience. It should have been on cable, aimed at a more adult audience.

  • Hugh: Picasso had his pink period and his blue period. I am in my blonde period right now.

  • Hugh: There have been three great inventions in the history of mankind; Fire, the wheel and Playboy.

  • Hugh: (in an interview in May 2008) I have no plans to retire. It's the perfect combination of work and play that keeps you young. If I quit work it would be the beginning of the end for me.

  • Hugh: (revealing he is ready to commit to Holly, one of his three girlfriends) I do eventually think Holly and I will have a monogamous relationship. Do Kendra and Bridget know that? Sure it's fine with them, they are here for very different reasons.

  • Hugh: I'll keep having sex until I'm 100. I have three girlfriends, a TV show and a hugely popular men's magazine.

  • Hugh: Maxim and FHM and the "laddie books" are really just a downscale version of Playboy. The men's field is really hot today, and that is part of all of the controversy and the fascination with the laddie books. What is being played out here is variations on the theme that really began with Playboy.

  • Hugh Hefner: Playboy exploits sex the way Sports Illustrated exploits sports.

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Trivia (26)

  • Hugh was honored in 1996 in a formal ceremony by the University of California for his devotion and contributions to the film industry.

  • He now has a star on the Hollywood walk of fame for his Television work.

  • Hugh has been honored by the Chamber of Commerce in California for helping finance the repairs to the Hollywood sign.

  • To mark the 50th anniversary of the magazine, Hefner auctioned off his address book containing the phone numbers of some of the world's most beautiful women as well as portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Madonna and Brigitte Bardot.

  • In February 2008 it was revealed Hugh and girlfriend Holly Madison were trying to conceive.

  • The first issue of Playboy magazine was December 1953, featuring Marilyn Monroe on the cover and as the centerfold.

  • Hefner shares a birthday with porn star Jenna Jameson. (April 9)

  • He is a ninth cousin twice removed of President George Bush.

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