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Stephen Furst – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Stephen Furst died at age 62, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding movie actor Stephen Furst's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actor who is widely known for having played Flounder in the classic comedic film National Lampoon’s Animal House and its spin-off series Delta House. He would later garner critical acclaim for his turn as Dr. Elliot Axelrod on the TV series St. Elsewhere from 1983-1988.

He worked as a pizza delivery man and would include his head shot inside the pizza boxes as a young actor. He was was cast in Animal House after a film producer saw one of these head shots.

He reprised his role of Flounder to deliver a line for the rock band Twisted Sister’s “I Wanna Rock” music video. He starred in the 1979 feel-good sports comedy-drama Take Down as Randy Jensen.

How did Stephen Furst die?

Stephen Furst's death was caused by diabetes.

On June 16, 2017, Furst died from complications related to diabetes at his home in Moorpark, California, at age 63.

Information about the death of Stephen Furst
Cause of deathDiabetes
Age of death62 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayMay 8, 1955
Death dateJune 16, 2017
Place of deathMoorpark, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"You can eat a lot more vegetables than you can cotton candy. Bring on the veggies. Stay away from the fluffy carbs."

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"When you left this one theater in Norfolk, the actors had to walk through the lobby to get out to the street. People would see you and say nice things, tell you that you were good. So, pretty soon I'm pretending to forget things backstage, going through the lobby a couple of times."

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"I'm one of the most insecure people in the world, always have been, and when you're a fat kid, you try to make the fat jokes before other people make them."

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"I remember I made $22 a week doing dinner theater in Norfolk, Virginia. Back then, in the '70s, that was pretty good for a teenager, for a part-time job."

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"The first thing I did on my diet was take the batteries out of the remote control and make myself get up and change the channel. That's probably the hardest exercise I did."

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