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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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 2017 OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes (TV Series) (character created by: Captain Planet - 1 episode)
- The Power Is Yours! (2017) ... (character created by: Captain Planet - uncredited)
 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)
Show Show Producer (43 credits)
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Show Show Self (67 credits)
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4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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R.E. Turner

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Even when I started in 1970, I knew that television was having a negative effect on our society. See more »


Is the largest private landowner in the United States with about 1.75 million acres in New Mexico, Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. His ranch empire, based in Montana, raises bison. See more »


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


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