Matthew Faber death: Welcome to the Dollhouse star found dead aged 47

Cult actor Matthew Faber has been found dead aged 47, it has been reported.

According to TMZ, family members said they found Faber at his home in California on Saturday 28 March after he had not been heard from “in some days”.

Faber’s brother Mark is quoted as saying he asked the landlord of the building he lived in, in Van Nuys, to let him in to check on him.

The US actor was best-known for his role as Mark Wiener in the 1996 film Welcome to the Dollhouse, 

and its 2004 sequel, Palindromes.

He also appeared in 1994’s Natural Born Killers, which starred Woody Harrelson, and had a minor role as Harry in 2013 thriller The Devil You Know, starring Rosamund Pike and Jennifer Lawrence.

Faber’s cause of death has not been confirmed.

“A beautiful man. Incredibly talented. Wise beyond his years, quick-witted,” his brother said in a tribute.

“Abundantly aware. He could really pay attention more than most. He had such incredible focus and ability to sustain concentration — brilliant man, very aware, very smart.”