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This file photo originally from ABC shows members of the cast of television sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter" in a scene in 1978 . They are, left to right; Stephen Shortridge as Beau De Labarre, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs as Freddy Washington, Ron Palillo as Arnold Horshack, Robert Hegyes as Juan Epstein, foreground, John Travolta, rear, as Vinnie Barbarino and Gabe Kaplan as Gabe Kotter.(Credit: AP)

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Robert Hegyes, of 'Welcome Back Kotter,' dies

Photos Robert Hegyes, who played Juan Epstein on 'Welcome Back Kotter.'

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