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Paul Reubens

Paul Reubens

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    • August 27th, 1952
Paul Reubens (born Paul Rubenfeld; August 27, 1952) is an American actor, writer, film producer, game show host, and comedian, best known for his character Pee-wee Herman. Reubens joined the Los Angeles troupe The Groundlings in the 1970s and started his career as an improvisational comedian and stage actor. In 1982 he began appearing in a show about a character he had been developing for years. The show, called The Pee-wee Herman Show, ran for five sold-out months, and HBO produced a successful special about it. Pee-wee became an instant cult figure and, for the next decade, Reubens was completely committed to his character, doing all of his public appearances and interviews as Pee-wee. His feature film Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), directed by the then-unknown Tim Burton, was a financial and critical success and soon developed into a cult film. Its sequel, Big Top Pee-wee (1988), was less successful. Between 1986 and 1990, Reubens starred as Pee-wee in the CBS Saturday-morning children's program Pee-wee's Playhouse. Since 2006, Reubens has been making cameos and guest appearances in numerous projects. In 2010 he starred on Broadway in The Pee-wee Herman Show.

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Filmography

Acting (40 Credits)

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2018Mosaic as JC Schiffer
2016Pee-wee's Big Holiday as Pee-wee Herman
2015Accidental Love as Edwin
2014Lego DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered as Batmite (voice)
2014Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise as The Riddler / Sunbather (voice)
2013Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure as Screwy Squirrel
2013The Smurfs 2 as Jokey Smurf (voice)
2012Tron: Uprising as Pavel
2011The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway as Pee-Wee Herman
2011The Smurfs as Jokey Smurf (voice)
2009Life During Wartime as Andy
2007Reno 911! Miami as Sir Terrence
2006The Tripper as Frank Baker
2006Re-Animated as Golly Gopher (voice)
2004Teacher's Pet as Dennis (voice)
2001Blow as Derek Foreal
2000South of Heaven, West of Hell as Arvid Henry
1999Mystery Men as Spleen
1998Doctor Dolittle as Raccoon (voice)
1997Buddy as Professor Spatz
1997Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas as Fife (voice)
1996Matilda as FBI Agent
1996Dunston Checks In as Buck LaFarge
1993The Nightmare Before Christmas as Lock (voice)
1992Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Amilyn
1992Batman Returns as Penguin's Father
1988Big Top Pee-wee as Pee-wee Herman
1988Christmas at Pee-wee's Playhouse as Pee-Wee Herman
1987Star Tours as RX-24
1987Back to the Beach as Pee-Wee Herman
1986Flight of the Navigator as Max (voice)
1986Pee-wee's Playhouse as Pee-wee Herman
1985Pee-wee's Big Adventure as Pee-wee Herman
1984Meatballs Part II as Albert/Hara KrishnaWatch Free
1982Pandemonium as Johnson
1981The Pee-Wee Herman Show as Pee-wee Herman
1981Nice Dreams as Howie Hamburger
1980Cheech and Chong's Next Movie as Pee-wee Herman
1980Midnight Madness as Pinball City Proprietor
1980The Blues Brothers as Waiter

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