Obit of the Day: Arnold Dingfelder Horshack
Ron Palillo, best known as the class clown Arnold Horshack on the 1970s sitcom, Welcome Back, Kotter!, has passed away at the age of 63. Palillo a native of Connecticut would play small parts in other shows after Kotter including Laverne & Shirley, Rubik the Magic Cube (ah, the 1980s and its cartoons), and Darkwing Duck but never reached the same level of fame.
Palillo was teaching at the G-Star School of the Arts for Motion Pictures and Broadcasting in Palm Beach, Florida at the time of his death.
(Image of Palillo as Horshack is courtesy of sitcomsonline.com)
Robert Hegyes, Juan Epstein on Kotter, died in January 2012.