LOS ANGELES — By the mid-1970s, Bonnie Franklin was a theater veteran who had earned a Tony nomination for her performance in the Broadway musical “Applause” when she was offered a different kind of role, one that was not then the usual fare on

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

LOS ANGELES — By the mid-1970s, Bonnie Franklin was a theater veteran who had earned a Tony nomination for her performance in the Broadway musical “Applause” when she was offered a different kind of role, one that was not then the usual fare on

LOS ANGELES — By the mid-1970s, Bonnie Franklin was a theater veteran who had earned a Tony nomination for her performance in the Broadway musical “Applause” when she was offered a different kind of role, one that was not then the usual fare on

"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.