Furst, Stephen 1955–

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FURST, Stephen 1955–

(Steve Furst)


Original name, Steven Feuerstein; born May 8, 1955, in Norfolk, VA; son of Nathan (a repair person and in sales) and Lillian (a teacher; maiden name, Gish) Feuerstein; married Lorraine Wright, June 13, 1976; children: Nathan (a composer), Griffith (an actor). Education: Virginia Commonwealth University, B.F.A.; master's degree, family counseling, 1993; trained for the stage with Richard Newdick.


Agent—Working Artists Agency, 13525 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. Manager—The Marshak/Zachary Company, 8840 Wilshire Blvd., First Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.


Actor, director, and writer. Appeared in commercials. Worked as a pizza delivery person and with vending machines.


Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors:

Named honorary sheriff, Chatsworth, CA, 1986; Directors Gold Award, Santa Clarita International Film Festival, 1999, for Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure.


Film Appearances:

Kent "Flounder" Dorfman, National Lampoon's Animal House (also known as Animal House), Universal, 1978.

Bear, Swim Team, 1979.

Merle, Scavenger Hunt, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1979.

Randy Jensen, Take Down, Buena Vista, 1979.

Fat gin player, American Raspberry (also known as Prime Time), 1980.

Harold, Midnight Madness, Buena Vista, 1980.

Getting Wasted, 1980.

Soft Explosion, 1980.

"Junior" Keller, The Unseen, Triune Films, 1981.

Charlie, Silent Rage, Columbia, 1982.

Hubert Downs, National Lampoon's Class Reunion (also known as Class Reunion), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1982.

Gonzer, Up the Creek, Orion, 1984.

Albert Ianuzzi, The Dream Team, Universal, 1989.

Uncle Bob Ryan, The Magic Kid (also known as Ninja Dragon and Tiger Kid), PM Home Video, 1994.

Uncle Bob Ryan, Magic Kid II, PM Home Video, 1994.

Hawkins, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Santa Monica Pictures, 1995.

Cops n Roberts, 1995.

Saving Grace (also known as Picture Perfect), 1996.

Derby Ferris, Little Bigfoot 2: The Journey Home, PM Entertainment, 1998.

Voices of Baby Huey and manager, Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure, Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 1998.

Assistant librarian, Everything's Jake, Blackjack Entertainment/Boz Productions, 1999.

Reverend Crane, Deadly Delusions, Matovich Productions, 1999.

Professor, Going Greek, 2000.

Man with mortgage problems, Echos of Enlightenment (also known as Echoes of Enlightenment), Myogaku, 2001.

Oscar (the security guard), Title to Murder, All Channel Films/Alpha Film Group, 2001.

The alum, Sorority Boys, Buena Vista, 2002.

Dr. Gaulforid, Searching for Haizmann, Centre Communications, 2003.

Hank, Living in Walter's World (short film), Clown Logic Films, 2003.

Howard Randall Cottrell, Autopsy Room Four (short film), Haven Films, 2003.

Mr. Nossee, Roomies (also known as Wild Roomies), American World Pictures, 2004.

Film Director:

Magic Kid II, PM Home Video, 1994.

Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure, Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 1998.

Frindle, Screamin' Mama Productions, 2000.

Stageghost (also known as Stage Ghost), All Channel Films/Alpha Film Group, 2000.

Title to Murder, All Channel Films/Alpha Film Group, 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Kent "Flounder" Dorfman, Delta House, ABC, 1979.

Dr. Elliot Axelrod, St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1983–88.

Father Gabriel "Gabe" Podmaninski, Have Faith, ABC, 1989.

Centauri ambassador Vir Cotto, Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1994–97, TNT, 1998.

Lewis, Misery Loves Company, Fox, 1995.

Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies, CBC and Showtime, 1995.

Voice of fan boy, Freakazoid! (animated; also known as Steven Spielberg Presents Freakazoid!), The WB, c. 1995–97.

Voice of Hathi, Jungle Cubs (animated; also known as Disney's Jungle Cubs), ABC, 1996.

Voice of Booster Sinclair Munchaper, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (animated), UPN, ABC, and syndicated, 2000–2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Bertrand, The Bastard (also known as The Kent Chronicles), Operation Prime Time, 1978.

Himself, E! 101 Most Awesome Moments in Entertainment, E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Joey and Redhawk, 1978.

Aldo, The Day After, ABC, 1983.

Steamboat, Off Sides (also known as Pigs vs. Freaks), NBC, 1984.

Leo Fletch, If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium, NBC, 1987.

Frank, Shake, Rattle, and Rock (also known as Rebel Highway), Showtime, 1994.

Jimmy, Back to Back (also known as Back to Back: American Yakuza 2), HBO, 1996.

Attache Vir Cotto, Babylon 5: Thirdspace (also known as Thirdspace and Thirdspace: A Babylon 5 Adventure), TNT, 1998.

