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Rusty Burrell
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Crime Fighter
    (November 17, 1925-April 15, 2002)
    Birth name was Roy Burrell
    Bailiff on 'Divorce Court' (1957-69), 'People's Court' (1981-93) and 'Judge Wapner's Animal Court' (1998-2000)
    Died from lung cancer
    He went by the nickname Rusty, despite having white hair.
    He appeared on Morton's Frozen Food commercials.
    Although he was close friends with Wapner, he would always call him judge.
    Bailiff is hard to spell.
    He was a sheriff's deputy and bailiff prior to becoming a TV bailiff.
    He was the bailiff at two famous trials (Charles Manson and Patty Hearst).
    He and Judge Wapner not only worked together on 'The People's Court,' but were good friends off the set.
    He is the role model for TV bailiffs.
    He is a father figure.
    Although they used actors on 'Divorce Court,' they used real attorneys and he would get his lawyer friends gigs on the show.
    Executive producer, Stu Billett, wanted to hire a sexy woman as bailiff, but he got the job because Wapner insisted.
    He played minor league baseball for the St. Louis Browns.
    He was married over 50 years.
    Ironically, his middle name was Justus.
    He fibbed about his age so he could join the navy during WW II.
    In 2018, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 8 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 17 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 15 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 23 Votes: 52.17% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 62 Votes: 40.32% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 45 Votes: 51.11% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 81 Votes: 48.15% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 141 Votes: 51.06% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 240 Votes: 48.75% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 319 Votes: 44.51% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 35 Votes: 8.57% Annoying
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