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RIP Stephen Furst, Flounder in Animal House

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by OldDog52, Jun 17, 2017.


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  1. OldDog52

    OldDog52 Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 1, 2011
    Pacific Northwest
    I never actually learned to play very well
    Actor Stephen Furst of 'Animal House' Dies at 63

    Stephen Furst -- actor and filmmaker known for playing Flounder in 'Animal House' -- has died due to complications from diabetes ... TMZ has learned.

    Stephen's son Nathan tells us ... his father died at his home in Ventura County, CA early Friday morning surrounded by loving friends and family. He and his brother Griff said about their dad ... "He was a beloved husband, father and kind friend whose memory will always be a blessing."

    Furst battled with diabetes for years, and later became a spokesperson for the American Diabetes Association.

    Along with playing Kent 'Flounder' Dorfman in the 1978 comedy classic, he also had starring roles on "Babylon 5" and "St. Elsewhere." He directed a few episodes of 'Babylon 5' as well.

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  2. nutdog

    nutdog when I'm a good dog they sometimes throw me a bone Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2009
    in the dog house
    Okay, this guy is a real zero. That's true.
     
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  3. You guys didn't recognize him on Babylon 5?

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  4. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    " ... Flounder ..."
     
  5. neckdive

    neckdive

    Oct 11, 2013
    I suggest we all start drinking heavily.
     
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  6. RickyT

    RickyT

    May 29, 2015
    Dee Why
    "I can't believe I threw up in front of Dean Wormer"

    One of my all time favourite movies.
     
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  7. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru..........

    Apr 11, 2006
    He was great on B5.

    R.I.P. Vir.
     
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  8. DOH!
    I just spent most of the day doing nothing, I could have put on Babylon 5 :banghead:
     
  9. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru..........

    Apr 11, 2006


     
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  10. Kinda makes me want to honour him with a Toga party! Toga! Toga! Toga!
    Fishheadjoe
     
  11. TBH, I'd be thinking of Belushi at a Toga party:

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