Robert Hegyes, of 'Welcome Back Kotter,' dies
Photos Robert Hegyes, who played Juan Epstein on 'Welcome Back Kotter.'
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.
In this 1978 file photo, Robert Hegyes portrays Juan Epstein from the comedy series "Welcome Back Kotter."
Actors John Travolta and Robert Hegyes pose at the afterparty for the premiere of Touchstone Picture's "Wild Hogs" at the Annex on February 27, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.