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Dixie Whatley
OccupationTelevision personality
Years active1982-

Dixie Whatley is an American television personality, an early co-host of the syndicated gossip and entertainment round-up program Entertainment Tonight during 1981–1982.

After Mary Hart took over as co-anchor in 1982, Whatley continued as an ET correspondent for about four more years. She also co-hosted a movie review program, At the Movies, with Rex Reed. She has been a host, anchor, and correspondent for various other entertainment and movie review programs over the years.

Whatley is also a photographic artist and stone sculptor. Her mother and sister have also worked in the entertainment industry.

Prior to Entertainment Tonight, Whatley was a contestant on Break the Bank on April 22, 1976.


Preceded byMarjorie Wallace Co-host of Entertainment Tonight 1981–1982 Succeeded byMary Hart