Joyce Randolph, star of ‘The Honeymooners,’ dead at 99

The “Honeymooners” star Joyce Randolph has died. She was 99.

Randolph’s son, Randolph Richard Charles, told TMZ that his mother passed away in her sleep Saturday at her New York City home.

Per the outlet, Randolph had been receiving hospice care at the time of her death and was unable to walk. She died peacefully in her sleep from the effects of old age.

Charles added that his mother will be cremated and requested that donations be made to the  Entertainment Community Fund in lieu of flowers.

Randolph was the last surviving cast member of the hit 1950s sitcom, which aired for 39 episodes and remained popular for years thanks to reruns and home videos.


Joyce Randolph
She was 99.
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The mother of one played Trixie Norton in the show alongside co-stars Jackie Gleason, Audrey Meadows and Art Carney.

Gleason died in 1987, while Meadows passed away nearly 10 years later in 1996. Carney later died in 2003.


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According to the Hollywood Reporter, Randolph got her start on the hit TV series after Gleason saw her in a chewing gum commercial and asked her to be on his variety show “Cavalcade of Stars.”


The Honeymooners cast
Randolph was the last surviving cast member of the hit TV series. Courtesy Everett Collection

While “The Honeymooners” only aired for 39 episodes, CBS announced a reboot of the popular sitcom with a female lead in 2022.

However, there have been no updates on the show since.

Randolph most recently made an appearance on the red carpet in 2017 for a musical spinoff of the series at the New Jersey Paper Mill Playhouse.