Dixie Carter


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Birth Name: Dixie Carter
Born: 05/25/1939
Birth Place: McLemoresville, Tennessee, USA
Death Place: Houston, Texas, USA
Died: 04/10/2010

Dixie Virginia Carter was born on May 25, 1939 in McLemoresville, TN. As a young child, Carter aspired to be an opera singer; however, a botched tonsillectomy at age seven foiled that dream. In spite of the unfortunate incident, Carter sang, studied classical music, and learned to play the piano, trumpet and the harmonica before graduating with an English degree from Memphis State University. In 1960, she made her acting debut in a local production of "Carousel" and followed that up with several soprano lead performances on "The King and I," "Babes in Arms" and "Oklahoma!" She moved to New York in 1963 and landed a role in an off-Broadway production of William Shakespeare's "A Winter's Tale.... Continue Bio >>

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