Caption: Still of John Travolta, Robert Hegyes, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Ron Palillo and Marcia Strassman in Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
Actor, Director, Writer
Born: September 4, 1953
Star sign: Virgo
Height: 6' 3" (1.91 m)
Known for: Welcome Back, Kotter (1975), The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992), Cooley High (1975), Sublime (2007)
Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs was born in New York City. He is one of nine children born to Hilton and Clothilda Jacobs. Larry, as his family and friends call him, attended public schools in New York City, so he has first-hand knowledge of what it is like to be a student in a big-city high school like the one pictured on "Welcome Back, Kotter." After high...