Joyce Randolph, best known for her iconic role as Trixie Norton in the classic sitcom “The Honeymooners,” has sadly passed away at the age of 99. Her son confirmed the news of her death in a statement provided to CBS News.
“The Honeymooners” was a beloved television series that aired during the 1950s, capturing the hearts of audiences with its hilarious and relatable comedic moments. The show followed the adventures of Ralph Kramden, portrayed by Jackie Gleason, and his wife Alice, played by Audrey Meadows.
Randolph played the role of Trixie, the wife of Ralph’s best friend Ed Norton, brilliantly portrayed by Art Carney. With her talent and charisma, she brought the character to life, making Trixie one of the show’s most beloved figures.
With Joyce Randolph’s passing, she is now the last surviving member of the original cast. Her contribution to the show and her memorable portrayal of Trixie will forever be cherished by fans of “The Honeymooners.”
Originally starting as a recurring sketch on Gleason’s live variety TV show, “The Honeymooners” soon became a standalone filmed production. Although only 39 episodes were created, the characters returned for Gleason’s variety show in the 1960s and continued to entertain audiences through syndication until 1970.
Outside of her acting career, Randolph was married to businessman Richard Lincoln Charles in 1955. Unfortunately, Charles passed away in 1997. She is survived by her loving son, who provided the statement regarding her passing.
The news of Joyce Randolph’s death resonates deeply with fans of “The Honeymooners” and lovers of classic television. Her talent, wit, and contributions to the entertainment industry will be remembered and celebrated for years to come.
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