‘Pee-wee’s Big Adventure’ Star Reveals 10 Secrets You Didn’t Know
As the film turns 30, actress EG Daily tells THR about her memories of playing Dottie, including describing first-time director Tim Burton as a “mad scientist who had a very clear vision.”
Thirty years later, a film about a bow tie-wearing guy’s search for his lost bike continues to capture viewers’ hearts.
As Pee-wee’s Big Adventure marks the 30th anniversary of its Aug. 9, 1985, release, actress EG Daily (Dottie) spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about her experience working with Paul Reubens (Pee-wee) and Tim Burton, who made his feature directorial debut with the comedy.
“He was like a mad scientist who had a very clear vision,” says Daily, who is also known for voicing Tommy Pickles on Rugrats and Buttercup on Powerpuff Girls as well as her 2013 run on NBC’s The Voice. She describes Burton as “very particular about what he wanted.”