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Bonnie Franklin

Dead at 69

3/1/2013 10:09 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0301-bonnie-franklin-gettyBonnie Franklin -- who starred as Ann Romano on the classic TV show "One Day at a Time" -- died today due to complications from pancreatic cancer. She was 69. 

Franklin had announced she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in September 2012.

Franklin had a long career, but was best known for playing the mother to Valerie Bertinelli and Mackenzie Phillips on "One Day at a Time" from 1975-1984.

She was married to playwright Ronald Sossi from 1967 to 1970 and to film producer Marvin Minoff from 1980 until his death in November 2009. She had no children.

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SoManyIdiots    

R.I.P. Bonnie

599 days ago
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Wow ...    

So sad, what a great comedian. RIP!

599 days ago
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OooooNooo!    

Never cared for her but sorry to hear her passing so young.

599 days ago
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If sense were common everyone would have it.    

Condolences to her family. What a shame. I wonder if she did anything on Broadway, she would have been great there.

Rest in peace.

599 days ago
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Michelle    

wow, sorry to hear this. Isn't pancreatic cancer still damn near incurable?

599 days ago
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IceGypsy    

Grew up watching her....thanks for the great memories. RIP Bonnie

599 days ago
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Nun ja biz    

May she rest! So sad to hear this! Prayers to her family and loved ones.

599 days ago
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Fibb    

Another one bites the dust, Damn life's too short..

599 days ago
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Blonde Ambition    

Loved ODAAT back in the day.

So sad about what happened to Mackenzie ... & now this passing.

May Bonnie RIP.

599 days ago
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Lee    

You brought us so much joy, Bonnie. RIP!

599 days ago
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Ozzie X    

Geesh get better programmers and staff editors.

RIP Bonnie

599 days ago
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Elizabeth    

I used to watch her show One day at a time, I really enjoyed her performance as the mother..

The lady is thought about!

599 days ago
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LibbyLou    

Very sad. RIP, Bonnie.

599 days ago
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Pavlov    

I want the same headline when I die: "Dead at 69". Not referring to my age, though.

599 days ago
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get real    

I feel so bad for Her. What a Good Actress and person she seemed to be.She was so Young in todays world. RIP Bonnie.

599 days ago
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