Pee-wee Herman and Elvira Pay Tribute to Jambi Actor John Paragon

Pee-wee Herman and Elvira Pay Tribute to Jambi Actor John Paragon
The recent news of John Paragon's death has saddened many fans, and the late actor's old friends and frequent collaborators Pee-wee Herman and Elvira are among those paying tribute. Paragon, who was perhaps best known as Jambi the Genie on Pee-wee's Playhouse, had met Paul "Pee-wee Herman" Reubens early into their careers as members of the comedy group The Groundlings. Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson was also a part of the group, and Paragon had often worked with her as well.

Taking to Facebook after Paragon's death, Paul Reubens posted an image from behind the scenes of Pee-wee's Playhouse of the actor in his Jambi makeup. The Pee-wee Herman actor also wrote a lengthy message remembering when he first met Paragon along with all the memories they would proceed to create together over the next several years. From the Facebook post:

"I met John Paragon, Jambi the genie on Pee-wee's Playhouse,
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