We are very sad to learn about the passing of Art LaFleur. He was 78-years-old.
Known for his role as Babe Ruth in The Sandlot, Art LaFleur also took on many other iconic parts in his career. He was in the Santa Clause franchise the Tooth Fairy.
LaFleur died on Wednesday according to TMZ. He passed after a decade-long battle with Parkinson’s disease. His wife, Shelley, confirmed the sad news. He was surrounded by his children and wife at the time of his passing.
Art was also reportedly cracking jokes to try to make his family laugh in the time leading up to his death.
Art is most known for his role in 1993’s The Sandlot, but he was also in Field Of Dreams as first-baseman Chick Gandil.
After moving to Chicago in 1975, LeFleur got into acting. The business provided him with many opportunities to make memories on screen for millions of fans.
Art was 78 and had quite an amazing career during his life. RIP.
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