Joyce Randolph, the last surviving cast member of The Honeymooners, has died. She was 99.
Randolph passed away Saturday at her New York City of natural causes, Randolph’s son confirmed to TMZ Sunday.
On The Honeymooners, Randolph played Trixie Norton, the wife of Art Carney’s Ed Norton. The sitcom, which ran from 1955 to 1956 on CBS, followed the day-to-day life of two working class couples in New York City: Ralph Kramden (Jackie Gleason) and his wife Alice (Audrey Meadows), and Trixie and Ed. Randolph’s Trixie originated on The Jackie Gleason Show
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While it was only on for one season, The Honeymooners became a classic comedy and has been revisited throughout the years in spinoffs and reboots. In 2005, it was updated in a film adaptation starring Cedric the Entertainer, Gabrielle Union, Mike Epps and Regina Hall. In 2016, it was reported that CBS was developing a reboot helmed by The Muppets’ Bob Kushell. Then, in 2022, CBS announced it was developing a female-driven “reimagining” of the comedy series.
In addition to iconic CBS sitcom, Randolph appeared in The Ed Sullivan Show, The Plainclothesman, The Doctors and the Nurses, Hi Honey, I’m Home and more.