Ron Palillo

Ron Palillo
1949 - 2012

Ron Palillo  American Actor


Ronald Gabriel "Ron" Paolillo (April 2, 1949 – August 14, 2012) was an American television and film actor and teacher. He was best known as Arnold Horshack on the ABC sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–79)....

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Longest Relationship41 yrs, 7 mths
Shortest Relationship41 yrs, 7 mths
Average Relationship Length41 yrs, 7 mths
First Name Ron
Last Name Palillo
Full Name at Birth Ronald Gabriel Paolillo
Age 63 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd April, 1949
Birthplace Cheshire, Connecticut, USA
Died 14th August, 2012
Place of Death Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
Cause of Death Heart attack
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Gay
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Welcome Back Kotter
Year(s) Active 1975–2012
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The Guardians2010 Professor Walker Movie
It's a Dog Gone Tale: Destiny's Stand2010 Randolph Baines Movie
The Curse of Micah Rood2008 Micah Rood Short Film
Trees 2: The Root of All Evil2004 Dougie Styles Movie
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003 Ron Palillo Movie
Style Court2003 Juror TV Show
Mr. Rhodes1996 Arnold Dingfelder Horshak TV Show
Wind1992 Tony Movie
Darkwing Duck1991 Ordinary Guy TV Show
Committed1991 Ronnie Movie
Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone1990 TV Show
Hellgate1989 Matt Movie
Snake Eater1989 Torchy Movie
Snake Eater II: The Drug Buster1989 Torchy Movie
Superman1988 TV Show
Little Clowns of Happytown1987 TV Show
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI1986 Allen Hawes Movie
Doin' Time1985 Pappion Movie
The Pound Puppies1985 Scrounger (voice) TV Movie
Surf II1984 Inspector Underpants Movie
Murder, She Wrote1984 Norman Lester, Esq. TV Show
The Invisible Woman1983 Spike Mitchell TV Movie
Rubik, the Amazing Cube1983 Rubik TV Show
The A-Team1983 Zack TV Show
Matt Houston1982 Charley Arbis TV Show
Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour1982 Sgt. Squealy TV Show
Pac Preview Party1982 Squealy (voice, uncredited) Movie
Cagney & Lacey1981 Mr. Larkin TV Show
Laverne & Shirley in the Army1981 Sgt. Squealy TV Show
Skatetown, U.S.A.1979 Frankey Movie
$weepstake$1979 Harold TV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979 Kussman TV Show
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978 Hevet TV Show
CHiPs1977 Nick TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Casper Martin, Al Breyer TV Show
Alice1976 Mutner TV Show
Mr. T and Tina1976 Arnold Horshack TV Show
Welcome Back, Kotter1975 Arnold Horshack TV Show
One Life to Live1968 Gary Warren (1994) TV Show
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CraigSnyderMay 10, 2013

Horshack was the epitomy of a dweeb when Inwas a kid.

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