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Ike Turner (I) (1931–2007)

Ike Turner was born on November 5, 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA as Izear Luster Turner Jr. He was married to Audrey Madison, Jeanette Bazzell, Margaret Ann Thomas, Tina Turner, Bonnie Mae Wilson and Lorraine Taylor. He died on December 12, 2007 in San Marcos, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2013 Twenty Feet from Stardom (Documentary) (writer: "Bold Soul Sister")
 2012 Gimme the Loot (lyrics: "My Man Rockhead") / (music: "My Man Rockhead")
 2012 Tchoupitoulas (Documentary) (performer: "Proud Mary")
 2012/I A Thousand Words (writer: "I Idolize You")
 2011 The Playboy Club (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (writer: "Tina's Wish")
 2011 Something Borrowed (writer: "Shoop")
 2011 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 9 Finalists Compete (2011) ... (performer: "River Deep, Mountain High")
 2011 The Roaring 20s: Mick Jagger's Glory Years (Video documentary) (performer: "A Fool In Love") / (writer: "A Fool In Love")
 2010 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- L'àguila negra (2010) ... (performer: "Proud Mary")
 2008-2010 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Top 16 Results (2010) ... (performer: "Proud Mary")
- Top 20 Results (2008) ... (performer: "Proud Mary")
  True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Plaisir d'amour (2008) ... (performer: "A Fool In Love" - uncredited) / (writer: "A Fool In Love" - uncredited)
  How Soon Is Now? (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- 1975-1976 (2007) ... (performer: "Babe get it on") / (writer: "Babe get it on")
 2006-2007 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Top 12 Results (2007) ... (performer: "Proud Mary")
- Top 14 Results (2006) ... (performer: "Proud Mary")
 2007 Black Coffee (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Black Coffee")
 2006 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Johnny Cakes (2006) ... (performer: "Freedom Sound")
 2006 Glory Road (writer: "I'm Blue" AKA "The Gong Gong Song")
 2004 Mr 3000 (performer: "Getting Nasty") / (writer: "Getting Nasty")
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (writer: "I'm Blue")
 2003 Janis and John (performer: "Workin' Together")
 2002 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Out, Out, Brief Candle (2002) ... (performer: "You Shoulda Treated Me Right")
 2001 Lukas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lustige Witwe (2001) ... (performer: "Nutbush City Limits" - uncredited)
 1998 Slums of Beverly Hills (writer: "A Fool in Love")
 1995 Clueless ("SHOOP")
 1993 What's Love Got to Do with It (writer: "A Fool in Love", "Tina's Wish")
 1988 Bull Durham (performer: "I Idolize You") / (writer: "I Idolize You")
 1988 Hairspray (writer: "I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)")
 1985 Bad Medicine (performer: "PROUD MARY")
  Rock Concert (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1974) (writer - 1 episode, 1974)
- Episode #1.18 (1974) ... (performer: "Come Together", "Nutbrush City Limits", "Proud Mary", "Honky Tonk Woman", "Respect", "I Heard It Through The Grapevine/Who's Makin Love To Your Old Lady", "Pick Me Up (Take Me Where Your Home Is)") / (writer: "Pick Me Up (Take Me Where Your Home Is)")
 1971 Soul to Soul (Documentary) (performer: "Soul to Soul", "Ooh Poo Pah Doo", "River Deep - Mountain High", "I Smell Trouble")
 1971 Taking Off (writer: "Goodbye, So Long")
 1970 Gimme Shelter (Documentary) (performer: "Proud Mary")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (writer: "I'm Blue (The Gong Gong Song)")
 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show (Documentary) (writer: "Tell the Truth")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.49 (1965) ... (writer: "Goodbye, So Long", "I Can't Believe What You Say")
- Episode #1.44 (1965) ... (writer: "Goodbye So Long")
- Episode #1.31 (1965) ... (writer: "I'm Blue (The Gong Gong Song)", "Finger Poppin'")
- Episode #1.9 (1964) ... (writer: "I Can't Believe What You Say")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD (w/Tina Turner): "It's Gonna Work Out Fine" (VCL) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Ike and Tina Turner Revue | Ike & Tina Turner Revue | Ike & Tina Turner | Ike and Tima Turner | Ike and Tina Turner


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Personal Quote:

One of two things happen when you hit a woman. Either she heads for the door or she's all yours.


It was revealed in an autopsy that Ike died of a crack cocaine overdose at age 76, complicated by emphysema and hypertension. See more »

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