Stephen Furst, Flounder in ‘Animal House,’ dies at 63

FILE - In this May 1986 file photo, actor Stephen Furst poses for a photo in Los Angeles. Furst’s family says the “Animal House” actor has died. Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit movie “Animal House,” has died of complications from diabetes, his family said Saturday, June 17, 2017. Furst was 63. Furst died Friday at his home in Moorpark, Calif.,, north of Los Angeles, said his son, Nathan Furst. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The family of Stephen Furst says the “Animal House” actor has died.

Nathan Furst said Saturday that his father died of complications from diabetes.

Stephen Furst was 63. He died Friday at his home in Moorpark, California, north of Los Angeles.

Furst played the character Kent “Flounder” Dorfman in the 1978 hit movie “Animal House.” Furst also appeared in a number of TV shows, including “St. Elsewhere” and “Babylon 5.”

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