Photo Coverage: Remembering Sheila MacRae

Sheila MacRae, film, TV and Broadway actress known for her portrayal of 'Alice Kramden' on the TV series THE HONEYMOONERS, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014. She was 92. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the famed stage and screen actress.

Among her TV credits outside The Honeymooners are appearances on I Love Lucy, General Hospital, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., The Jackie Gleason Show, The Love Boat, and, more recently, Parenthood and Murder, She Wrote.

MacRae appeared on Broadway in 1965's revival of Guys and Dolls, followed by Absurd Person Singular in 1974. She married actor Gordon MacRae in 1941, and they appeared together onstage in Guys and Dolls. The couple divorced in 1967.

On the big screen, MacRae played a role in Caged in 1950, as well as Bikini Beach and How to Stuff a Wild Bikini. She produced the film The Perils of P.K. in 1986.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Coverage: Remembering Sheila MacRae
Shelia MacRae at the Opening Night Performance of A CATERED AFFAIR at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City April 17, 2008

Photo Coverage: Remembering Sheila MacRae
Shelia MacRae at the Opening Night Performance of A CATERED AFFAIR at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City

Photo Coverage: Remembering Sheila MacRae
Shelia MacRae at the Opening Night Performance of A CATERED AFFAIR at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City April 17, 2008

Photo Coverage: Remembering Sheila MacRae
Heather Mac Rae & Shelia MacRae at the Opening Night Performance After Party for A CATERED AFFAIR at Hilton Hotel in New York City April 17, 2008

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.