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Turner, Robert Edward III

Born: 1938 AD
Currently alive, at 80 years of age.
3 (60%) 17 votes

US cable television businessman, philanthropist, and yachtsman


eponym, president, and chairman of Turner Broadcasting System 1970-1996


won America's Cup 1977 as skipper of yacht Courageous


founded CNN 1980


founded Goodwill Games 1986


bought MGM film library 1986


oversaw merger of Turner Broadcasting System with Time Warner (finalized 1996)


vice-chairman of AOL Time Warner Inc. 2001-2003


3rd husband of Jane Fonda 1991 (divorced 2001)

3 (60%) 17 votes