Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies at age 91 adminstush September 27, 2017 Special, Suss The legendary founder of Playboy Magazine, Hugh Hefner has died at age 91. His death was reportedly of natural causes. Hugh Hefner Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.