Dixie Carter Biography, Life, Interesting Facts


Dixie Carter

Birthday :

May 25, 1939

Died On :

April 10, 2010

Also Known For :

TV Actress

Birth Place :

Mclemoresville, Tennessee, United States of America

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From 1986 to 1993 Dixie Carter starred as Julia Sugarbaker in an American sitcom called Designing Women.  She is also remembered for her outstanding role in a TV show titled Desperate Housewives. It was the first show that garnered an Emmy Award in 2007.


Carter possessed an intellectual and expressive trait. Her beautiful smile and cutest face elevated her confidence. She was content in trying out new things; she didn’t mind tackling tasks here and there. Dixie hated not to try out; she would instead do it and fail than giving it all up. Craving for anything that profited for her friends and family was her in-thing. Not only did she complete up her role with a funny character but also exuberance.


Early and Childhood Life

On 25th, May 1939 Dixie Virginia Carter was born in Tennessee, United States. Her mother, Virginia Hillsman Carter was a devoted mother to her three children. Her father, Halbert Leroy Carter served during WWII. At her tender age, she wanted to be a leading singer in Opera. As a result, she joined a musical school at part-time and later went to the University of Tennessee. Dixie’s acting career settled in 1963 during the “Winter's Tale” Broadway production.



In eight years Dixie Carter made regular appearances in TV shows including Different Strokes plus Life to Live. After the completion of Designing Women sitcom, Dixie opted to work as a producer. In two years, she had already produced The “Unworkout II” videos. Later she joined the writing industry where she published a myriad of books under her name.


Personal Life

Dixie Carter was married four times in her lifetime. Her first marriage was with Arthur Carter from 1967 to 1977. She was later married to George Hearn, and the duo parted ways after two years. Hal Holbrook married her in 1984 till her demise on April 10th, 2010. She had two daughters; Gina Carter and Mary Dixie Carter. Dixie Carter will forever be remembered as a proficient singer, producer, writer and actor.

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