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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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Marilyn    

R.I.P Sure are alot of people getting that type of cancer.

510 days ago
32.

Sue from jersey    

I loved her what a classy lady. She was a part of us growing up you will be missed!!!

510 days ago
33.

R    

Very sad. RIP.

510 days ago
34.

DogsRule    

Very Sad! Rest In Peace Bonnie!

510 days ago
35.

LK    

R.I.P.

510 days ago
36.

Mrugowsky    

Pity. She seemed like a nice lady and One Day was a fun show.

510 days ago
37.

Kathy    

Not true.

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38.

Shaunie    

Oh crap.... Rest in peace

510 days ago
39.

Ray    

This is usually how cancer takes you one day at a time ;-(

510 days ago
40.

Parker    

Rest In Peace............thamks for the laughs!

510 days ago
41.

What I Think    

I'm sorry to hear it but I knew it wasn't going to be a long time before it happened. Pancreatic cancer is a death sentince.

510 days ago
42.

Carla628    

Wow! Bonnie Franklin R.I.P

510 days ago
43.

rhode    

So sad! I grew up with that show.

510 days ago
44.

Morticia Cowghoul    

Wow. Kind of surprised she was still alive. I never ever missed One Day at a Time when I was growing up and I always thought she was a good TV mom.
So sad for her family. RIP.

510 days ago
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John     

How ABSOLUTELY sHAMELESs that you put up a serious of supposed Photo graphs of this dead actress and all throughout those pictures you are putting up Hotel Ads and others and PICTURES OF HOOTERS right in the middle of it.. How shameless.. I know you can SURELY do better than that..

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