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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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 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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Other Works:

Release of his book, "Ted Turner Speaks: Insight From the World's Greatest Maverick" (w/Janet Lowe) 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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Personal Quote:

The best day of my life was my wedding night. The first one. The others weren't so bad either! See more »

Trivia:

Created the animated series Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990) as a way to educate children about the negative effects of pollution. Turner was angered for so long about the effect the population had on the Earth, so he created the television series hoping to allow the next generation be more aware of the problems that people cause. 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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