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Ike Turner (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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Known For

Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Soundtrack
(2003)
Deadpool
Deadpool Soundtrack
(2016)
Bull Durham
Bull Durham Soundtrack
(1988)
Clueless
Clueless Soundtrack
(1995)

Filmography

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 2017 Sandy Wexler (writer: "Shoop")
 2017 Becoming Bond (performer: "He Makes Me Holier" - as Ike) / (writer: "He Makes Me Holier")
 2016 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week Two (2016) ... (writer: "A Fool in Love" - uncredited)
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2016) ... (writer: "Black Coffee")
 2016 Deadpool (writer: "Shoop")
  Orange Is the New Black (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Where My Dreidel At (2015) ... (performer: "Workin' Together") / (writer: "Workin' Together")
 2014 True Detective (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Haunted Houses (2014) ... (performer: "Too Many Tears In My Eyes" - uncredited)
 2014 Infinitely Polar Bear (writer: "A Fool in Love")
 2013 Magic City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Angels of Death (2013) ... (writer: "I Idolize You")
 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 The Roaring 20s: Mick Jagger's Glory Years (Video documentary) (performer: "A Fool In Love") / (writer: "A Fool In Love")
 2011 Something Borrowed (writer: "Shoop")
  American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- 9 Finalists Compete (2011) ... (performer: "River Deep, Mountain High")
- 3 Sing (2004) ... (writer: "A Fool in Love")
- Pride Goeth Before the 'Fro (2002) ... (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)
 2008 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round 1: Part 1 (2008) ... (writer: "A Fool in Love" - uncredited)
  Upp till kamp (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")
 2006 Classic Artists: The Moody Blues (Documentary) (writer: "Can't Chance a Break Up")
 2004 Mr 3000 (performer: "Getting Nasty") / (writer: "Getting Nasty")
  The Blues (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Godfathers and Sons (2003) ... (performer: "Big Fat Mama")
- The Road to Memphis (2003) ... (performer: "Rocket 88", "Ike's Tune") / (writer: "Ike's Tune")
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (writer: "I'm Blue")
 2003 Janis et John (performer: "Workin' Together")
 2003 Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Shoop")
 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")
 1998 Space Bunnies Must Die! (Video Game) (writer: "Bold Soul Sister")
 1995 Clueless ("SHOOP")
 1993 What's Love Got to Do with It (writer: "A Fool in Love", "Tina's Wish")
 1992 Another Girl Another Planet (performer: "She Made My Blood Run Cold")
 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")
 1978 Blue Collar (writer: "Goodbye, So Long")
 1974 Rock Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (1974) ... (writer: "Pick Me Up (Take Me Where Your Home Is)")
 1971 Born to Win (performer: "Ooh Poo Pah Doo") / (writer: "Ooh Poo Pah Doo")
 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)")
 1965-1966 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.58 (1966) ... (writer: "Beauty Is Just Skin Deep", "Cant' Chance a Break Up" (mistitled as "Can't Catch a Break"))
- Episode #1.38 (1965) ... (writer: "Gonna Have Fun", "Goodbye, So Long")
- Episode #1.18 (1965) ... (writer: "A Fool in Love")
 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show (Documentary) (writer: "Tell the Truth")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.49 (1965) ... (writer: "I Don't Need", "Goodbye, So Long", "I Can't Believe What You Say")
- Episode #1.44 (1965) ... (writer: "Goodbye So Long")
- Episode #1.39 (1965) ... (writer: "Camel Walk")
- Episode #1.35 (1965) ... (writer: "Goodbye, So Long")
- Episode #1.32 (1965) ... (writer: "Camel Walk")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single (as Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm): "Walking Down the Aisle" / "Box Top" (Cobra Records) 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

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on beating Tina Turner] Yeah, I hit her, but I didn't hit her more than the average guy beats his wife. The truth is, our life was no different than the guy next door's. It's been exaggerated. People buy bad news, dirty news. If she says I abused her, maybe I did. See more »

Trivia:

Father of Mia Turner and Twanna Turner. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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