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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)
  Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series) (original idea - 45 episodes, 1992 - 1994) (original idea by - 42 episodes, 1990 - 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 Movie) (creator)
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Other Works:

Release of his autobiography, "Call Me Ted" (w/Bill Burke) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Alternate Names:

R.E. Turner

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

Men should be disqualified for public office. Women should run the planet. They're better than us. See more »

Trivia:

Was the skipper of "Courageous," the boat that won the America's Cup in 1977, the most prestigious event in yachting. 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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