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Oct142011

Paul 'Pee-wee Herman' Reubens Receiving Visionary Award

Theo Wargo/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Actor Paul Reubens will receive the Visionary Award for his work as Pee-wee Herman over the past three decades at the SCREAM Awards 2011 on Saturday in Los Angeles.

The two-hour event will premiere on Spike TV on Tuesday at 9:00pm ET/PT, and it will be simulcast on VH1 and VH1 Classic.

Reubens has been entertaining audiences as Pee-wee Herman since 1978.  His Pee-wee's Playhouse television show earned 22 Emmy Awards. He appeared on the big screen in Pee-wee's Big Adventure in 1985 and then again in Big Top Pee-wee in 1988.  Reubens was even on Broadway recently in a live version of The Pee-wee Herman Show.

Prior SCREAM Visionary Award honorees include Johnny Depp, Harrison Ford, Keith Richards, George Lucas, Tim Burton and Quentin Tarantino, among others.

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