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  • Robert Hegyes, ‘Welcome Back Kotter’s’ Juan Epstein, Dies

    Jan 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Robert Hegyes, who played the wisecracking “Puerto Rican Jew” in the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” died Thursday after suffering apparent heart failure at his Metuchen, New Jersey home, hospital officials said. He was 60. Paramedics brought Hegyes to John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey, from nearby Metuchen, hospital spokesman Steven Weiss said. He was […]