In Memoriam

Those who have passed.

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

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

Stephen Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit movie “Animal House,” has died of complications from diabetes, his family said Saturday. Furst was 63. Furst died Friday at his home in Moorpark, California, north of Los Angeles, said his son, Nathan Furst. Stephen Furst has starred in many motion pictures and television […]

Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73

Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73

Jonathan Demme, an Oscar-winning filmmaker, has passed away at the age of 73. Demme’s publicist Leslee Dart confirmed that the director had died of complications from esophageal cancer of which Demme revealed in 2015 that he had been battling. “Sadly, I can confirm that Jonathan passed away early this morning in his Manhattan apartment, surrounded […]

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