Nightly News   |  January 27, 2012

Remembering actor Robert Heyges

Best known for his role in “Welcome Back, Kotter,” Heyges died Thursday at age 60. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> robert hchb egyes has died. he was best known playing the jewish puerto rican student juan epstein alongside john travolta in the '70s in "welcome back cotter." he was later a regular in "cagney and lacy." he passed away thursday morning after suffering cardiac arrest. he was 60 years old.