US actor, who had been battling cancer for years, passed away on Sunday night, as confirmed by his team.
Iconic American actor Paul Reubens, best known for his portrayal of the beloved children’s film character Pee-wee Herman in the 1980s, passed away on Sunday night at the age of 70, after a long battle with cancer, according to his team. In a statement on Monday, a Facebook page for the Herman character bid farewell to the three-time Emmy nominee, praising his positivity, whimsy, and belief in the importance of kindness that delighted generations of children and adults alike. Reubens, a gifted and prolific talent, fought his illness with trademark tenacity and wit, leaving behind a lasting legacy in the comedy world and the hearts of fans who cherished his remarkable character and generosity of spirit. In a posthumous Instagram statement, Reubens apologized for not publicly sharing his struggle over the past six years, expressing immense love and gratitude for his friends, fans, and supporters who enjoyed the art he created for them.