Birth Name: Delta Ramona Leah Burke
Birth: July 30, 1956
Biography and Career:
Delta Burke was born on July 30, 1956. She is an American television and film actress.
Burke was born in Orlando, Florida on 30th July, 1956. She studied at Colonial High School and graduated in 1974. She won the Ms. Florida title in 1974. Afterwards she went to London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
She started her career in 1980 with The Chisholms. She starred in many other television series like Filthy Rich in 1982. She also acted in Designing Women in 1986 which got her a lot of popularity. She gained weight as she started to get famous with her show and was nominated for two awards in 1990 and 1991. At the end of the fifth season of the series she was fired because of her relationship
s with Carter and other cast members.
Burke then appeared in Delta in 1992 and in Women in the House in 1995 but these series dint go for long. She guest appeared in the television series Family Law and re-conciliated with Carter after a long time.
In the 1990s Burke gained a lot of weight which became problems for her and her career. She actually suffered from depression and eating disorders since the 1970s. She was one of the most parodied actresses due to weight. She has reduced weight recently due to her diabetes. She says she plans to reduce more weight so she stays healthy and can play a role in the television play Steel Magnolias.
She married Gerald McRaney in 1989 and has no kids. Her husband had elder kids from previous relationships. Burke owns a clothing company named Delta Burke Design.
Why do we like Delta Burke?
We like her because she is a nice actress.
Why is Delta Burke Famous?
She is famous for her role in Designing Women where she played the role of Suzanne Sugarbaker.