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Ahmet Ertegun (1923–2006)


Ahmet Ertegun was born on July 31, 1923 in Istanbul, Turkey as Ahmet Munir Ertegün. He was married to Ioana (Mica) Maria Banu Grecianu and Jan Holm. He died on December 14, 2006 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Babel
Babel Soundtrack
(2006)
Ray
Ray Thanks
(2004)
Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows Soundtrack
(2012)

Filmography

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 2017 Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Acoustic 4 a Cure (2017) ... (writer: "Piece Of My Heart/The Joker")
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jake Quickenden (2016) ... (writer: "Mess Around" - uncredited)
 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jared Leto/John Turturro/Bishop Briggs (2016) ... (writer: "The Joker" - uncredited)
 2016 Lucifer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Priest Walks Into a Bar (2016) ... (writer: "Mess Around" - uncredited)
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whispered Secrets (2016) ... (writer: "The Joker")
 2015 Ted 2 (writer: "Mess Around")
 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 February 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "The Joker" - uncredited)
 2013 Spooksville (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Evil House (2013) ... (writer: "The Joker" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show Final, Part 1 (2013) ... (writer: "The Joker")
 2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.82 (2013) ... (writer: "Ting-a-Ling" - uncredited)
 2012 Unter Verdacht (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Das Blut der Erde (2012) ... (writer: "The Joker")
 2012 Dark Shadows (writer: "The Joker")
 2010 Kottan ermittelt: Rien ne va plus (writer: "The Joker")
 2010 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.125 (2010) ... (writer: "The Joker")
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.48 (2010) ... (writer: "Mess Around" - uncredited)
 2010 L'arnacoeur (writer: "The Joker")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Seven: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "Mess Around" - uncredited)
 2009 Der Mann auf der Brücke (TV Movie) (writer: "The joker")
 2009 Diverso da chi? (writer: "Don't Play This Song" - as A Ertegun)
 2008 Legends (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Roy Orbison: The 'Big O' in Britain (2008) ... (writer: "Hey! Miss Fannie")
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "The Joker")
 2008 The Love Guru (writer: "The Joker")
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (writer: "The Joker")
 2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Merry Fisticuffs (2006) ... (writer: "The Joker" - uncredited)
 2006 Happy Feet (writer: "The Joker Mash-Up with Everything I Own" - uncredited)
 2005-2006 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 9 Performance Show: Birth Year (2006) ... (writer: "The Joker")
- Top 11 Performance Show: The 60's (2005) ... (writer: "Don't Play That Song (You Lied)")
 2006 My Super Ex-Girlfriend (writer: "The Joker")
 2006/I Babel (writer: "The Joker (ATFC's Aces High Remix)")
 2004 El Lobo (writer: "The Joker")
 2004/I Ray (writer: "Mess Around")
 2004 Little Black Book (writer: "Angel")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 (Video Game) (writer: "The Joker")
 2004 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Workshop #2 (2004) ... (writer: "Don't Play That Song (You Lied)")
 2003 I Love the '70s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1974 (2003) ... (writer: "The Joker")
 2002 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Big Time! (2002) ... (writer: "Don't Play That Song (You Lied)")
 2002 That '70s Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- That '70s Musical (2002) ... (writer: "The Joker" - uncredited)
 2002 Un paso adelante (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Volver al armario (2002) ... (writer: "Angel")
 2001 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records (2001) ... ("Beale Street Blues")
 2001 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 June 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Angel")
- Episode dated 15 June 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Angel")
 1995-1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Night of the Blood Beast (1996) ... (writer: "The Joker" - uncredited)
- Night of the Blood Beast (1995) ... (writer: "The Joker" - uncredited)
 1995 The Pompatus of Love (writer: "The Joker")
 1994 Love Affair (producer: "Changes")
 1992 Otto - Der Liebesfilm (writer: "The Joker")
 1992 Sjans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oude Liefde (1992) ... (writer: "The Joker" - uncredited)
 1991 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Way We Was (1991) ... (writer: "The Joker" - uncredited)
 1990 The Nutcracker Prince (producer: "Always Come Back To You")
 1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles (producer: "Mess Around" (1953)) / (writer: "Mess Around" (1953))
 1987 Angel Heart (writer: "Soul On Fire")
 1962 Il Sorpasso (writer: "Don't play that song (You lied)")
 1956 Basin Street Revue (writer: "Lovey Dovey" - uncredited)
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Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of the book, "The Last Sultan: The Life and Times of Ahmet Ertegun", by Robert Greenfield.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 3 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ahmet Ertegün

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

Friend of Henry Kissinger. See more »

Nickname:

Father of Rock and Roll

Star Sign:

Leo

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