Photo Flashback: Remembering Bonnie Franklin

March 1
4:28 PM 2013

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Bonnie Franklin, the Tony, Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actress whose career spanned more than five decades, has passed away due to pancreatic cancer, her family has announced.

Franklin is best known for her work in the CBS comedy One Day at a Time, on which she appeared from 1975 to 1984, earning both Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.

The actress received a Tony nomination along with Outer Critic and Theatre World awards for her performance in Applause, which opened on Broadway in 1970. She appeared at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ, in "George M!" and in "A Thousand Clowns."

Franklin guest starred in The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Gidget, Charles in Charge, Hot in Cleveland and more.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Flashback: Remembering Bonnie Franklin
Valerie Bertinelli and Bonnie Franklin with Mackenzie Phillips Attending CBS AT 75, a three hour entertainment extravaganza commemorating CBS's 75th Anniversary, which will be broadcast live from the Hammerstein Ballroom at New York's Manhattan Center in New York City. November 2, 2003 © Walter McBride

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


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