Actress Dixie Carter, best known for her role as Julia Sugarbaker on the TV show “Designing Women,” has died, her agent said Saturday. She was 70.
She was 70. Carter died from complications arising from cancer, her publicist, Steve Rohr, said Sunday.
Carter was drawn to roles portraying steely Southern women. One of her more recent roles included a guest appearance on the show “Desperate Housewives,” for which she was nominated for an Emmy in 2007.