August 27, 1952
Jul 30, 2023 (age 70)
Comedy actor best known for playing the role of Pee-wee Herman in the 1985 film Pee-wee's Big Adventure and on the children's television show Pee-wee's Playhouse. He also appeared in such films as Mystery Men, Matilda and Blow.
As a child, he frequently visited the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circuses.
He was a guest star on such TV series as 30 Rock, Pushing Daisies and The Blacklist.
He was born to Judy and Milton Rubenfeld and raised with a younger brother and sister.
He competed with Gilbert Gottfried for a part on Saturday Night Live.
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Pee-wee's Big Holiday
Sarah Jessica Parker