Burke then continued on to the University of Mississippi where Delta Burke was initiated into Pi Beta Phi sorority to which Delta Burke is quoted saying "anyone who is anyone was a Pi Phi at Ole Miss". "My mom had it it's my mother's fault. Before Designing Women Burke spent a year on Filthy Rich in 1982 playing the wily young widow Kathleen Beck.
In subsequent years Delta Burke returned to television with a string of short-lived sitcoms such as Delta (1992-1993) Women of the House (1995) and DAG (2000-2001). Delta Ramona Leah Burke (born July 30 1956) is an American television stage and film actress comedian producer and author.