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Joseph A. Wapner

Joseph A. Wapner was born on November 15, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joseph Albert Wapner. He is an actor, known for Animal Court (1998), The People's Court (1981) and Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (1985). He has been married to Mickey Nebenzahl since 1946. They have three children. See full bio »
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 2009 The Bonnie Hunt Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 12 November 2009 (2009) ... Himself (as Judge Joseph Wapner)
 2005 Actors in War (Documentary)
 1999 Sunset Beach (TV Series)
- Episode #1.533 (1999) ... Himself
 1999 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
- The Mad Hatter (1999) ... Himself
 1998 Animal Court (TV Series)
Himself - the Judge
 1996 Muppets Tonight (TV Series)
- Whoopi Goldberg (1996) ... Himself (as Judge Joseph A. Wapner)
 1981-1993 The People's Court (TV Series)
Himself - Judge
- Episode dated 21 May 1993 (1993) ... Himself - Judge
- Snowball Fight, D.C. Style (1989) ... Himself - Judge
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Himself - Judge
 1991-1992 One on One with John Tesh (TV Series)
- Episode #1.143 (1992) ... Himself
- Episode #1.44 (1991) ... Himself
 1991 The Chuck Woolery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.57 (1991) ... Himself (as Judge Joseph Wapner)
 1989 The Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.24 (1989) ... Himself
 1989 The People Next Door (TV Series)
- Town Without Pity (1989) ... Himself
 1989 CBS This Morning (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 September 1989 (1989) ... Himself
 1989 The Pat Sajak Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.117 (1989) ... Himself
- Episode #1.19 (1989) ... Himself
 1989 Later with Bob Costas (TV Series)
- Episode dated 10 May 1989 (1989) ... Himself
 1987 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 28 October 1987 (1987) ... Himself
 1985 Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (TV Movie)
Himself (as Judge Joseph Wopner)

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Was president for six years of The Brandeis-Bardin Institute, a Jewish cultural center in Los Angeles

Alternate Names:

Judge Joseph A. Wapner | Judge Joseph Wapner | Judge Joseph Wopner

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Joined the United States Army in 1942 and was a veteran in World War II. Was a recipient of the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. See more »


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