Judy Sheindlin, the "Court Show Queen"
Judy Sheindlin has been appearing on the syndicated court show, Judge Judy, since 1996. Before starting her television career, she served as an attorney from 1965 to 1996 and as a judge from 1982 to 1996. In the history of American television, Judge Judy has been the longest-serving judge in a court-themed program. The distinction has earned her a place in Guinness World Records, along with an honorific status as "Court Show Queen."