Delta Burke - Details


DELTA BURKE is best known for her portrayal as Suzanne Sugarbaker in the CBS series "Designing Women," which ran for five seasons and earned her two Emmy Award nominations for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. She recently starred in the film "Sordid Lives" with Bonnie Bedelia and the hit series "Popular." She plays the First Lady in the new NBC series "DAG."

Burke represented Florida in the Miss America Pageant and won a talent scholarship, which she used to attend a two-year study program at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Her first television role came only one month after her arrival in Los Angeles. She starred in two miniseries, "The Seekers" and "The Chisholms." She had the leading role in the series "Filthy Rich" and a starring role in HBO's first weekly series, "First and Ten."
Through her own production company, Perseverance, Inc., Burke produced and starred in the ABC television series "Delta." She was reunited with "Designing Women" creator Linda Bloodworth-Thomason when she starred in and produced "Women of the House." She also started a successful clothing line, Delta Burke Design.


  • 30th July 1956 - Birth