Delta Burke

Delta Burke

actress, producer, soundtrack

Delta Burke was born on Jul 30, 1956 in USA. Delta Burke's big-screen debut came with Zuma Beach directed by Lee H. Katzin in 1978. Delta Burke is known for Dolly Parton's Heartstrings directed by Timothy Busfield, Dolly Parton stars as Introduction and Sarah Shahi as Lucy Jane. Delta Burke has got 1 awards and 6 nominations so far. The most recent award Delta Burke achieved is Online Film & Television Association. The upcoming new tvshow Delta Burke plays is Dolly Parton's Heartstrings - Season 1 which will be released on Nov 22, 2019.

Delta Burke is best known for her portrayal as Suzanne Sugarbaker in CBS's Femmes d'affaires et dames de coeur (1986), which ran for seven seasons and for which she received two Emmy nominations for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. When a teenager she 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.She got her first television role within a month of her arrival in Los Angeles. She starred in the TV movie The Seekers (1979) and the series The Chisholms (1979). She had the leading role in Filthy Rich (1982) and a starring role in HBO's first weekly series 1st & Ten (1984).Through her own production company, Perseverance, Inc., Delta produced and starred in the ABC television series Delta (1992). She actually sang in the series and dyed her dark hair blonde for the role. She was reunited with Femmes d'affaires et dames de coeur (1986) creator Linda Bloodworth-Thomason when she starred in and produced Women of the House (1995), in which she reprised her role as Suzanne Sugarbaker.Much of Delta's time now is spent designing clothing and managing her New York company, Delta Burke Design, which is becoming very successful. She is married to actor Gerald McRaney. They live in New Orleans when not working or traveling.

  • Birthday

    Jul 30, 1956
  • Place of Birth

    Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Also known


Known For


1 wins & 6 nominations

Online Film & Television Association
Best Guest Actress in a Cable Series
Winner - OFTA Television Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows