Skip to content
Catholic Online Logo

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

9/25/2012 (3 years ago)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Best known for her role as the irascible mom in TV's 'One Day At A Time'

The title of actress Bonnie Franklin's most popular role has taken on an unintended significance. Franklin, he played the irascible, but loving mom Ann Romano on the popular TV sitcom "One Day At a Time" has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

The title of actress Bonnie Franklin's most popular role has taken on an unintended significance. Franklin, he played the irascible, but loving mom Ann Romano on the popular TV sitcom 'One Day At a Time' has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

The title of actress Bonnie Franklin's most popular role has taken on an unintended significance. Franklin, he played the irascible, but loving mom Ann Romano on the popular TV sitcom "One Day At a Time" has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Highlights

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

9/25/2012 (3 years ago)

Published in Celebrity

Keywords: Bonnie Franklin, pancreatic cancer, One Day at a Time, TV, Young & the Restless


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Franklin played the no-nonsense divorced mother on "One Day At a Time" from 1975 to 1984, tending over her two teenaged daughters Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli. Sixty-eight-year-old Franklin has currently appeared in regional theater. 

The show followed the family of three as they tried to meet day-to-day struggles in their Indianapolis apartment. The family is befriended by the building's superintendent Schneider, who almost becomes a distaff father figure. 

Franklin recently played parts on TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland," in a reunion of sorts with Bertinelli and the TV soap "The Young & The Restless." Her most recent TV role dated back to 2000 in an episode of "Touched By An Angel," according to IMDB.

Franklin's second husband, producer Marvin Minoff, died in 2009.

Franklin previously earned a Theatre World Award and a Tony nomination for her work in the 1970 Broadway musical "Applause." She was nominated for an Emmy in 1982 for her performance on "One Day at a Time."

The brief statement from her family, circulated by CBS, said was being treated for pancreatic cancer and was "continuing her normal schedule during this time."

"She and her family remain extremely positive and thank everyone for their support and concern," the statement said, concluding with a request that her privacy be respected.

The one-year survival rate for all stages of pancreatic cancer combined is 20 percent and drops to 5 percent within five years, according to the American Cancer Society.

.

---


Pope Francis: end world hunger through 'Prayer and Action'


Copyright 2015 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for April 2016
Universal:
Small Farmers: That small farmers may receive a just reward for their precious labor.
Evangelization: African Christians: That Christians in Africa may give witness to love and faith in Jesus Christ amid political-religious conflicts.



Comments


More Celebrity

'All good things they say, never last:' Vatican remembers Prince Watch

Image of Vatican remembers Prince (individualism).

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

News of Prince's death swept the world in a firestorm, resulting in a sea of mourners and kind words from everyone - including the Vatican. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - According to the Catholic News Agency, the president of the Pontifical Council for Culture, ... continue reading


Was Shakespeare a secret Catholic? Watch

Image of Was William Shakespeare secretly Catholic during a period when Catholics were deeply persecuted (Wikipedia)?

By Ann Schneible (CNA/EWTN News)

April 23 marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the playwright, poet, and actor widely considered to be the most influential literary figure in the English language. Rome, Italy (CNA/EWTN News) - Yet, there's one mystery which continues to ... continue reading


Did the flu kill Prince? Watch

Image of The flamboyant pop star, Prince, has died at age 57, possibly due to complications from the flu.

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

News is breaking that the artist, Prince, has died in his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota. The singer recently cancelled two shows because of the flu. LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) - The music world has lost another legend. Prince, has been found dead in his ... continue reading


Catholic movie star, Mark Wahlberg reveals how important prayer and faith are in his life Watch

Image of

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Hollywood star, Mark Wahlberg reveals how powerful faith is to his life during a personal interview with Square Mile. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Devout Catholic and star of popular movies, such as 'The Departed,' 'Ted' and the recently released 'Daddy's Home,' ... continue reading


Kim Kardashian ridiculed by ambassador for praying Watch

Image of Though Kim Kardashian is no role model, she still has a right to pray.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Azerbaijan's ambassador to the United States attacked Kim for wandering into matters that are "a little too serious for a reality TV star." LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Kim Kardashian, who rose to fame after the release of a sex tape, took to Twitter earlier ... continue reading


The true reason Sean Penn met with El Chapo REVEALED Watch

Image of It is rumored that director Oliver Stone was behind the interview -and offered $6 million for El Chapo's life rights (Reuters).

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A recent documentary explains Sean Penn met El Chapo at the request of director Oliver Stone, who wanted to produce a movie following the drug lord's life story. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - According to Daily Mail, Sean Penn's meeting with drug kingpin El Chapo ... continue reading


O.J. Simpson murder weapon found - and you won't believe where it's been! Watch

Image of O.J. Simpson is presently incarcerated in a Nevada prison, serving a thirty-three years in prison, although he is eligible for parole in 2017.

By Marshall Connolly, Catholic Online (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The O.J. Simpson murder weapon has allegedly been found and investigators are secretly running tests on the knife for clues. The weapon was discovered buried on the former Simpson estate and was kept by a police officer as a souvenir. LOS ANGELES, CA (California ... continue reading


'All these other guys - God bless them': Star of 'God's Club' shares why he supports Donald Trump Watch

Image of Actor shares why he supports Donald Trump (Cannes).

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The youngest Baldwin brother opens up about his decision to support Donald Trump's presidential campaign. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Stephen Baldwin told The Church Boys that he chose to support Donald Trump's bid for the presidency because he feels the ... continue reading


'Welcome to the White People's Choice Awards': The big winners and losers from the 88th Academy Awards Watch

Image of

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Welcome to the "White People's Choice Awards," opened the host of the Oscars, Chris Rock.  LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) - Rock took no time at all in tackling Hollywood's lack of diversity, but it has been described as "smart, substantive, ... continue reading


'Vulgar' and 'suggestive': Archbishop calls for Madonna boycott Watch

Image of Madonna's skimpy attire and blasphemous attitude spur bishop's call for a boycott (JustJared).

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Archbishop Ramon Arguelles, of the Singapore Roman Catholic Church in Lipa City, called for Catholics to boycott Madonna's upcoming concert in the Philippines. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Madonna dropped by Catholic Philippino orphanages to surprise ... continue reading


All Celebrity News

Newsletters

Newsletter Sign Up icon

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers

Subscribe to Catholic OnlineYouTube Channel

the FEED
by Catholic Online

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Acts 15:1-2, 22-29
1 Then some men came down from Judaea and taught the brothers, 'Unless ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8
2 Then the earth will acknowledge your ways, and all nations your power ... Read More

Gospel, John 14:23-29
23 Jesus replied: Anyone who loves me will keep my word, and my Father ... Read More

Reading 2, Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23
10 In the spirit, he carried me to the top of a very high mountain, and ... Read More

Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day for May 1st, 2016 Image

St. Marculf
May 1: Marculf is also known as Marcoul. He was born at ... Read More