Dixie Carter (Performer) | Playbill

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

Roles (5)

Thoroughly Modern Millie Playbill - Opening Night Thoroughly Modern Millie
Opened April 18, 2002
  • as Mrs. Meers (Replacement)
    Feb 24, 2004 - Jun 06, 2004
Master Class Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1995 Master Class
Opened November 05, 1995
  • as Maria Callas (Replacement)
The 44th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 3, 1990 The 44th Annual Tony Awards - 1990
Opened June 03, 1990
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
Pal Joey Playbill - June 1976 Pal Joey
Opened June 27, 1976
  • as Melba Snyder (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Sextet
Opened March 03, 1974
  • as Ann (Original)


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

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