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

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

Alternate Names:

R.E. Turner

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[asked what his personal motto was] Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise! See more »


Was the skipper of "Courageous," the boat that won the America's Cup the most prestigious event in yachting. See more »


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


Captain Outrageous See more »

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