Ron Palillo, “Arnold Horshack” From “Welcome Back, Kotter,” Has Died

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(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Actor Ron Palillo, who played Arnold Horshack on the 1970’s sitcom “Welcome Back Kotter” died after suffering a heart attack today.  He was 63 years old.  Horshack will always be known for his “Oooooh Ooooooh.”

Horshack was one of the “Sweathogs” at James Buchanan High which also included Vinny Barbarino (John Travolta),  Freddie “Boom Boom” Washington (Lawrence Hilton Jacobs),  and Juan Epstein (Robert Hegyes).  Hegyes just died this past January at age 60.

Paillo was living in Palm Springs, Florida at the time of his death.

Read his obituary from CBS news by Clicking Here

Here’s a classic clip featuring Ron Palillo as his lovable character, Arnold Horshack.

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