Actress Dixie Carter died Saturday morning,cause of death was endometrial cancer . Carter lived in the Los Angeles area with husband actor Hal Holbrook .
“This has been a terrible blow to our family,” Holbrook said in a written statement. “We would appreciate everyone understanding that this is a private family tragedy.”
Dixie played Southerner Julia Sugarbaker for seven years on “Designing Women,” the CBS sitcom that ran from 1986 to 1993.
She was nominated for an Emmy in 2007 for her seven-episode guest stint on the ABC hit “Desperate Housewives.
Very sad news! I liked her as an actress.