Gabe Kaplan

Gabe Kaplan is an eccentric comedian most famous for playing the titular role of Gabe Kotter on the hit 1970’s sitcom Welcome Back Kotter. Kaplan began his stand-up career in 1964 and has appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson five times. Since Kotter, Kaplan starred in the film Fast Break and in a touring one man show as Groucho Marx. He is currently a major contender in the World Series of Poker, to date earning over $1,000,000, and working on adapting Welcome Back Kotter for a new generation.