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Pee-wee Herman Creator & Actor Paul Reubens Dies at 70 – A Look at His Legacy.

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Paul Reubens, the comedian famous for his role as Pee-wee Herman, has passed away after a private six-year battle with cancer. He died on Sunday, July 30. The statement released on social media said that Reubens was a talented and prolific performer who will always be remembered fondly by his fans and friends. After his passing, Reubens left a message apologizing for not being more open about his illness and thanking his fans for their love and support.

Reubens first created the character of Pee-wee Herman in the early 1980s, and the character went on to appear in a number of television shows and movies. One of his most famous works is the 1985 movie Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, which was directed by Tim Burton.

Paul Reubens, also known as Pee-wee Herman, created a children’s television series called Pee-wee’s Playhouse which aired on CBS from 1986 until 1991. The show was known for its bright colors, absurd humor, and memorable characters. Music was also an important part of the show, and featured contributions from many famous artists such as Little Richard, Todd Rundgren, and Grace Jones.

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Reubens passed away on July 30th after a six-year battle with cancer. Many artists, including Kid Cudi, Natasha Lyonne, and Questlove, shared tributes to him on social media.

It seems like Paul Reubens had a lot of fans and friends in the entertainment industry. K.D. Lang, who appeared in the Pee-wee Herman Christmas special, shared that he was a genius and gifted at curating humor with social commentary. Jack White, who worked with Reubens on a music video, said that he had great taste in music and was very funny in everyday life.

Tim Burton, who directed Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, shared that he was shocked and saddened and will never forget how Reubens helped him at the beginning of his career.

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