Editors

An editor may refer to a person who is skilled and trained at correcting the flaws in a particular piece of work. An editor may work in several fields, such as written publications or collectively called print media, visual media and audio. An editor working in the print medium is responsible for assigning work to his juniors and also checks foe any kinds of errors in the articles or stories that has been submitted to him. A film editor is involved in the editing of raw footage that has been shoot and selects the scenes and assembles them in an order, called a sequence. Digital editors may work in the television, films, music videos or commercials. An audio editor may refer to a type of editor who edits music, or any kind of audio be it dialogues in a film, commercial, music video, audio tapes. Another kind of editor, is a photo editor, he may be involved in the editing of photographs and correcting any errors caused due to expose of light. Discover and learn more fascinating facts about the lives of many famous artists across the world with their detailed biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.
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 1 W. E. B. Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois
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Famous As: Civil Rights Activists
Birthdate: February 23, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Great Barrington
Died: August 27, 1963

W. E. B. Du Bois was an American civil rights activist, sociologist, and Pan-Africanist. Du Bois played an instrumental role in fighting for full civil rights for people of color around the world. A co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Du Bois also played an important role as the leader of the Niagara Movement.

 2 Anna Wintour

Anna Wintour
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England

Anna Wintour is a British-American journalist. She has been working as Vogue's Editor-in-Chief since 1988. Known for having an eye for emerging fashion trends, Wintour is credited with reviving Vogue as it was viewed as a stagnating publication when she assumed control in 1988. Nicknamed Nuclear Wintour due to her demanding personality, Wintour inspired the story The Devil Wears Prada.

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 3 Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro
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Famous As: Political Commentator, Public Speaker
Birthdate: January 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

A strong conservative political commentator, author, media host and lawyer, Ben Shapiro became the youngest nationally syndicated columnist in the US at the age of seventeen and at twenty published his first book. The host of a daily political podcast ,The Ben Shapiro Show, he has frequently invited criticism for his views on various issues like same-sex marriage and abortion.

 4 Brian Williams

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Birthdate: May 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ridgewood, New Jersey, U.S.
Brian Williams is best known for his 10-year stint as the host of NBC Nightly News. In 2015, he was suspended for his controversial coverage of the Iraq War back in 2003. The Walter Cronkite Award-winning jorunalist was later demoted and worked as a breaking news anchor on MSNBC.
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 5 Bari Weiss

Bari Weiss
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: March 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

 6 Douglas Kenney

Douglas Kenney
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: December 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Died: August 27, 1980
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 7 Victoria Woodhull

Victoria Woodhull
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 23, 1838
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Homer, Ohio, United States
Died: June 9, 1927
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 8 Rachel Johnson

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Famous As: Editor, Journalist
Birthdate: September 3, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England

Rachel Johnson is a British television presenter, journalist, and author. She is known for appearing in panel discussion programs and debate programs, such as The Pledge and Question Time. A well-known novelist, Johnson served as a judge of the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the UK.

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 9 Ben Domenech

Ben Domenech
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Charleston

 10 Julie Nixon Eisenhower

Julie Nixon Eisenhower
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Youngest daughter of the 37th President of United States, Richard Nixon, Julie Nixon Eisenhower is an author who wrote Pat Nixon: The Untold Story, which became a New York Times best-seller. She is also one of the board of directors of the Richard Nixon Foundation. 

 11 Ben Bradlee

Ben Bradlee
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Famous As: Newspaper Editor & Journalist
Birthdate: August 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston
Died: October 21, 2014

 12 Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: September 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 13, 1974
Sports reporter and TV personality Ed Sullivan is best remembered as the host and creator of the variety show named The Toast of the Town, later renamed The Ed Sullivan Show. One of TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time, he was also a skilled columnist.
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 13 Lou Dobbs

Lou Dobbs
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Famous As: News Anchor
Birthdate: September 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Childress County, Texas, United States

 14 Charlotte Casiraghi

Charlotte Casiraghi
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Famous As: Editor-at-large, Equestrian Sports Ambassador
Birthdate: August 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Princess Grace Hospital Centre, La Colle, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Caroline, Princess of Hanover, and Italian industrialist Stefano Casiraghi, has worked as a journalist with magazines such as Above and has also launched her own publication, Ever Manifesto. She is also a skilled equestrian and has founded the philosophy-oriented group Les Rencontres Philosophiques de Monaco.
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 15 Christopher Tolkien

Christopher Tolkien
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Famous As: English editor
Birthdate: November 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: January 16, 2020

Christopher Tolkien was a French and English academic editor. The son of legendary author J. R. R. Tolkien, Christopher edited much of his father's work, which was published after his father's demise. Christopher Tolkien is also credited with drawing the original maps in, The Lord of the Rings, one of his father's highly acclaimed novels.

