Robert Hegyes (1951–2012)

Actor | Director | Executive

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Robert Hegyes was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, to an Hungarian-American father, Stephen, and an Italian-American mother, Marie Dominica (Cocozza). He is the eldest of their children. The others are: Mark Hegyes, MD - Billings, Montana, Ms. Stephanie Hegyes - Princeton, New Jersey, and Ms. Elizabeth Cocozza - Los Angeles, California. Robert ... See full bio »

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 2002 Purpose
Mexican Police Official
 2001 So Little Time (TV Series)
Vice Principal Connor
- The Breakfast Club (2001) ... Vice Principal Connor
- Dog Day Afternoon (2001) ... Vice Principal Connor
 2001 Black Scorpion (TV Series)
- Home Sweet Homeless (2001) ... Speedbump
 2000 Bar Hopping (TV Movie)
Unseen Customer (as Bobby Hegyes)
 1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Mr. Wolf
- Murder x 4 (1998) ... Mr. Wolf
 1998 The Pandora Project
Enrique Gutierrez
 1998 NewsRadio (TV Series)
- Who's the Boss: Part 2 (1998) ... Al
 1997 L.A. Heat (TV Series)
Joe Goldfield
- Rap Sheet (1997) ... Joe Goldfield
 1997 Mr. Rhodes (TV Series)
Juan Epstein
- The Welcome Back Show (1997) ... Juan Epstein
 1994 Cagney & Lacey: The Return (TV Movie)
 1992 Bob Roberts
Ernesto Galleano
 1990 Kill Crazy (Video)
Harry Durosa
 1986-1988 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Manny Esposito
- A Fair Shake: Part 2 (1988) ... Manny Esposito
- A Fair Shake: Part 1 (1988) ... Manny Esposito
- Yup (1988) ... Manny Esposito
- Amends (1988) ... Manny Esposito
- Button, Button (1988) ... Manny Esposito
 1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Biker #5 (uncredited)
 1983 CHiPs (TV Series)
Luther 'Sweets' Collier
- Fox Trap (1983) ... Luther 'Sweets' Collier
 1982 For Lovers Only (TV Movie)
Frankie Spoleto
 1981 Lewis & Clark (TV Series)
- The Uptight End (1981) ... Georgie
 1981 Underground Aces
 1980 A Cry for Love (TV Movie)
Pizza Counterman
 1975-1979 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series)
Juan Epstein
- The Bread Winners (1979) ... Juan Epstein
- I'm Okay, But You're Not (1979) ... Juan Epstein
- Oo-Oo, I Do: Part 1 (1979) ... Juan Epstein
- Oo-Oo, I Do: Part 2 (1979) ... Juan Epstein
- The Gang Show (1979) ... Juan Epstein
 1978 Chico and the Man (TV Series)
Hector Zoltan
- Raul Runs Away: Part 2 (1978) ... Hector Zoltan
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series)
Winston Beaumont
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... Winston Beaumont
 1976 Mr. T and Tina (TV Series)
Juan Epstein
- Pilot (1976) ... Juan Epstein
 1976 Law and Order (TV Movie)
 1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Richie Martino
- School of Fear (1975) ... Richie Martino (as Bob Hegyes)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Ames (1999) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bobby Hegyes | Bob Hegyes | Robert & Mary


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Speech, Theater, and Dance from Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) in Glassboro, New Jersey before moving to New York City to start his acting career. See more »



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