Pert Kelton (Actress), born on October 14, 1907 in Great Falls, Montana, USA. Pert Kelton's age 110 years (at death) & Zodiac Sign Libra, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Pert Kelton?
Pert Kelton Bio
Pert Kelton Height
5 ft 7 in (168 cm/)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||5 ft 7 in|
|Height (in Centimeters)||168 cm|
|Height (in Meters)|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||58 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||128 lbs|
Pert Kelton Body Measurements
Pert Kelton's full body measurements are .
Pert Kelton FAQs
Why did they change Alice on The Honeymooners?
Kelton appeared in the original sketches, generally running about 10 to 20 minutes, shorter than the later one-season half-hour series episodes and 1960s hour-long musical versions. However, she abruptly was dropped from her role because of being blacklisted and she was replaced by Audrey Meadows.
Who was the original Alice Kramden?
Why did Audrey Meadows leave The Honeymooners?
Kelton lost her role because of fears around Communism. Kelton saw her name listed among other actors and entertainers in a book called “Red Channels: The Report of Communist Influence in Radio and Television.” It was released on June 22, 1950, and listed 151 people in the 251-page book.
How many actresses played Alice on The Honeymooners?
The characters of Alice and Trixie were played by three different actresses over the years. Alice was played by: Pert Kelton on the Dumont network’s Calvacade of Stars from 1951 to 1952. Gleason would invite Kelton to appear on a Honeymooner sketch done on his 1960’s CBS variety show.
Pert L. Kelton was an American vaudeville, movie, radio and television actress. She was the first actress who played Alice Kramden in The Honeymooners with Jackie Gleason and earlier, during the 1930s, was a prominent comedic supporting and leading actress in Hollywood films such as Bed of Roses and The Bowery. She performed in a dozen Broadway productions between 1925 and 1968. However, her career was interrupted in the 1950s as a result of blacklisting, leading to her departure from The Honeymooners. Pert L. Kelton was born in 1907 in Great Falls, Montana. Her mother, Sue Kelton, was a native of Canada; her father, Edward Kelton, a native of California. Both of her parents were traveling song-and-dance performers in vaudeville; and her aunt, Jane Kelton, was also a professional actress in the late 1800s and early 1900s . In fact, it was her Aunt Jane who is credited with giving Pert her unusual name.Read Full Biography Wikipedia