Ron Palillo

Ron Palillo
1949 - 2012

Ron Palillo  American Actor


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Ron Palillo was in a relationship with Joe Gramm (1971 - 2012).


American Actor Ron Palillo was born Ronald Gabriel Paolillo on 2nd April, 1949 in Cheshire, Connecticut, USA and passed away on 14th Aug 2012 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA aged 63. He is most remembered for Welcome Back Kotter. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Ron Palillo was in 4 on-screen matchups, including Melinda Naud in The Love Boat (1977), Clea Lewis in Ellen (1994), Gina Hecht in The Love Boat (1977) and Irene Arranga in Welcome Back, Kotter (1975).

Ron Palillo is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American voice actors.


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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
Buried Saint Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
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

Ronald Gabriel Palillo (April 2, 1949 – August 14, 2012) was an American actor and teacher. He was best known for his role as the endearingly dim-witted character Arnold Horshack on the ABC sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979).

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The Guardians2010Professor WalkerMovie
It's a Dog Gone Tale: Destiny's Stand2010Randolph BainesMovie
The Curse of Micah Rood2008Micah RoodShort Film
Trees 2: The Root of All Evil2004Dougie StylesMovie
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003Ron PalilloMovie
Style Court2003JurorTV Show
Mr. Rhodes1996Arnold Dingfelder HorshackTV Show
Darkwing Duck1991Ordinary GuyTV Show
Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone1990TV Show
The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda1990Additional VoicesTV Show
Snake Eater1989TorchyMovie
Snake Eater II: The Drug Buster1989TorchyMovie
Superman1988TV Show
Little Clowns of Happytown1987Arnie and Ralphie's DadTV Show
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI1986Allen HawesMovie
Doin' Time1985PappionMovie
The Pound Puppies1985Scrounger (voice)TV Show
Surf II1984Deputy UnderwearMovie
Murder, She Wrote1984Norman Lester, Esq.TV Show
The Invisible Woman1983Spike MitchellTV Movie
Rubik, the Amazing Cube1983Rubik (voice)TV Show
The A-Team1983ZackTV Show
Matt Houston1982Charley ArbisTV Show
Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour1982Sgt. SquealyTV Show
No Soap, Radio1982PhilTV Show
Cagney & Lacey1981Mr. LarkinTV Show
Laverne & Shirley in the Army1981Sgt. SquealyTV Show
Skatetown, U.S.A.1979FrankeyMovie
$weepstake$1979HaroldTV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979KussmanTV Show
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978HevetTV Show
CHiPs1977NickTV Show
The Love Boat1977Al Breyer, Casper MartinTV Show
Alice1976MutnerTV Show
Mr. T and Tina1976Arnold HorshackTV Show
Welcome Back, Kotter1975Arnold HorshackTV Show
One Life to Live1968Gary Warren (1994)TV Show
Days of Our Lives1965Chip MorrisTV Show
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CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 10, 2013

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

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