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Paul Reubens (born Paul Rubenfeld; August 27, 1952)[1] is an American actor, writer, film producer, gemme shaw host, an comedian, best kent for his chairacter Pee-wee Herman. Reubens jyned the Los Angeles troupe The Groundlings in the 1970s an stairtit his career as an improvisational comedian an stage actor. In 1982, Reubens put up a shaw aboot a chairacter he haed been developin for years. The shaw wis cried The Pee-wee Herman Show an it ran for five sauld-oot months wi HBO producin a successfu special aboot it. Pee-wee acame an instant cult figur an for the next decade Reubens would be completely committit tae his chairacter, daein aw o his public appearances an interviews as Pee-wee. In 1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure, directit bi the then-unkent Tim Burton, wis a financial an creetical success, an suin developed intae a cult film. Big Top Pee-wee, 1988's sequel, wis less successfu nor its predecessor. Atween 1986 an 1990, Reubens starned as Pee-wee in the CBS Saturday-morning bairns' programme Pee-wee's Playhouse.

Paul Reubens
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Reubens in-chairacter for Accidental Love in Sooth Carolina, Januar 2008
Born Paul Rubenfeld
(1952-08-27) 27 August 1952 (age 67)
Peekskill, New York, U.S.
Thrift Actor, comedian, writer
Years active 1977–present
Relatives Milton Rubenfeld (faither)
Abby Rubenfeld (sister, b.1953)
Luke (brither, b.1958)


  1. "Paul Reubens Biography (1952-)". Retrieved October 30, 2014.