There was an outpouring of grief Friday from friends of actress Bonnie Franklin, 69, who died earlier in the day of pancreatic cancer. "My heart is breaking," Franklin's One Day at a Time costar Valerie Bertinelli told People. "Bonnie has always been

Bonnie Franklin, the spunky, ginger-haired stage performer who became best remembered as the independent-minded divorcee with two teenage daughters on the long-running sitcom “One Day at a Time,” died March 1 at her home in Los Angeles. She was

Actress Bonnie Franklin passed away today of complications of pancreatic cancer at the age of 69. She was diagnosed with the disease last September. Franklin was best known for starring in the CBS sitcom One Day at a

The series was somewhat groundbreaking for its time; Franklin played divorced mother of two Ann Romano, struggling to raise her two daughters (played by Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli) on her own. During the course of the show's run, it

"Bonnie has always been one of the most important women in my life and was a second mother to me," her One Day at a Time daughter says.