Magazine publisher, First Amendment advocate, and founder of Playboy Enterprises.
He worked as a reporter for the United States Army's military newspaper in the late 1940s.
He earned a degree in psychology with a double minor in art and creative writing in less than three years.
He was married to Mildred Williams from 1949 to 1959. In 1989, he married playmate of the year Kimberley Conrad. He married 26-year-old Crystal Harris on December 31, 2012, when he was 86 years old.
His magazine became famous for its centerfolds that featured the likes of Kim Kardashian.