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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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Frosticles    

Neat lady but the show was a destructive force in popular culture. It celebrated mediocrity and failure, contributing to the downward slide of American culture. RIP. i guess she did what she had to do to make a living.

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Sherry     

R.I.P. TMZ you could of worded this better why use the word DEAD so cold (passed away) sounds better.

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Tracy Comito    

R.I.P. Bonnie Franklin,you will be missed!! TComito.

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