Dixie Carter’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 25, 1939

Death Date

April 10, 2010

Age of Death

70 years

Cause of Death

Endometrial Cancer


TV Actress

The tv actress Dixie Carter died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American television actress best known for her role as Gloria Hodge, Orson’s manipulative mother, in the television drama Desperate Housewives from 2006 to 2007. She previously starred on the shows Designing Women and Family Law. 

She was married three times, first to Arthur L. Carter, then to George Hearn and finally to Hal Holbrook. She had two daughters and three stepchildren. 



“Certainly if we hope do enhance and extend whatever natural assets we were given, we must expect to make an effort, if not actually great labor.” (Dixie Carter)


“We don’t have the family organization the way we used to. My father lives with us because we have the room. The greatest of all opportunities for our children is a complete family unit.” (Dixie Carter)


“I have never met a happy atheist. I believe in separation of church and state, but I think we have gone so far over in the other direction of separating church and state.” (Dixie Carter)


“Learning can take place in the backyard if there is a human being there who cares about the child. Before learning computers, children should learn to read first. They should sit around the dinner table and hear what their parents have to say and think.” (Dixie Carter)


“You have to take a huge loss financially to do a play. You have to put aside the commercials and the speeches and the other things that put money on the table, and really save up to do it. And that’s what I’ve done here. But it’s worth it to me to be in a really good play.” (Dixie Carter)