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Actress Bonnie Franklin dies

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Posted at 2:56 PM, Mar 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-01 16:11:54-05
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Bonnie Franklin in “One Day at a Time” 1976 — (CBS)

By CNN Staff

(CNN) — Actress Bonnie Franklin, star of the long-running TV show “One Day at a Time,” has died Friday due to complications from pancreatic cancer. She was 69.

Her character, Ann Romano was “ground-breaking,” CBS said in a statement, because it “helped define and illuminate the role of single working mothers within the cultural landscape.”

The show, produced by Norman Lear, was on for nine seasons, from the mid-70s to mid-80s.

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