From USA Today News: Marcia Strassman, a versatile actress who was best known for her role as
Strassman, who also made appearances on
Her big-screen work included the popular 1989 film
Strassman also spent many years as a national board member of the
She's the third Welcome Back, Kotter castmate to die in recent years. In 2012, Ron Palillo, who played Horshack, and Robert Hegyes, who played Epstein, both passed away.
I have to admit that Strassman was my first crush on a television actress, along with Pam Dawber when she played on Mork and Mindy.
But, besides beautiful, she was also a very good actress and she will be missed.