(As Steve Furst) Doctor, Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (also known as Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2, and National Lampoon's Cousin Eddie's Christmas Vacation Lost), NBC, 2003.

Terry, Stratosphere (also known as Death Cloud), 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, "Kraft Salutes Disneyland's 25th Anniversary" (also known as "Disneyland 25th Anniversary Show"), Disney's Wonderful World, NBC, 1980.

Himself, The Making of "Up the Creek" (documentary), 1984.

Mole, Alf Loves a Mystery, NBC, 1987.

Stand–Up Comics Take a Stand!, syndicated, 1989.

Judge, National Lampoon's Comedy Playoffs, 1990.

Host, Payback, Fox, 1992.

Fox Fall Preview Party (also known as Fox Fall Preview Special), Fox, 1995.

Himself, Behind the Movies: Animal House, NBC, 2001.

Himself, Unseen + Untold: National Lampoon's Animal House (documentary), Spike TV, 2003.

Third Annual DVD Exclusive Awards, FX Channel, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Delivery person, Family, ABC, 1979.

Peter, "The Three Little Pigs," Faerie Tale Theater (also known as Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theater), Showtime, 1982.

"Sprained Dreams," Newhart, CBS, 1982.

Dirtball, "Fun House," CHiPs, NBC, 1983.

Wiley, "The Command Post," The Jeffersons, CBS, 1984.

"St. Louis: Win or Lose," Lottery!, ABC, 1984.

Dr. Kozby, "Renegade," MacGyver, ABC, 1989.

Alexander Tobin, "The Blues of the Birth," Night Court, NBC, 1990.

George, "No Free Lunch," Doctor, Doctor, CBS, 1990.

Sergeant Paulsen, "Trials and Tribulations," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990.

Lawrence Daskell III, "Kelly Green," Gabriel's Fire, ABC, 1991.

Leon Carp (Martin in movie), "The Second Greatest Story Ever Told: Parts 1 & 2," Dream On, HBO and Fox, 1991.

Chet "Poofie" McGuire, "Catch a Fallen Star," Nurses, NBC, 1992.

Kurt Schewe, Jack's Place, ABC, 1992.

Skyler, "With This Ball and Chain," Melrose Place, Fox, 1994.

Dr. Elliot Feldstein, "Christmas Truce," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995.

Vic Slovak, "35 Millimeter Murder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1995.

Voice of Sport, Road Rovers (animated), The WB, 1996.

Dr. Franklyn, "My Sacrificial Clam," Scrubs, NBC, 2002.

Mr. Washman (dental patient), "Ice Man," She Spies, syndicated, 2002.

Appeared as Marty Lendle, Davis Rules, ABC and CBS; and as Roger, Good Advice, CBS. Also appeared in Movin' On, NBC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Fats, The Revenge of the Gray Gang, NBC, 1981.

Stephen, National Lampoon's Two Reelers (also known as Two Reelers), NBC, 1981.

Gilbert Kovacs (a caddy), For Members Only, CBS, 1983.

Lawrence Fine, Howie and Rose, ABC, 1991.

Centauri ambassador Vir Cotto, Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1993.

Also appeared in the pilot Bizarre, ABC.

Television Director; Movies:

Dragon Storm, Sci–Fi Channel, 2004.

Stratosphere (also known as Death Cloud), 2005.

Television Director; Episodic:

"The Destruction of Falling Stars," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1997.

"The Illusion of Truth," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1997.

"The Corps Is Mother, The Corps Is Father," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), TNT, 1998.

"Each Night I Dream of Home," Crusade, TNT, 1999.

Radio Appearances:

Appeared in radio programs.

Stage Appearances:

Pseudelous, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (musical), Cavalier Theatre, Norfolk, VA, 1972.



Himself, The Yearbook: An "Animal House" Reunion, 1998.

Voice of Booster Sinclair Munchaper, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (animated), Buena Vista, 2000.

Voice of Dash, The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (animated), Buena Vista Home Video, 2000.

D4G (also known as D–4–G Diabetes for Guys: A Guy Flick), 2000.

Kent "Flounder" Dorfman, Where Are They Now?: A Delta Alumni Update, Universal, 2003.

Video Work:

Director and producer, D4G (also known as D–4–G Diabetes for Guys: A Guy Flick), 2000.

Video Games:

Voice of Booster Sinclair Munchaper, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Activision, 2000.

Music Videos:

Twisted Sister, "We're Not Gonna Take It," 1984.



(With Nick Stone) Magic Kid II, PM Home Video, 1994.

Video Scripts:

D4G (also known as D–4–G Diabetes for Guys: A Guy Flick), 2000.


Confessions of a Couch Potato, American Diabetes Association, 2002.



Babylon 5 Magazine, August, 1997, pp. 60–62.

People Weekly, June 5, 1989, p. 95; June 4, 2001, pp. 95–96.

Starlog, October, 1995.

Universe Today, winter, 1999, pp. 4–6.