Bonnie Franklin dies at 69; mom on TV’s ‘One Day at a Time’
Bonnie Franklin was an accomplished stage performer before being tapped in the mid-1970s to portray Ann Romano, a divorced working mother with two teenage daughters, in Norman Lear’s groundbreaking and provocative sitcom.
By Rebecca Trounson
Los Angeles Times
March 2, 2013
Bonnie Franklin, the actress who created an indelible television character playing a divorced, working mother of two headstrong daughters on the long-running series “One Day at a Time,” died Friday at her Los Angeles home. She was 69.