Robert Hegyes

Robert Hegyes
1951 - 2012

Robert Hegyes  American Actor


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Robert Hegyes was previously married to Lynn O'Hare (1987 - 1993), Kyle Drummer (1979 - 1984) and Mary Kunes (1973 - 1978).

Robert Hegyes was in a relationship with Cynthia Wylie (1994 - 2007).


American Actor Robert Hegyes was born on 7th May, 1951 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA and passed away on 26th Jan 2012 Metuchen, New Jersey, USA aged 60. He is most remembered for Welcome Back Kotter. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Robert Hegyes was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Georganne LaPiere in Welcome Back, Kotter (1975) and Maureen McCormick in The Love Boat (1977).

Robert Hegyes is a member of the following lists: Male actors of Italian descent, Male actors from New Jersey and 20th-century American male actors.


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Married3 7 years 6 years, 1 month 5 years, 4 months
Dating1 13 years - -
Total4 13 years 7 years, 10 months 5 years, 4 months


First Name Robert
Last Name Hegyes
Full Name at Birth Robert Hegyes
Age 60 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th May, 1951
Birthplace Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA
Died 26th January, 2012
Place of Death Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Welcome Back Kotter
Year(s) Active 1975–2002, 1975–2012
Father Stephen Hegyes
Mother Marie Dominica Cocozza
Brother Mark Hegyes
Sister Stephanie Hegyes, Elizabeth Hegyes

Robert Hegyes (pronounced Hedges; May 7, 1951 – January 26, 2012) was an American actor best known for his portrayal of high school student Juan Epstein on the 1970s American sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter and as detective Manny Esposito on the 1980s American crime drama Cagney & Lacey.

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Robert Hegyes60 TaurusActor
Cynthia Wylie-
Lynn O'Hare-
Kyle Drummer-
Mary Kunes-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Cassondra Margaret MarieFemale31st October, 198731 years oldLynn O'Hare
Mackenzie Lorenzo CareyMale1st August, 199127 years oldLynn O'Hare


Hip, Edgy, Sexy, Cool2002Movie
Purpose2002Mexican Police OfficialMovie
Black Scorpion2001SpeedbumpTV Show
So Little Time2001Vice Principal ConnorTV Show
Bar Hopping2000Unseen Customer (as Bobby Hegyes)TV Movie
The Pandora Project1998Enrique GutierrezMovie
L.A. Heat1996Joe GoldfieldTV Show
Mr. Rhodes1996Juan EpsteinTV Show
NewsRadio1995AlTV Show
Cagney & Lacey: The Return1994EspositoTV Movie
Diagnosis Murder1993Mr. WolfTV Show
Bob Roberts1992Ernesto GalleanoMovie
Pee-wee's Big Adventure1985Biker #5 (uncredited)Movie
For Lovers Only1982Frankie SpoletoTV Movie
Underground Aces1981TicoMovie
Cagney & Lacey1981Manny EspositoTV Show
Lewis & Clark1981GeorgieTV Show
A Cry for Love1980Pizza CountermanTV Movie
Just Tell Me You Love Me1980RickyMovie
CHiPs1977Luther 'Sweets' CollierTV Show
The Love Boat1977DannyTV Show
Law and Order1976AngeloTV Movie
Mr. T and Tina1976Juan EpsteinTV Show
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour1976Winston BeaumontTV Show
Welcome Back, Kotter1975Juan EpsteinTV Show
Chico and the Man1974Hector ZoltanTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972Richie MartinoTV Show
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CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 10, 2013

Robert was great as Epstein. Sad to see him pass.

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