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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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 2003 Gods and Generals (executive producer)
 2000 World Championship Wrestling: Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2000 World Championship Wrestling: New Blood Rising (TV Special) (producer)
 1999 WCW Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1999 WCW Road Wild (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1999 WCW Souled Out (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1998 WCW/NWO Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1998 WCW/NWO World War 3 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1998 WCW/NWO Halloween Havoc (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1998 WCW/NWO Fall Brawl: War Games (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1998 WCW/NWO SuperBrawl VIII (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1998 WCW Thunder (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1997 WCW Starrcade 1997 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1997 WCW World War 3 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1997 Halloween Havoc (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1997 Johnny Bravo (TV Series short) (executive producer - 1 episode)
 1996-1997 Big Bag (TV Series) (executive producer - 21 episodes)
- To See or Not to See (1997) ... (executive producer: Cartoon Network)
- Pesto Change-O (1997) ... (executive producer: Cartoon Network)
- Afraid of the Dark (1997) ... (executive producer: Cartoon Network)
- Elmo's Visit (1997) ... (executive producer: Cartoon Network)
- The Showdown (1997) ... (executive producer: Cartoon Network)
 1996 WCW Starrcade 1996 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1996 Dexter's Laboratory (TV Series short) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Dexter's Rival/The Justice Friends: Bee Where?/Mandarker (1996) ... (executive producer - segment "Dexter's Rival")
- Double Trouble/Dial M for Monkey: Barbequor/Changes (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1996 WCW Halloween Havoc (TV Special) (producer)
 1996 WCW Bash at the Beach (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1990-1996 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series short) (executive producer - 113 episodes)
- 101 Mutations (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Greed Is the Word (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Delta Gone (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Never the Twain Shall Meet (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Twelve Angry Animals (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1996 WCW Uncensored (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1996 The Chicken from Outer Space (Short) (executive producer: Cartoon Network - uncredited)
 1995 WCW Starrcade 1995 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1995 Cow and Chicken (TV Series short) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- No Smoking (1995) ... (executive producer)
 1995 Jonny Quest Versus the Cyber Insects (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 No Smoking! (Short) (executive producer)
 1995 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series) (executive producer) / (supervising producer)
 1993-1995 2 Stupid Dogs (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Hobo Hounds (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Bathroom Humor (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Cartoon Canines (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Cookies, Ookies, Blookies (1994) ... (executive producer)
- The Rise and Fall of the Big Dog (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1995 Daisy-Head Mayzie (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1993-1995 Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron (TV Series) (executive producer - 24 episodes)
- (Kats Eye News) A Special Report (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Unlikely Alloys (1994) ... (executive producer)
- The Dark Side of the Swat Kats (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Volcanus Erupts!/The Origin of Dr. Viper (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Caverns of Horror (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1994 Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1994 A Flintstones Christmas Carol (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1993 Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Halloween Havoc (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1993 The Halloween Tree (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1992 WCW Halloween Havoc (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1992 WCW Beach Blast (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1991 Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1991 Halloween Havoc (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1990 Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1990 Halloween Havoc (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1990 WCW/NWA Capital Combat (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1989 Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1989 Halloween Havoc (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1988 Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1987 Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1986 Starrcade (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1985 WCW Saturday Night (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1985 Starrcade '85: The Gathering (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1983 Portrait of America (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 1980 Turner Doomsday Video (Documentary short) (producer - uncredited)
 1975 WCW Worldwide (TV Series) (executive producer)
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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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Men should be disqualified for public office. Women should run the planet. They're better than us. See more »


In March 2001, sold World Championship Wrestling to his competition the World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment). WWF used the brand in their programming for less than a year before retiring it. 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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