Marcia Strassman Dies: Starred in ‘Welcome Back, Kotter,’ ‘Honey I Shrunk The Kids’

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Actress Marcia Strassman of the hit ’70s TV show “Welcome Back, Kotter” has died at the age of 66.

The Hollywood Reporter says she died Friday at her home in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles after a long struggle with breast cancer.

Strassman’s first major acting gig was playing nurse Margie Cutler on six episodes of M*A*S*H.

She then landed the  co-starring role of Julie Kotter on ABC’s Welcome Back, Kotter in 1975, playing the title character’s wife.

She later appeared on a number of other shows, including: The Love Boat, The Rockford Files, Tremors,Third Watch and Magnum, P.I.

Strassman co-starred in several films, most notably as Rick Moranis’ wife in the 1989 hit Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and its sequel.


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