Actress Bonnie Franklin Dead At 69 From Cancer

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Reuters
Actress Bonnie Franklin, who starred as the harried single mother of two teenage girls on the 1970s and '80s television comedy "One Day at a Time," died on Friday at age 69 due to complications from pancreatic cancer, the CBS network said.

Actress Bonnie Franklin

Actress Bonnie Franklin, who starred as the harried single mother of two teenage girls on the 1970s and '80s television comedy "One Day at a Time," died on Friday at age 69 due to complications from pancreatic cancer, the CBS network said.

Franklin, a petite redhead, was best known for her role as divorcee Ann Romano on the show, which debuted in December 1975 and ran for nine seasons on CBS. It co-starred Valerie Bertinelli and Mackenzie Phillips as her two head-strong daughters.