Journalist and entrepreneur who founded Penthouse magazine in 1969.
He wanted to be a priest or a painter while growing up.
His creation, Penthouse, rivaled Hugh Hefner's Playboy.
He married Kathy Keeton in 1988.
He created Penthouse as an attempt to compete with Hugh Hefner's Playboy, and soon there would be a third competitor: Hustler, created by Larry Flynt .