If it hadn’t been for that wreck, Large Marge would have been 84 years old today!

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On this day in 1937, “Large Marge” was born! Today would have been her 84th birthday… if it hadn’t been for that WRECK!


The woman who played Large Marge, Alice Nunn, had a long career as a character actor. Starting in the late 1960s, she appeared in many TV shows and movies including Hazel, The Phyllis Diller Show, Petticoat Junction, The Love Boat, Mommie DearestHappy Days, Knight Rider, and LOTS MORE! She’s best known for playing Large Marge in my 1985 film, Pee-wee’s Big Adventure


Ms. Nunn died in 1988 in West Hollywood, California.