Didn’t anyone tell her not to wear stripes?

Nov 10, 2003  •  Post A Comment

The two pals chowing down on Chinese backstage at the Marquis Theater in New York are Dixie Carter and Delta Burke, who is still in costume from her role as a down-on-her-luck actress who runs a sleazy hotel in the Broadway musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” The actresses appeared in two TV series together: the short-lived “Filthy Rich” in 1982 and the famously successful “Designing Women” from 1986 until Ms. Burke departed her role as Suzanne Sugarbaker after five seasons following her high-profile battle with the producers.