Dixie Carter

Dixie Carter, the stage and television actress who played the tempestuous and fiercely dignified Julia Sugarbaker for seven seasons on television's "Designing Women," and carved out a late career as a nightclub singer, died April 10, 2010. She was 70.

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  • Born: May 25, 1939 in McLemoresville, Tennessee
  • Death: Apr 10, 2010 in Houston, Texas


Drama Desk Award
1979 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Fathers and Sons Nominee
Theatre World
1976 Theatre World Award Jesse and the Bandit Queen Winner