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Joyce Randolph

Born and nurtured in Detroit, Michigan, gained notoriety for her portrayal of Trixie Norton. She attended Wayne University Workshop to begin her acting career before moving on to work in Saks Fifth Avenue retail sales. She had tried out for the touring company Stage Door and performed for the remainder of the trip.

In 1943, she moved to New York City and pursued acting, taking roles on Broadway and landing various television roles. In 1951, she was seen in a Clorets commercial by Jackie Gleason and asked to appear in a skit on Cavalcade of Stars. Soon after, she was cast as Trixie in The Honeymooners.

Randolph initially portrayed Trixie in skits on The Jackie Gleason Show and The Honeymooners, which included Jackie Gleason as Ralph Kramden, Art Carney as Ed Norton, Audrey Meadows as Alice Kramden, and Randolph as Thelma “Trixie” Norton. However, she did not portray Trixie Norton in Honeymooners' revivals due to personal and geographic reasons.

On Broadway, Randolph appeared in Ladies Night in a Turkish Bath (1950). After becoming identified with the Norton character, she seldom found other parts and directors would say they couldn't use her. She performed in summer stock musicals, made commercials, and had a few guest appearances on television shows, including her reprisal of Trixie Norton in the 1991 episode “Fur Flies” in Hi Honey, I'm Home!

Joyce Randolph Age

At her time of passing, she was 99 years old as of 2024.

Joyce Randolph Nationality

American

Joyce Randolph Husband & Children

Randolph married Richard Lincoln Charles in 1955, a wealthy marketing executive, shortly after The Honeymooners premiered. Richard passed away in 1997, and their son, Randolph Richard Charles, is a marketing executive.

Joyce Randolph Cause of death

, the last surviving cast member of The Honeymooners, passed away in her sleep on January 13, 2024, in New York City, suffering from the effects of old age.

Joyce Randolph's Net Worth

Actress Joyce Randolph had a net worth of $4 million.

Joyce Randolph Career

In the early 1940s, actress and model, Randolph, began her acting career in Detroit. She worked in retail sales before auditioning for a touring company Stage Door. Randolph moved to New York City in 1943 and pursued acting, taking roles on Broadway and landing various television roles.

In 1951, she was seen in a Clorets commercial by Jackie Gleason and was asked to appear in a skit on Cavalcade of Stars. She was cast as Trixie in The Honeymooners, which was referred to as the “Garbo of Detroit.” Randolph initially portrayed Trixie in skits on The Jackie Gleason Show and The Honeymooners but did not portray Trixie in Honeymooners revivals due to personal and geographic reasons. She had a hectic workload for filming the show, with all 39 episodes shot within a calendar year.

Randolph also appeared in Ladies Night in a Turkish Bath on Broadway but rarely found other parts after becoming associated with the Norton character. She performed in summer stock musicals, made commercials, and had guest appearances on television shows.

 

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