Actor Paul Reubens, famous for playing Pee-wee Herman has died.
According to a statement from his team, the actor passed away on Sunday night.
“Last night we said farewell to Paul Reubens, an iconic American actor, comedian, writer and producer whose beloved character Pee-wee Herman delighted generations of children and adults with his positivity, whimsy and belief in the importance of kindness,” the statement read on Facebook.
The statement then continued explaining Reubens’ battle with a private battle with cancer.
“Paul bravely and privately fought cancer for years with his trademark tenacity and wit. A gifted and prolific talent, he will forever live in the comedy pantheon and in our hearts as a treasured friend and man of remarkable character and generosity of spirit.”
Reubens was 70 years old.