We have sad news to report today as actress Margot Kidder, best known for her role as ‘Lois Lane‘ in the 1980’s Superman movies, has passed away at the age of 69. For the latest on this check out the news below and share your thoughts AFTER THE JUMP!
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.
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.