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Welcome Back, Kotter actress Marcia Strassman dies

Actress Marcia Strassman, best known for playing Gabe Kaplan's wife in the '70s sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter, has died after a long fight with breast cancer, her sister, Julie, confirmed Sunday. She was 66. Strassman played a nurse in the first season of MASH before landing the Kotter role. She also co-starred with Rick Moranis in the 1989 Disney movie Honey I Shrunk the Kids and 1992 sequel Honey I Blew Up the Kid. Read more at Variety.