Joseph Wapner (1919–2017)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,443 this week
Trailer
1:57 | Trailer
Joseph Wapner was born on November 15, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joseph Albert Wapner. He was an actor, known for Sliders (1995), The People's Court (1981) and The People Next Door (1989). He was married to Mildred (Mickey) Nebenzahl. He died on February 26, 2017 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 245 images
updated 20 Jan 2018
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 591 people
created 14 May 2014
 
a list of 24 people
created 27 Feb 2017
 
a list of 705 people
created 12 Jan 2017
 
a list of 185 people
created 24 Dec 2017
 
a list of 743 people
created 28 Dec 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Joseph Wapner's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Sliders Commissar Joseph A. Wapner
(1995)
The People's Court Himself - Judge
(1981-1993)
(1989)
Animal Court Himself - the Judge
(1998)

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (1 credit)
 1995 Sliders (TV Series)
Commissar Joseph A. Wapner
- Pilot (1995) ... Commissar Joseph A. Wapner (as Joseph A. Wapner)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (18 credits)
 2009 The Bonnie Hunt Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 12 November 2009 (2009) ... Himself (as Judge Joseph Wapner)
 2005 Actors in War (Documentary) (as Joseph A. Wapner)
 2005 The Interviews: An Oral History of Television (TV Series)
Himself
- Joseph A. Wapner (2005) ... Himself
 1999 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
Himself
- The Mad Hatter (1999) ... Himself (as Judge Joseph A. Wapner)
 1999 Sunset Beach (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.528 (1999) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1998 Animal Court (TV Series)
Himself - the Judge (as Joseph A. Wapner)
 1998 Judge Wapner's Animal Court (TV Series)
Himself - Judge
 1996 Muppets Tonight (TV Series)
Himself
- 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 (as Joseph A. Wapner)
- Snowball Fight, D.C. Style (1989) ... Himself - Judge (as Joseph A. Wapner)
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Himself - Judge (as Joseph A. Wapner)
 1991-1992 One on One with John Tesh (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.143 (1992) ... Himself (as Joseph A. Wapner)
- Episode #1.44 (1991) ... Himself (as Joseph A. Wapner)
 1991 The Chuck Woolery Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.57 (1991) ... Himself (as Judge Joseph Wapner)
 1989 The Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.24 (1989) ... Himself (as Joseph A. Wapner)
 1989 The People Next Door (TV Series)
Himself
- Town Without Pity (1989) ... Himself (as Joseph A. Wapner)
 1989 CBS This Morning (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 8 September 1989 (1989) ... Himself (as Joseph A. Wapner)
 1989 The Pat Sajak Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.117 (1989) ... Himself (as Joseph A. Wapner)
- Episode #1.19 (1989) ... Himself (as Joseph A. Wapner)
 1989 Later with Bob Costas (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 10 May 1989 (1989) ... Himself (as Joseph A. Wapner)
 1988 Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (TV Special)
Himself (as Judge Joseph Wopner)
 1984-1987 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Himself
- Episode #26.149 (1987) ... Himself (as Joseph A. Wapner)
- Episode #25.103 (1986) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode #24.15 (1985) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode #23.121 (1984) ... Himself - Guest

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Graduated from the University of Southern California, 1941 (bachelor of philosophy) and 1948 (law degree) See more »

Nickname:

Judge Wapner

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed