Pee-Wee Herman Actor Was from The Hudson Valley
I really hope we don't see Large Marge cruising down Route 9 now.
If you were a kid 1980s and early1990s then you most likely were a fan of Pee-Wee Herman. His checkered suit, red bowtie, innocent antics, and crazy gadgets made him a loveable character. I'm convinced that SpongeBob SquarePants was in some way a rip-off of Pee-Wee Herman. Whether you knew him from Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Big Top Pee-wee or Pee-wee's Playhouse the character earned himself a spot as a pop culture icon.
Fans of Pee-wee Herman received some sad news yesterday. We had say goodbye to Pee-wee. Paul Reubens who created and portrayed the iconic character passed away after privately battling a cancer diagnosis.
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Did you know that Paul Reubens was actually from Westchester County New York?
Ruebens was born Paul Rubenfeld in Peekskill, New York in 1952. His parents also reportedly owned a lamp store. He eventually would move to Oneonta.
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