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Paul Reubens, Captain Rex of Star Tours, Passes Away at 70

Paul Reubens, Captain Rex of Star Tours, Passes Away at 70 pee-wee-herman-dj-rex

Paul Reubens, the legendary actor best known for portraying Pee-Wee Herman, passed away at 70 after a private battle with cancer.

The announcement was posted Monday morning on the official Pee-Wee Herman Facebook page.

Some Disney fans may not know Reubens portrayed Captain Rex (RX-24), the droid captain of the StarSpeeder 3000, on the original Star Tours attraction. Reubens also voiced the DJ Rex character in Oga’s Cantina in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Pee-Wee Herman photo by Alan Light

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