Ron Palillo of "Welcome Back, Kotter" Dead at 63


According to CBS News, Actor Ron Palillo, who played Arnold Horshack on the 1970s TV series "Welcome Back, Kotter," died Tuesday morning. He was 63.

Officer Lovejoy of the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department confirmed Palillo's death to CBS News, noting that Palillo was transported from his Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. home to a nearby hospital, where he died.

Although the police department offered no further details, Palillo's friend, Karen Poindexter, told The Associated Press that Palillo died of an apparent heart attack.

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