dixie carter hal holbrook zap2it 'Designing Women' star Dixie Carter dies at age 70Dixie Carter, best known for her long time role — southern belle Julia Sugarbaker — on TV’s “Designing Women” has passed away at the age of 70.

“This has been a terrible blow to our family,” her husband Hal Holbrook tells Entertainment Tonight. “We would appreciate everyone understanding that this is a private family tragedy. Thank you.”

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