The movie actor Stephen Furst died at the age of 62. Here is all you want to know, 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 married his wife Lorraine Wright in 1976. The two remained married up until his death due to diabetes complications in June 2017.
One of the key things I did to stay on my diet is I never allowed myself to get hungry. As soon as I got hungry, I’d eat healthy foods.
I finally admitted that obesity and diabetes were part of a life-threatening legacy – and I had to deal with that reality or die.
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.
I’ve become a representative of the American Diabetes Association, and then I just became national spokesman for the American Heart Association for a campaign called The Heart of Diabetes, which brings the awareness of cardio-vascular disease to diabetics.
When I auditioned for ‘Animal House,’ I had only done some plays at a local dinner theater in Virginia.