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Judith Sheindlin

American judge

Died when: 69 years 112 days (831 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio


Judith Sheindlin

Judith Susan Sheindlin (née Blum; born October 21, 1942), known professionally as Judge Judy, was an American court show arbitrator, media personality, television producer, author, women's advancement philanthropist and former prosecutor and Manhattan family court judge.

For 25 seasons from September 16, 1996, to July 23, 2021, Sheindlin presided over her own eponymous top Nielsen-rated court show, Judge Judy.Through starring on Judge Judy, Sheindlin became the longest-serving television arbitrator in courtroom-themed programming history, a distinction that earned her a place in the Guinness World Records in 2015.

She has additionally received a Lifetime Achievement Emmy in 2019 for her work.On November 1, 2021, Sheindlin launched a spin-off streaming series, Judy Justice, on what was known as "IMDb TV" during its first season (renamed Amazon Freevee afterwards), another arbitration-based reality court show featuring her handling of legal disputes.

With Sheindlin having won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program in 2022 for the first season of Judy Justice, she is now the only television arbitrator to have won the award for more than one court show, 3 for Judge Judy and 1 for Judy Justice.

Sheindlin is also known for her offscreen television work, producing and creating reality legal shows featuring judges of whom she has personally cast in arbitrating roles.

These shows include Hot Bench (second highest rated of all court shows, behind only Judge Judy reruns), the upcoming Tribunal (to feature Bailiff Byrd), as well as more in the works.

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