Hefner introduced Playboy to the world in 1953, and since then his name has become synonymous with the brand.
Parry praised Hefner for sticking "to the principle that this is a men's magazine, it's about men's interests" including things like cars and gambling, unlike the magazine Penthouse. The issue went on to sell 50,000 copies and earn Playboy a place in publishing history.
Hefner will be buried next to the actress at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, People reports.
Cooper soon began participating in board meetings as a nonvoting observer, spurred by anxiety about his father who had started to stay away from the spotlight amid declining health, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
If Hefner represented the ideal of his hedonistic lifestyle philosophy, then Monroe was his idealized counterpart. "You will forever live on as an icon of epic proportions".
Hefner is survived by his 31-year-old wife, Crystal, and four grown children, Playboy said. "May he Rest In Peace", tweeted the Rev. Jesse Jackson. "Outside of my family, you were the most important person in my life", Anderson wrote alongside a video in which she's seen weeping. The brand was implemented into movies and digital production [VIDEO], and Playboy's line of clothing and jewelry was extremely popular.
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