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One Day at a Time
Full Name at Birth
Bonnie Gail Franklin
Santa Monica, California, USA
Actress, Director, Singer
Actor/Actress, Director, Soundtrack
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Bonnie Gail Franklin (January 6, 1944 – March 1, 2013) was an American actress, best known for her leading role in the television series One Day at a Time (1975–1984). She was nominated for Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe Awards.
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Bonnie Gail Franklin (January 6, 1944 - March 1, 2013) was an American actress, best known for her leading role in the television series One Day at a Time (1975-1984). She was nominated for Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe Awards.
Franklin was born in Santa Monica, California, the daughter of Claire (née Hersch) and Samuel Benjamin Franklin, an investment banker. Her parents were both Jewish immigrants, her father from Russia and her mother from Romania.
Her family moved to Beverly Hills when she was thirteen years old, and she graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1961. She attended Smith College, performing in an Amherst College production of Good News as a freshman. She moved back to California to attend UCLA.
On September 24, 2012, a family spokesman announced that Franklin had pancreatic cancer, and was undergoing treatment.
Franklin died on March 1, 2013 due to complications from pancreatic cancer
Cause of Death
Place of Death
Los Angeles, California, USA
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