Ted Turner

Active - 1961 - 2016  |   Born - Nov 19, 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States  |   Genres - Epic, Science & Technology, Historical Film

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  • Won the America's Cup, yachting's most prestigious award, in 1977.
  • Had a role as a Confederate colonel in the 1993 TV movie Gettysburg, which was produced by Turner Pictures.
  • Was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1992, the Cable Television Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame in 2000.
  • Is the author of a memoir, Call Me Ted (2008).
  • Was one of three inaugural winners of the Gorbachev Awards in 2011. Selected by former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev, honorees are recognized for their world-changing achievements.