Actress Margot Kidder, Who Played Lois Lane, Dies At 69

Actress Margot Kidder, Who Played Lois Lane, Dies At 69

Actress Margot Kidder, Who Played Lois Lane, Dies At 69

Actress Margot Kidder, who played Lois Lane in the original Superman movies, passed away this weekend.

Kidder became a US citizen in 2005 and lived in Montana until her death.

Chief Strategist for Barack Obama's presidential campaigns, David Axelrod, wrote, "Margot Kidder should be remembered as much for courageously, candidly discussing her battles with mental illness as for any screen role".

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Kidder starred in the Superman trilogy released between 1978-1983 as hotshot reporter Lane, who was also the love interest of Clark Kent - played by Christopher Reeve, who died in 2004. Margot Kidder claim to fame was the four Superman films in the 70s and 80s.

It is not known yet what Kidder - who once dated directors Brian De Palma and Steven Spielberg - died from, according to TMZ. The body of 52-year-old actress was found in her home. She slipped into a mental breakdown in 1996 after a computer virus made her lose her files which included a book she was writing.

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We here at CinemaBlend express our condolences to Margot Kidder's family and friends.

He touchingly added: "I totally would have dragged you up the hill". She later used her public profile to raise awareness about the condition and became an advocate for alternative medicine. "I'm saying this is the pattern of my life". I have no idea.

Kidder went to take dozens of other acting jobs, from recurring roles on TV's Boston Common in 1997to 2009's Halloween II.

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"Margot lived at the foot of the Canyon Mountain, right outside of Livingston". She campaigned for mental health-related issues and as an activist opposed the United States invasion of Iraq.

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