Dixie Carter dies at age 70

Apr 10, 2010 by Ian Evans

Dixie Carter and Hal Holbrook ©2008 DigitalHit.com

Dixie Carter, pictured here with husband Hal Holbrook at the 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards, has died at the age of 70. ©2008 DigitalHit.com

The truly classy actress Dixie Carter, who entertained us with performances on stage and TV, has died at the age of 70.

Carter, who married fellow actor Hal Holbrook in 1984, was best known for playing Julia Sugarbaker on Designing Women from 1986 to 1993. Other prominent credits include Family Law, Diff’rent Strokes, and a Emmy-nominated stint on Desperate Housewives in 2007.