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Robert Hegyes

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Birthday
7, 1951
Birthplace
Perth Amboy, NJ
Death Date
Jan 26, 2012 (60)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1951
Birthplace
Perth Amboy, NJ
Death Date
Jan 26, 2012 (60)

About

Played the role of Juan Epstein on the 1970s ABC sitcom, Welcome Back, Kotter.

Before Fame

He began acting in high school, and studied Theater at Glassboro State College.

Trivia

His professional acting debut was in the Off Broadway drama, Naomi Court, and later on he had a recurring role as Detective Manny Esposito on Cagney & Lacey.

Family Life

His father was of Hungarian descent and and his mother was Italian-American.

Associated With

John Travolta was his co-star on Welcome Back, Kotter, and the only one of the show's stars who met with success in Hollywood.