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Ted Turner (I)


Ted Turner was born on November 19, 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Robert Edward Turner III. He is the founder of CNN, TurnerBrodcastSystem(TBS)and TNTnetwork He was previously married to Jane Fonda, Jane Shirley Smith and Judy Nye .He started in the business as a writer and producer but had a bigger vision. See full bio »
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Filmography

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 1995 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... (creator)
 1990-1994 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series) (original idea - 87 episodes)
- 'Teers in the Hood (1994) ... (original idea - as R.E. Turner)
- No Horsing Around (1994) ... (original idea - as R.E. Turner)
- Orangu-Tangle (1994) ... (original idea - as R.E. Turner)
- Planeteers Under Glass (1994) ... (original idea - as R.E. Turner)
- High Steaks (1994) ... (original idea - as R.E. Turner)
 1987 Portrait of the World USSR (TV Movie) (creator)
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Show Show Self (54 credits)
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Other Works:

(1981-83) Print ads: Cutty Sark Scotch See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

R.E. Turner
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the 2008 government bailout saving car companies instead of the restaurant industry] People would rather eat than drive cars! See more »

Trivia:

Sold World Championship Wrestling to his competition the World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment). WWF used the brand in their programming for less than a year before retiring it. See more »

Trademark:

Licensing classic black-and-white movies to colorize them (the process is sometimes referred to as "Turnerizing", frequently in a derogatory context)

Nickname:

Captain Outrageous See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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