Dixie Carter Died – Cause of Death Not Released

dixie carter diesDixie Carter Died – Cause of Death Not Release

Best known as Julia Sugarbraker in her role on the sitcom Designing Women, Dixie Carter has passed away – she was 70 years old.

People close to Dixie Carter’s family have stated, “this has been a terrible blow to our family, and we would appreciate everyone’s understanding that this is a private family tragedy – thank you.”

Dixie Carter’s death announced by her publicist

Dixie Carter’s passing was announced by her publicist who stated that Dixie Carter passed away in the morning but gave no further details as to the circumstances surrounding her Dixie Carter’s death.

Dixie Carter bio excerpt from Wikipedia:

Dixie Virginia Carter (May 25, 1939 – April 10, 2010) was an American actress, having appeared in films, television and on stage. She was best-known for her long-running role in the sitcom Designing Women (1986-1993). She had been nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Desperate Housewives in 2007.

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According to the New York Times -cause of death:

“Dixie Carter, an accomplished actress who gave strong, opinionated Southern women a good name in the television series “Designing Women” in the 1980s and 1990s, and later enjoyed success as a cabaret singer, died on Saturday in a Houston hospital. She was 70 and lived in Beverly Hills, Calif. Her death was announced by her husband, the actor Hal Holbrook, who said that the cause was complications of endometrial cancer.

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