The comedy world is reeling from the stunning information that Paul Reubens — beloved by generations of followers as the person who created and starred as Pee-wee Herman in movies, tv sequence, stage performs, and comedy specials — has died after an extended however very personal battle with most cancers. Reubens was solely 70 years previous.
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Tributes to Reubens have already begun flooding social media. Longtime late evening discuss present host Conan O’Brien wrote that “no tweet can seize the magic, generosity, artistry, and religious silliness of Paul Reubens” and added that “his surreal comedy and unrelenting kindess had been a present to us all.” He closed with “Rattling, this hurts,” which just about sums it up.
Fellow late-night star Jimmy Kimmel wrote that Paul Reubens was “like nobody else – a superb and unique comic who made youngsters and their mother and father chuckle on the identical time … my household and I’ll miss him.”
Paul Feig, creator of Freaks and Geeks, and the director of Bridesmaids, Spy, and Ghostbusters referred to as the loss “devastating” and famous that Reubens was “so unique and hilarious. And such a candy man too. It is a big loss for comedy.”
Natasha Lyonne, who appeared on Pee-wee’s Playhouse when she was a younger baby actor, wrote “Thanks for my profession & your without end friendship all these years & for educating us what a real unique is.”
Reubens leaves behind an unlimited legacy and legions of followers effectively past the worlds of Hollywood and tv. Listed below are just a few different tributes:
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