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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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Angels in the Outfield Additional Crew
(1994)
(1995)
(2003)

Filmography

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 1995 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- The Monday Night Wars Begin (1995) ... (creator)
  Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series short) (original idea by - 51 episodes, 1990 - 1992) (original idea - 35 episodes, 1992 - 1994) (developed by - 1 episode, 1992)
- '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 Series documentary) (creator)
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Other Works:

TV commercial (PSA): RepowerAmerica.org See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

R.E. Turner | Turner

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

Jane Fonda  (divorced) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

One summer, I made $50 a week, and my father charged me $25 a week rent. I asked him if that wasn't a little high. He said that if I could do better than that for food and lodging seven days a week I could move out. See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from the prestigious McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 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:

The Mouth of the South See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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