Skip to comments.Margot Kidder 'Superman' Star Dead at age 69
Posted on 05/14/2018 10:32:24 AM PDT by ethom
Margot Kidder, the actress who played Lois Lane in "Superman," died Sunday in Montana ... TMZ has learned.
Margot was at her home when she passed away, according to the spokesperson at Franzen-Davis Funeral Home in Livingston, MT. The cause of death is unknown at this point.
Bruce Becker, the Park County Attorney, tells TMZ ... an unknown person called police to report Margot was unconscious and not breathing. Police responded and found her dead. The death is now under investigation.
Margot starred opposite Christopher Reeve in 1978's "Superman," and also in the 3 sequels. She continued acting right up until this year, taking small roles in TV shows and movies -- but also had stage roles ... including "The Vagina Monologues" on Broadway. She reportedly had 2 more roles yet to be released.
Margot had a very public battle with bipolar disorder for years. During her struggle she was briefly homeless in 1996. Margot became an advocate for mental health after that incident.
She'd been married 3 times, although she'd been single since the '80s.
Margot is survived by a daughter.
(Excerpt) Read more at tmz.com ...
Very sad, met her briefly a few years back. Nice lady. It seems these mental issues and drugs claim so many.
Sad. RIP, Margot.
the ‘curse’ of Superman lives...
Carrie Fisher, Margot Kidder....
At least Carrie had a fun BBT appearance.
Curse? She was 69, for cryin’ out loud................
That’s a shame. RIP.
I may ne wrong...but I thought she was born-again after all she went through. RIP.
Sad... 69 is far too young. RIP, Margot.
But I sort of think a person has to be crazy to want to act.
Wasn’t she in Amityville Horror too?
God bless Margot who has finally been released from her personal demons.
Prayers for her daughter and family and friends who will mourn her.
Who’d have thunk Lex Luthor Gene Hackman would outlive both Clark Kent and Lois Lane? Gene is alive and well at 88.
She seemed decent enough.
I did think she was the weakest Lois Lane. Both of the TV Lois Lanes of the 50s era show were better. I was not crazy over the one in “Lois and Clark” tho she was certainly pretty.
The one in “Smallville” was OK. Probably would have liked her in person but they wrote her character as a little too brusque.
The life expectancy for a white American female is about 81 years, so there’s about a dozen years or more she got shorted on.
And those 69 years didn’t seem very happy.
She was an absolute tree squirrel.
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