Actress Marcia Strassman of the hit ’70s TV show “Welcome Back, Kotter” has died at the age of 66.
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) October 27, 2014
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.
Actress Marcia Strassman dies at 66 – she was best known for 'Welcome Back, Kotter' and 'Honey, I Shrunk the Kids' http://t.co/mHzrhdUy24
— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) October 27, 2014
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.