Quick Facts of Mary Dixie Carter

Mary Dixie Carter is a brilliant author of the Book The Photographer. Moreover, a professional actor and a Journalist. She has transitioned from acting to being the author.

Therefore, making her breakthrough with her 1st ever novel tense thriller, The Photographer. Don’t forget to read this book and this article!

Who is Mary Dixie Carter?

As mentioned above, Mary is a professional actor, journalist, and amazing author. Dixie gets recognized for her roles in Funny Valentine, Designing Women, and Crosswalk. Above all, she is the daughter of renowned  American actress Late Dixie Carter.

Mary Dixie with her mother
Mary Dixie with her mother.Image source:broadwayworld.com

Her mother, Dixie Carter, was best known for Julia Sugarbaker on the comedy Designing Women and Randi King on the drama series Family Law. Consequently, In 2007, she received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.

Is Mary Dixie Married? Does she have children?

Mary Dixie is married to Stephen Robert Kempf, the son of Nancy and Donald G. Kempf Jr. of New York, on June 21, 2003. The wedding was officiated by M. Gregory Richards, an Episcopal priest, at Christ Church Methodist. Their paths crossed while studying at Harvard, where they both graduated.

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Mary Dixie's children
Mary Dixie’s children.Image source: Instagram

Mary was 32, and Stephen was 33 years old when they tied the knot. He is the CEO of Evanston, Illinois-based Giant Screen Films, specializing in creating and distributing Imax and other large-format films, including Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey.

The couples are blessed with two children. They have an 11-year-old daughter—similarly, an 8-year-old son.

Mary’s age, height, and education

Mary, born in 1971, is a daughter of an actress Dixie Carter of Los Angeles, and Arthur Carter of New York, a publisher and owner of The New York Observer. She has four siblings. As a result of her father’s first marriage, she has three older half-siblings: Jon, Wendy, and Ellen.

However, She and her sister Ginna are her father’s second marriage to Dixie Carter. Her mother, Dixie Carter, passed away on April 10th, 2010, in Houston, Texas. According to Carter’s husband, actor Hal Holbrook, she died due to complications from endometrial cancer, which she was diagnosed with back in 2010. She was buried at McLemoresville, TN.

Mary Dixie with her stepfather
Mary Dixie with her stepfather, late Hal Holbrook.Image source:@marydixiecarter

Furthermore, She went to Harvard University. In addition to her undergraduate degree in English Literature from Harvard College, Mary Dixie has a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from The New School. She is 49 years old, stands 1.65 m tall, and weighs 56 kg.

Mary’s Carrer and Networth

A 50-year-old Author began her acting career from 1986 till 2005. Her first movie was  A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester Secretary, released in 1995. However, it seems like she wasn’t much into movies; rather, she has had been interested in writing.

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Mary Dixie
Mary Dixie in a bookstore.Image source: Instagram

In addition, she wrote for Time magazine, The Economist, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Chicago Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and several other publications. Mary used to work as an advertising sales agent and publishing director for her father’s newspaper.

Moving on to her Networth

Well, Mary’s Net Worth isn’t revealed. However, we can predict it could be around $1 million. She has probably amassed this amount through her movies as well as her 1st ever published novel. She and her family often visited places, as seen through her Instagram posts. Mary is very active in social media like Instagram and Twitter.

Family enjoying at Badlands National Park.Image source: Instagram

On the other hand, as the CEO of Evanston, Illinois-based Giant Screen Films, her husband Stephen earns a huge amount of money. The family of four happily lives in Brooklyn.

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