 16 Katie Pavlich

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Famous As: Commentator
Birthdate: July 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arizona, United States

Katie Pavlich is an American author, podcaster, blogger, and conservative commentator. A Fox News contributor, Pavlich has been an alternate co-host for shows like The Five and has appeared on local and national radio shows on channels, such as CNN, CNBC, and Fox News. In 2014, she was named Woman of the Year by the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute.

 17 L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 15, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chittenango, New York, United States
Died: May 6, 1919

 18 Ali Kemal

Ali Kemal
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fatih, Turkey
Died: November 6, 1922

 19 H. L. Mencken

H. L. Mencken
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Birthdate: September 12, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Died: January 29, 1956

 20 Dan Savage

Dan Savage
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

 21 Robert Kirkman

Robert Kirkman
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States

 22 Mark Halperin

Mark Halperin
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Famous As: Journalists
Birthdate: January 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bethesda, Maryland, USA

 23 Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh
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Famous As: Novelist, Lawyer, Journalist & Politician
Birthdate: February 2, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hadali, British India (now in Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan)
Died: March 20, 1999

 24 Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

 25 Alfred Douglas

Alfred Douglas
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 22, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Powick, Worcestershire, England
Died: March 20, 1945

 26 Ian Hislop

Ian Hislop
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Journalist, Editor, Writer
Birthdate: July 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Swansea

 27 Denis Diderot

Denis Diderot
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 5, 1713
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Langres, France
Died: July 31, 1784

Denis Diderot revolutionized the Age of Enlightenment as the co-founder of Encyclopédie, which was banned for questioning religion. He had flirted with the idea of joining the theater and becoming a priest, and even studied law, but later devoted himself to languages, literature, and philosophy.

 28 Nigel Lawson

Nigel Lawson
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Famous As: Journalist, Politician, Editor
Birthdate: March 11, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hampstead

 29 Matt Drudge

Matt Drudge
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Famous As: Political commentator
Birthdate: October 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA

 30 Jared Taylor

Jared Taylor
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Famous As: Editor
Birthdate: September 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kobe, Japan

 31 Stan Lee

Stan Lee
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Famous As: Creator of Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Thor, X-Men
Birthdate: December 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, US
Died: November 12, 2018

Stan Lee was one of the most popular comic book writers, thanks to his appearances in several Marvel movies. He is well-known as the co-creator of many famous superheroes, including Iron Man, Spider-Man, and the Hulk. He pioneered a naturalistic method to writing superhero comics and challenged the Comics Code Authority, which ultimately led to changes in its policies.

 32 Lee Strobel

Lee Strobel
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: January 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Arlington Heights, Illinois, U.S.

 33 Andrew Sullivan

Andrew Sullivan
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: August 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Godstone

 34 Ethan Coen

Ethan Coen
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: September 21, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Louis Park, Minnesota, United States

 35 Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers
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Birthdate: March 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago

 36 Ted Koppel

Ted Koppel
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Famous As: Journalists
Birthdate: February 8, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, UK

 37 J. Mahendran

J. Mahendran
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: July 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ilaiyangudi, Madras Presidency, British India
Died: April 2, 2019

 38 Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Warrington, Lancashire, England

 39 Alison Tyler

Alison Tyler
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1969 AD
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, USA

 40 iO Tillett Wright

iO Tillett Wright
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Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: September 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York (state) New York

 41 Aden Young

Aden Young
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 42 Rob Liefeld

Rob Liefeld
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Famous As: Editor, Comics writer, Draughtsperson, Screenwriter
Birthdate: October 3, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Anaheim

 43 Bret Stephens

Bret Stephens
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 44 Anna Roosevelt Halsted

Anna Roosevelt Halsted
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Famous As: Writer, Editor
Birthdate: May 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 1, 1975

 45 Joe Weider

Joe Weider
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Famous As: Functionary, Editor
Birthdate: November 29, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: March 23, 2013

 46 Junot Díaz

Junot Díaz
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Junot Díaz is a Dominican-American writer who works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a creative writing professor. He is also known for his association with the quarterly political and literary magazine Boston Review, where he works as a fiction editor. In 2017, he was made an inductee of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

 47 Annie Sprinkle

Annie Sprinkle
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Famous As: Sexologist
Birthdate: July 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 48 Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana,

 49 Isabella Blow

Isabella Blow
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Famous As: Journalist, Editor, Model
Birthdate: November 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marylebone
Died: May 7, 2007

 50 Willow Bay

Willow Bay
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 28, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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