Bonnie Franklin Biography (1944-)

Full name, Bonnie Gail Franklin; born January 6, 1944, in Santa Monica, CA; daughter of Samuel Benjamin (an investment banker) and Claire (Hersch) Franklin; married Ron Sossi, March, 1967 (divorced, 1970); married Marvin Minoff (aproducer), August 31, 1980. Addresses: AGENT--Creative Artists Agency,1888 Century Park E., Suite 1400, Los Angeles, CA 90067. PUBLICIST--Lemack and Company Public Relations, 7060 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 320, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Birth Details
January 6, 1944
Santa Monica, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • STAGE DEBUT--Viola, Your Own Thing, Marines Memorial Theatre, San Francisco, CA, 1968.
  • OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT--Viola, Your Own Thing, Orpheum Theatre, 1968.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Ruby, Dames at Sea, Theatre De Lys, New York City, 1969.
  • Bonnie, Applause, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1970.
  • title role, Peter Pan, Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY, 1972.
  • Frankie, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Westside Arts Theatre,New York City, 1988.
  • Also appeared in "Applause" segment, Parade of Stars Playing the Palace,Palace Theatre, New York City, 1983; in Happy Birthday and Other Humiliations, New York City, 1987; Annie Get Your Gun, Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope,PA, 1988; in productions of A Thousand Clowns, George M, Carousel, and The Owl and the Pussycat, and in regional theatre in Massachusetts and Ohio, 1972-74.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
  • Betty, The Kettles in the Ozarks, Universal, 1956.
  • young girl, The Wrong Man, Warner Brothers, 1956.
  • young girl in dormitory, A Summer Place, Warner Brothers, 1959.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
  • Ann Romano, One Day at a Time, CBS, 1975-84.
  • Credits; EPISODIC
  • Guest host, Take Two, Cable News Network, 1988.
  • Also The Mary Tyler Moore Hour, CBS, 1979; The Comedy Zone, CBS, 1984; asJanie Carmichael, Gidget, ABC; Janice, The Munsters,CBS; Stacey Stubing Scoggsstaad, The Love Boat, ABC; and in Please Don't Eat the Daisies, NBC.
  • Credits; MOVIES
  • Bobbie Stone, The Law, NBC, 1974.
  • Shirley, A Guide for the Married Woman, ABC, 1978.
  • Gail Tobin, Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, ABC, 1979.
  • title role, Portrait of a Rebel: Margaret Sanger, CBS, 1980.
  • Alexandra, Your Place or Mine, CBS, 1983.
  • Sister Margaret, Sister Margaret and the Saturday Night Ladies, CBS, 1987.
  • Credits; SPECIALS
  • A child, A Christmas Carol, CBS, 1954.
  • CBS: On the Air, CBS, 1978.
  • Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Betty White, NBC, 1978.
  • Hanna-Barbera's All Star Comedy, CBS, 1978.
  • National Love, Sex, and Marriage Test, NBC, 1978.
  • The Bob Hope Christmas Special, NBC, 1979.
  • host, Musical Comedy Tonight, PBS, 1981.
  • Bob Hope's Women I Love--Beautiful But Funny, NBC, 1982.
  • Bonnie and the Franklins, CBS, 1982.
  • Parade of Stars, ABC, 1983.
  • Happy Birthday Hollywood, ABC, 1987.
  • Shalom Sesame, PBS, 1988.
  • Drug Free Kids: A Parent's Guide, PBS, 1988.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; ALL AS DIRECTOR EPISODIC
  • One Day at a Time, CBS, 1983 and 1984.
  • Karen's Song, Fox, 1987.
  • Also Charles in Charge, syndicated; The Munsters Today, syndicated.

User Contributions:

Susan McGee
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Aug 19, 2012 @ 12:12 pm
Does Bonnie Franklin ever remember attending school with me in Hermosa Beach?
SUSAN MEGILL
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Aug 19, 2012 @ 12:12 pm
Does Bonnie Franklin ever remember attending school with me in Hermosa Beach Calif.? If so she can reach me on facebook as SUSAN MEGILL MCGEE I currently live in Alabama. My family doesn't believe we were ever friends/classmates. Yes I am trying to prove a point thanks for your help.

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