Welcome Back, Kotter Actress Marcia Strassman Dies at 66

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 08: Actress Marcia Strassman attends the 6th annual 'What a Pair' concert at the Orpheum Theatre on June 8, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images) Photo: David Livingston/2008 Getty Images

Actress Marcia Strassman, best known as Julie Kotter on Welcome Back, Kotter, passed away at the age of 66 following a battle with breast cancer. Strassman was a TV mainstay throughout the '70s and '80s, appearing on shows including The Love Boat, Third Watch, M*A*S*H, and Magnum P.I., as well as playing Rick Moranis’s wife in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. "So sad that a sweet friend, kind person & wonderful actress Marcia Strassman lost her brave battle with cancer today,” tweeted her friend director Bob Weide.