Nostalgia Critic examines the movies that made Pee-Wee a household name with Paul Reubens’ passing.

By | September 6, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Paul Reubens, known for his iconic character Pee-Wee Herman, has passed away. Nostalgia Critic pays tribute to Reubens by revisiting the films that made Pee-Wee a household name. Fans are encouraged to check out the Pee-Wee Movies and share the post to honor the late actor.


Paul Reubens, best known for his iconic character Pee-wee Herman, has sadly passed away at the age of 70. The news of his death has left fans and the entertainment industry in mourning.

Born on August 27, 1952, in Peekskill, New York, Reubens had a passion for performing from a young age. He studied theater and improv at Boston University before moving to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.

Reubens created the character of Pee-wee Herman in the late 1970s, and it quickly became his most famous and beloved creation. With his signature high-pitched voice, quirky mannerisms, and childlike innocence, Pee-wee Herman charmed audiences across the globe. The character first gained widespread recognition through the stage show “The Pee-wee Herman Show” and later became a household name with the hit television series “Pee-wee’s Playhouse.”

In addition to his television success, Reubens also brought Pee-wee Herman to the big screen with films like “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” and “Big Top Pee-wee.” These movies showcased Reubens’ comedic genius and solidified Pee-wee Herman as a cultural phenomenon.

Beyond his work as Pee-wee Herman, Reubens had a diverse career in both film and television. He appeared in various projects, including “Batman Returns,” “Blow,” and “Gotham.” He also lent his voice to animated characters in films like “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Mystery Men.”

Paul Reubens will be remembered as a comedic genius who brought joy and laughter to millions. His legacy as Pee-wee Herman will forever hold a special place in the hearts of fans young and old. The entertainment industry has lost a true talent, and he will be deeply missed..