'The Honeymooners' star Joyce Randolph: Then and now

More than half a century after "The Honeymooners" premiered on CBS in 1955, just one member of the original quartet is still with us today: The lovely Joyce Randolph.

She's now 94 years old, but Randolph, a Detroit native, was a newcomer on the acting circuit when Jackie Gleason took notice of her. After spotting Randolph in a Clorets chewing gum commercial, he asked her to appear in a skit on his variety show, "Cavalcade of Stars." Not long later, he selected her to play Trixie Norton in "The Honeymooners."

Gleason died in 1987, marking the first loss of the show's famed quartet. Art Carney, who played Ed Norton, died in 2003, and Audrey Meadows, who played Alice Kramden, passed in 1996.

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Jackie Gleason stares in disbelief as beautiful actresses surround him at the Testimonial Dinner given in his honor at the Waldorf Astoria by the City of Hope National Medical Center. They are also celebrating his fortieth birthday. The actresses are: Polly Bergen; Jayne Meadows; Joyce Randolph, who plays his neighbor Trixie on The Honeymooners; Audrey Meadows, who plays Jackie's wife Alice, and Jayne Mansfield.
(Original Caption) New York: Jackie Gleason, otherwise known as that lovable busdriver, Ralph Kramden, gets together with his old Honeymooners sidekicks, Audrey Meadows (L), who played Alice, and Joyce Randolph, who played Ed Norton's wife, Trixie. Reunion took place in connection with discovery of never-before-seen Honeymooners episodes, which will be shown on Cable TV.
(Original Caption) New York: Jackie Gleason, otherwise known as that lovable busdriver, Ralph Kramden, gets together with his old Honeymooners sidekicks, Audrey Meadows (L), who played Alice, and Joyce Randolph, who played Ed Norton's wife, Trixie. Reunion took place in connection with discovery of never-before-seen Honeymooners episodes, which will be shown on Cable TV.
Jackie Gleason and Art Carney have conversation as Audrey Meadows and Joyce Randolph listen in a scene for the television series 'The Honeymooners', 1956. (Photo by Paramount/Getty Images)
Circa 1956, American actor Jackie Gleason (1916 - 1987) in his role as bus driver Ralph Kramden collects fares from his wife and friends, played by American actors Audrey Meadows, center, (1922 - 1996), Art Carney (1918 - 2003) and Joyce Randoph in a promotional portrait for the television program 'The Honeymooners'. (Photo by Paramount Television/Getty Images)
Joyce Randolph (The Honeymooners) at the TV Land fifth anniversary celebration in New York City. 04/25/2001. Photo: Evan Agostini/ImageDirect
NEW YORK - MAY 6: Actress Joyce Randolf, who played Trixie on "The Honeymooners" poses backstage at the MTV Networks Upfront 2003 presentation to advertisers at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden May 6, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 26: Actress Joyce Randolph at the Women's National Republican Club on W. 51st St. She played the role of Trixie on the legendary TV show, "The Honeymooners." (Photo by Chet Gordon/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
PARSIPPANY, NJ - OCTOBER 25: Joyce Randolph of "The Honeymooners" attends Day 2 of the Chiller Theatre Expo at Sheraton Parsippany Hotel on October 25, 2014 in Parsippany, New Jersey. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
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One unexpected tidbit about Randolph: She tied the knot just one day after "The Honeymooners" premiered on TV! Her husband was a prominent marketing executive, and their son would later follow in his dad's career footsteps.

"The Honeymooners" inspired a 2005 comedy film of the same name, and in 2016, there was chatter about a reboot headed to CBS. However, it appears the project has stalled.

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Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch and Mary Badham as Scout Finch in the 1962 film version of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. (Photo by ?? John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Gregory Peck standing next to Mary Badham in a scene from the film 'To Kill A Mockingbird', 1962. (Photo by Universal/Getty Images)
Actor Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch and Mary Badham as Jean Louise 'Scout' Finch in the film 'To Kill a Mockingbird', 1962. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
Actor Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch, Mary Badham as Jean Louise 'Scout' Finch and Phillip Alford as Jeremy 'Jem' Finch in a publicity still for the film 'To Kill a Mockingbird', 1962. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, UNITED STATES: APRIL 12: Best actor Gregory Peck with his Oscar statuette seated between his wife, Veronique Passani, and actress Mary Badham in movie 'To Kill A Mockingbird' at the 35th Oscar Ceremony at the Civic Center on April 12, 1963 in Santa Monica, United States. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Robert Redford looks on as Mary Badham and Kate Reid laugh in a scene from the Paramount Pictures movie 'This Property Is Condemned' , circa 1966. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Mary Badham holds a doll as she walks on train track in a scene from the Paramount Pictures movie 'This Property Is Condemned' , circa 1966. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 22: Actresses Mary Badham and Beth Grant arrives at the premiere of 'Our Very Own' at the Los Angeles Film Festival at the Director Guild of America on June 22, 2005 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
SARASOTA, FL - APRIL 05: Actors Mary Badham and Jason Ritter attend the World Cinema Celebration at the Sarasota Film Festival April 5, 2006 in Sarasota, Florida. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images for the Sarasota Film Festival)
SARASOTA, FL - APRIL 06: (L to R) Actors Mary Badham, Jason Ritter, Richard Jenik and Allison Janney attend the 'Luncheon Under The Banyans' during the Sarasota Film Festival at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens April 6, 2006 in Sarasota, Florida. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images for the Sarasota Film Festival)
Mary Badham during 2006 Twilight Zone Convention Featuring Mickey Rooney in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, United States. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
Mary Badham at the 2007 Twilight Zone Convention, Hilton Hasbrook Heights, Sunday August 5 2007 *** Local Caption ***
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 28: Actress Mary Badham attends the AMPAS and the United States Postal honoring of Gregory Peck with A First-Day-Of-Issue Dedication Ceremony at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on April 28, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
SARASOTA, FL - APRIL 07: Actresses Allison Janney and Mary Badham attend the 'Night Of 1000 Stars' during the Sarasota Film Festival at Michael's On East April 7, 2006 in Sarasota, Florida. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images for the Sarasota Film Festival)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 11: Actress Mary Badham attends The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Presents The 50th Anniversary Screening Of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on April 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Actress Mary Badham attends the AMPAS 50th Anniversary Screening Of 'To Kill A Mocking Bird' at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International on May 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Mack/Getty Images)
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