Paul Reubens, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Paul Reubens

American actor, writer, film producer, game show host, and comedian

Date of Birth: 27-Aug-1952

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Profession: screenwriter, actor, writer, voice actor, film producer, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About Paul Reubens

  • Paul Reubens (; nĂ© Rubenfeld; born 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, Reubens 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. Thereafter, Reubens decided to take a sabbatical from Pee-wee.
  • In July 1991, Reubens was arrested for indecent exposure in an adult theater in Sarasota, Florida.
  • The arrest set off a chain reaction of national media attention that changed the general public's view of Reubens and Pee-wee.
  • The arrest postponed Reubens' involvement in major projects until 1999, when he appeared in several big-budget projects including Mystery Men and Blow, and Reubens started giving interviews as himself rather than as Pee-wee. Since 2006, Reubens has been making cameos and guest appearances in numerous projects, such as Reno 911!, 30 Rock, Dirt, Pushing Daisies, and The Blacklist.
  • Since the 1990s, he has worked on two possible Pee-wee films: one dark and adult, dubbed The Pee-wee Herman Story, the other a family-friendly epic adventure called Pee-wee's Playhouse: The Movie.
  • In 2010, Reubens starred on Broadway in The Pee-wee Herman Show. In 2016, Reubens helped write and starred in the Netflix original film Pee-wee's Big Holiday, reprising his role as Pee-wee Herman.

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