Movie Actor

Stephen Furst – Cause of Death, Age, Date, and Facts

The movie actor Stephen Furst passed away at age 62, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Stephen Furst and more!

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.

He married his wife Lorraine Wright in 1976. The two remained married up until his death due to diabetes complications in June 2017. 

He rapidly rose to fame for starring in Animal House alongside John Belushi. 

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
Death dateJune 16, 2017
Place of deathMoorpark, California, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Stephen Furst

I’ll make a diet cheesecake, but I’ll put it in a Sara Lee box. Or I’ll have a huge bowl of pasta, but it’s actually just a cup of pasta – the rest is vegetables. It makes me feel less deprived.

Stephen FurstHow did Stephen Furst die cause of death

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.

Stephen FurstHow did Stephen Furst die cause of death

When my parents died they both were 47, and they died of complications of different diseases; one being diabetes.

Stephen FurstHow did Stephen Furst die cause of death

Like most severely overweight people, I had to hit a rock-hard bottom before I’d take responsibility for the consequences of neglecting my own health.

Stephen FurstHow did Stephen Furst die cause of death

I tell people I’m on a diet. If somebody sees me with a muffin, they’ll think I’m off my diet. It’s like secret little police that I’ve made for myself.

Stephen FurstHow did Stephen Furst die cause of death