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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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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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
 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
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
 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
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Applause. Musical. Music by Charles Strouse. Lyrics by Lee Adams. Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Based on the film "All About Eve" and the original story by Mary Orr. Musical Director: Don Pippin. Vocal arrangements by Don Pippin. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Dance arrangements by Mel Marvin. Incidental music ... 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:

It's been pretty much 50-50 between the acting and the singing. The stuff I've done on stage has been so bloody exciting. The roles are just extraordinary. To play a person who is drunk, or angry, or English, or blind, to have that kind of stretch--when you're over 40, that's the exact time of the really great, meaty roles for women in theater. It's a wonderful opportunity to take advantage of ... See more »

Trivia:

She was a staunch liberal Democrat. See more »

Trademark:

Short red hair and blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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