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Also Known As: Died: February 3, 1996
Born: February 8, 1924 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Meadows' brother, attorney Edward Cotter, negotiated a clause in her contract which guaranteed Meadows residual payments should "The Honeymooners" ever be rebroadcast. She not only made a fortune from rebroadcasts, she was the only performer on the show to do so.

Virtually all published sources about Meadows' life say she was born in China where her parents were missionaries. At her death, her family revealed this was one of those "show biz fibs." In fact, Meadows was born in New York City.

"She had as much power as Gleason without matching his volume. She matched him in intensity. You knew darn well that both of them loved each other deeply and that everything would end up okay." --Art Carney (Ralph Norton on "The Honeymooners")

"I'm not the kind who would die for art. My aim is to make as much money as possible, to buy clothes and travel." --Audrey Meadows in 1955

"One thing people might not suspect is that my aunt had an incredible business mind." --Nephew Chris Cotter in PEOPLE, February 19, 1996

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