LOS ANGELES – actress Margot Kidder, who is best known for playing Lois Lane in “Superman” movies in the 1970s and 1980s, died at the age of 69, a funeral home in Montana said on Monday.
The Franzen-Davis funeral home in Livingston, Montana, said on Sunday that Kidder died at home in the city on Sunday. The cause of death was not given and her manager did not return the request for a reminder.
Margot kidder acting career
Canadian-born Kidder has visible in over 70 films or in different TV shows, which including “The Great Waldo Pepper,” “The Amityville Horror,” and “Stine’s The Haunting Hour” in the year of 2014 for her Emmy Award.
Kidder began her acting career at the age of twenty, and fired at the international glory played by reporter Lois Lane in 1978 “Superman” against Christopher Reeve. She again took on the role of “Superman II” (1980), “Superman III” (1983) and “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace” (1987).
Within two years of a serious car crash, she could not work and eventually went bankrupt. Six years later, she suffered a mental health disorder and disappeared four days in a highly propagated episode, spending time as a homeless person. Later, she was diagnosed with a bipolar disorder.
After her break-up, the actor’s work has been for several years, but Kidder later reappeared with a role in television shows like “Smallville” and “The Word” and on the stage including Broadway’s production “The Vagina Monologues 2002”.
She was also a famous political member, campaign against the Gulf War, energy fracking and the support for the Democrat Bernie Sanders in the year of 2016 US presidential election.
Kidder became a US citizen in 2005.
She was married three times, including a six-day union in 1979 with actor John Heard