He was thrilled when Reubens would motion to take off the tour headset for a personal explanation.“It was like having Paul Reubens as your tour guide.
David Coulier was born on 21 September 1959m in St.
Claire Shores, Michigan, USA, of Canadian and German-Jewish ancestry.
Even in its early days, it was THE place to scout talent in L.
A., with pros like Lily Tomlin coming by to find performers for her TV specials.
When we see Paul Reubens, now 63, back in the suit and the bow tie, the shiny white shoes, his hair slicked back, we spend the first minute saying "Whaaa?
" and then all the rest wanting to join in, check out his toys, and see what else is going on at the playhouse.
He’s part clown, part little angel, and part snippy brat. “The Pee-wee Herman Show’’ was recorded for HBO and will air Saturday night at 10.
And while I have fond and funny memories of Pee-wee from the 1980s, I must say that seeing Paul Reubens don the outfit and the persona in 2011 is quite a different experience. But the aging of Pee-wee adds an unaccounted-for note of pathos to the performance, a weight that doesn’t jibe with Pee-wee’s origins as a spoof on goody-goody children’s TV. If the theatrical revival of Pee-wee had somehow incorporated the passage of time into the script, it might have mustered some poignancy or tragic camp.
“Paul was on a couch at a party where Richard Gere first courted Cindy Crawford.