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Margot Kidder (b. October 17, 1948 – d.May 13, 2018) was a Canadian-American actress best remembered for her portrayal of Lois Lane in Superman: The Movie and its sequels.

Pictured: Kidder as Lois Lane from Superman: The Movie

Professional History

Margot Kidder was a Canadian-American actress whose career spanned over fifty years. She appeared in several notable films and series, including Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx, Sisters, Black Christmas, The Great Waldo Pepper, and The Amityville Horror, but her most well-known role was her celebrated performance as Lois Lane alongside Christopher Reeve as Superman in Superman: The Movie. She reprised the role in Superman II, Superman III, and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace.

Kidder appeared on Smallville as Bridgette Crosby in 2004, and was interviewed for the documentary Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman in 2006. In the later years of her career, she became a very vocal political, environmental, and anti-war activist, and committed suicide in 2018.

Personal History

Margot Kidder's niece is actress Janet Kidder.

Work History

Acting Credits

Superman December 10, 1978 Lois Lane
Superman II December 4, 1980 Lois Lane
Superman III July 17, 1983 Lois Lane
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace July 24, 1987 Lois Lane
Smallville 2001-2011 Bridgette Crosby
     "Crusade" September 22, 2004 Bridgette Crosby
     "Transference" October 27, 2004 Bridgette Crosby
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman June 20, 2006 Herself

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