Judge Joseph Wapner

Bio: As the forerunner of dozens of television court judges, from Judge Judy Sheindlin to Judge Joe Brown, Joseph A. Wapner presided over one of television's most popular reality series -- The People's Court -- for 12 years. Though the program did not officially constitute the first "reality-based" courtroom drama on the glitter box (such 1950s dramas as Traffic Court… More


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