Dixie Carter in 1977
|Born||Dixie Virginia Carter
May 25, 1939
McLemoresville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Died||April 10, 2010 (aged 70)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
|Cause of death||Endometrial cancer|
|Resting place||McLemoresville, Tennessee|
|Residence||Beverly Hills, California
|Alma mater||University of Tennessee at Knoxville,
University of Memphis
|Known for||Julia Sugarbaker,
|Home town||McLemoresville, Tennessee|
|Height||5' 5" (1.65 m)|
|Spouse||Arthur L. Carter (m. 1967–1977) (divorced; 2 daughters)
George Hearn (m. 1977–1979) (divorced)
Hal Holbrook (m. 1984–2010) (her death)
Mary Dixie Carter
|Relatives||Melba Helen Heath|
Dixie Virginia Carter, (May 25, 1939, McLemoresville, Tennessee - April 10, 2010, Houston, Texas), was an American movie, television and stage actress. She was best known for playing Julia Sugarbaker in the television series Designing Women (1986-1993). She competed in Miss Tennessee pageants in 1959. Carter died due to complications from endometrial cancer.