Jacksonville, Florida: Grave of Large Marge

Alice Nunn had roles in dozens of films and TV shows, but she'll always be remembered as ghost trucker Large Marge in the 1985 film, "Pee Wee's Big Adventure."

Old City Cemetery

601 E. Union St., Jacksonville, FL
Old City Cemetery. Just east of downtown. I-95 exit 353B. Drive east on W. Union St., through the city, for one mile. Stay to the right when the road splits, then make a sharp left under the overpass, then quickly turn right onto E. Union St. You'll see the cemetery entrance on the left. Alice Nunn is buried not too far from the front gates, on the left, under a tree with Spanish Moss. A simple rectangular stone flush with the ground.
Daily 8AM-7PM Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Large Marge: Gravesite of Alice Nunn

Alice Nunn, the actress who played ghost trucker Large Marge in the 1985 film, "Pee Wee's Big Adventure," is buried at Jacksonville's Old City Cemetery.

[Philip V Dignan, 07/22/2021]

In the movie, Large Marge died on January 11, 1974, age 66 (it's on her tombstone in the film's truck stop). In real life, Alice Nunn died on July 1, 1988, age 60 -- and not in "the worst accident I ever seen."

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