Stephen Furst Death Cause and Date

Stephen Furst's Death

Born (Birthday) May 8, 1955

Death Date June 16, 2017

Age of Death 62 years

Cause of Death Diabetes

Profession Movie Actor

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. 

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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.

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I finally admitted that obesity and diabetes were part of a life-threatening legacy – and I had to deal with that reality or die.

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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.

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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.

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When I auditioned for ‘Animal House,’ I had only done some plays at a local dinner theater in Virginia.

Stephen Furst Death Cause and Date