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Bonnie Franklin (1944–2013)


Bonnie Franklin, of the freckled, fair-skinned, hazel-eyed, rosy-cheeked, carrot-haired variety, could light up a room with her buoyant, folksy personality, but she could be quite serious in a take-charge manner when it came to purposeful acting work. It took Norman Lear and a highly popular TV sitcom to finally make the 31-year-old performer a ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2011 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Agnieszka
- Bad Bromance (2011) ... Agnieszka
 1996 Almost Perfect (TV Series)
Mary Ryan
- Moving In: Part 2 (1996) ... Mary Ryan
- Moving In: Part 1 (1996) ... Mary Ryan
 1992 Hearts Are Wild (TV Series)
Gloria McKenzie
- The Catch (1992) ... Gloria McKenzie
 1987 Sister Margaret and the Saturday Night Ladies (TV Movie)
Sister Margaret
 1983 Your Place... or Mine (TV Movie)
Alexandra
 1979 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (TV Movie)
Gail
 1978 A Guide for the Married Woman (TV Movie)
Shirley
 1978 All-Star Comedy Ice Revue (TV Movie)
 1977 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Stacy Skogstad, Captain's Ex-Wife
- The Captain and the Lady/One If by Land/Centerfold (1977) ... Stacy Skogstad, Captain's Ex-Wife
 1975 Bronk (TV Series)
- The Pickoff (1975)
 1974 The Law (TV Movie)
Bobbie Stone
 1966 The Munsters (TV Series)
Janice
- Herman's Sorority Caper (1966) ... Janice
 1965-1966 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (TV Series)
Dorie
- Big Man on Campus (1966) ... Dorie
- Very, Very Huckleberry (1965) ... Dorie
 1965 Invisible Diplomats (Short)
Trudy
 1965 Gidget (TV Series)
Jean / Janie
- Too Many Cooks (1965) ... Jean
- Chivalry Isn't Dead (1965) ... Janie
 1965 Hazel (TV Series)
Girl dreamer open house looker
- Hazel Sits It Out (1965) ... Girl dreamer open house looker (uncredited)
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Peggy Durrance
- The Gazebo in the Maze Affair (1965) ... Peggy Durrance
 1965 Karen (TV Series)
Charlotte Burns
- Holiday in Ski Valley (1965) ... Charlotte Burns
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Deborah
- Prudence Crandall (1965) ... Deborah
 1965 You're the Judge (Short)
Sally
 1959 A Summer Place
Girl in Dormitory (uncredited)
 1957 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1956 The Wrong Man
Young Girl (uncredited)
 1956 The Kettles in the Ozarks
Betty (uncredited)
 1954 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
Susan Cratchit
- A Christmas Carol (1954) ... Susan Cratchit
 1954 The Donald O'Connor Show (TV Series)
- Sunday World (1954)
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Other Works:

She acted in Judith Viorst's play, "Love and Shrimp," in a Classic Contemporary American Play Production at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles, California with Mariette Hartley and Teri Ralston in the cast. Shelly Markham performed music. Marilyn Shapiro was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

[as to whether she knew that One Day at a Time (1975) was going to be a hit or not]: As soon as we went on the air we started receiving a lot of letters. The letters were saying, 'This is my life. This is what I'm going through. This is what my mother is like.' And so we pretty quickly got the idea that we were touching something. See more »

Trivia:

She attended Beverly Hills High School, whose famous alumni included Michael Lembeck, Angelina Jolie, Michael Klesic, Nicolas Cage, Corbin Bernsen, Lenny Kravitz, David Schwimmer, Jonathan Silverman and Richard Dreyfuss. See more »

Trademark:

Short red hair and blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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