RIHANNA’S STATEMENT ON ART LAFLEUR’S DEATH

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RIHANNA'S STATEMENT ON ART LAFLEUR'S DEATH

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Art LaFleur, actor and Sports Illustrated’s Masters of the Game columnist, dies at 78 in Nashville following a battle with cancer. He was best known for his role as Worthington Fogg in the 1993 movie “Field of Dreams,” and a scene in the movie where he sings a song called “Fussing and Fumbling” which eventually made its way to Broadway. He was also the host of The Art LaFleur Show which aired on NewSportsRadio.com, NewSportsRadio.com before being licensed by BBC Radio 5.

LaFleur was born in Lafayette, LA and graduated from Louisiana State University before pursuing a successful acting career. Among his numerous credits, he played Nash Pearson on the television show “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” He received a Kennedy Center Honor for Excellence in Theater in 2006.

You can hear all of LaFleur’s performances here.

RIP.

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