The ‘One Day At A Time’ actress died on March 1 at her home in LA after battling complications with pancreatic cancer — how sad!
Bonnie Franklin was an iconic TV actress. She starred on the CBS show One Day At A Time from 1975-1984. Her family announced that Bonnie had lost her battle to the terrible disease.
Bonnie Dies At Home Surrounded By Her Family
Bonnie was best known for playing Ann Romano, a divorced mom trying to raise two daughters in Indianapolis. Bonnie’s character was one of the first divorced women on TV and she broke misconceptions about being a single mom.
Bonnie also won a Tony nomination for her role in the Broadway musical Applause. She was also up for an Emmy in 1982 and twice for a Golden Globe for One Day At A Time.
Bonnie moved to Beverly Hills when she was 13 and went to Beverly Hills High School. She attended UCLA.
Bonnie married film producer Marvin Minoff in 1980 and they were married for 29 years before he died in 2009. Bonnie will be sincerely missed and she will always be remembered for her significant acting roles.
She leaves behind her mom Claire, and two step children: Jef Minoff and Julie Minoff.
It’s women like Bonnie who really break the mold and have helped pave the way for younger actresses. Bonnie will always be remembered as that happy mom on the CBS sitcom.
— Chloe Melas
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