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Dixie Carter, RIP Age 70

Dixie Cater, perhaps best know for her role in the TV Sitcom, “Designing Women” has died.

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Dixie Carter, who played an outspoken liberal on the sitcom “Designing Women” and received an Emmy nomination for a guest role on “Desperate Housewives,” has died, according to TV gossip show “Entertainment Tonight.” She was 70.

Details about the time, place and cause were not immediately known.

“This has been a terrible blow to our family,” actor Hal Holbrook, Carter’s husband since 1984, was quoted as telling “Entertainment Tonight.” “We would appreciate everyone understanding that this is a private family tragedy.”

I find interesting that she’s supposedly created with being this great ‘liberal’ voice in the role. I don’t seem to recall that being the central part of the role as so many liberal “news” people do. But…(Shrug)