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Actress Joyce Randolph, who played Trixie Norton on the iconic 1950s comedy television program ‘The Honeymooners, has died at 99-years-old.

She was the last surviving members of the lead characters, surpassing the late Jackie Gleason, Audrey Meadows and Art Carney.

The Huffington Post reports, “Joyce Randolph, a veteran stage and television actress whose role as the savvy Trixie Norton on “The Honeymooners” provided the perfect foil to her dimwitted TV husband, has died. She was 99.”

The story continued:

Randolph died of natural causes Saturday night at her home on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, her son Randolph Charles told The Associated Press Sunday. She was the last surviving main character of the beloved comedy from television’s golden age of the 1950s.

“The Honeymooners” was an affectionate look at Brooklyn tenement life, based in part on star Jackie Gleason’s childhood. Gleason played the blustering bus driver Ralph Kramden.

“Audrey Meadows was his wisecracking, strong-willed wife Alice, and Art Carney the cheerful sewer worker Ed Norton. Alice and Trixie often found themselves commiserating over their husbands’ various follies and mishaps, whether unknowingly marketing dogfood as a popular snack or trying in vain to resist a rent hike, or freezing in the winter as their heat is shut off,” HuffPo added.

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“The Honeymooners” was a major part of American pop culture during its era, a time when there were so few television shows and few channels to air them on.

Now the last major star of it has left us. We will always have the memories.

RIP to the great Joyce Randolph

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