The Amazon Original Series draws from unprecedented access to more than 17,000 hours of footage and over 2,600 scrapbooks from Hefner's personal archives, chronicling the life of an American icon and the history of the brand he created.
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 Hugh Hefner (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Art Paul (10 episodes, 2017)
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 A.C. Spectorsky (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Victor Lownes (9 episodes, 2017)
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 Dick Rosenzweig (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Bob Preuss (8 episodes, 2017)
Phil Brown ...
 Arnie Morton (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Vince Tajiri (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Bobbie Arnstein (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Barbi Benton (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Ray Russell (6 episodes, 2017)
Ben Van Lier ...
 Eldon Sellers (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Charlaine Karalus / ... (5 episodes, 2017)
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American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story is a docuseries combining archival footage, interviews and cinematic reenactments to tell the story of Playboy magazine's charismatic founder Hugh Hefner and his impact on global culture and history. American Playboy begins in post-war America and takes us through the launch of Playboy magazine in 1953 and the next six decades of Hefner's life and career. As he built his empire, Hefner became both a social justice advocate and a target of the conservative movement, battling with the FBI and J. Edgar Hoover while becoming an outspoken defender of civil rights.

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7 April 2017 (USA)  »

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