Pee-wee Herman is a comic fictional character created and portrayed by American comedian Paul Reubens. He is best known for his two television series and film series during the s. The childlike Pee-wee Herman character developed as a stage act that . At the MTV Video Music Awards Reubens made his first appearance. Pee-wee Herman “came about from an extended improv at The Groundlings,” . Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video. And then I hopped up acting like nothing wrong, but it appeared like I was drunk, and I.