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Superman actress Margot Kidder dies at age 69, Entertainment News & Top Stories

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) – Actress Margot Kidder, greatest identified for enjoying Lois Lane within the Superman movies within the 1970s and 1980s, has died on the age of 69, a funeral home in Montana stated on Monday (May 14).

The Franzen-Davis Funeral Home in Livingston, Montana stated on its web site that Kidder handed away on Sunday (May 13) at her home within the city.

The explanation for dying was not instantly identified.

Canadian-born Kidder additionally appeared within the film The Great Waldo Pepper and the 2014 youngsters’s TV collection R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour, for which she gained an Emmy award.

Kidder shot to fame enjoying the intrepid reporter Lois Lane in 1978’s Superman, reverse Christopher Reeve. She reprised the function once more in Superman II (1980), Superman III (1983) and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987).

She was unable to work for 2 years after a severe automotive crash in 1990, and ultimately grew to become bankrupt. Six 12 months later, she suffered a psychological well being breakdown and in a extremely publicised episode, she disappeared for 4 days and hung out as a homeless particular person.

She was later identified with bipolar dysfunction. 

After her breakdown, performing work dried up for a number of years, however Kidder later re-emerged with a visitor starring function in TV exhibits like Smallville and The L Word and on stage together with a 2002 Broadway manufacturing of The Vagina Monologues. 

She additionally was a distinguished political activist, campaigning towards the Gulf War, power fracking and in help of Democrat Bernie Sanders within the 2016 US presidential election.  Kidder grew to become an American citizen in 2005. 

She was married 3 times, together with a six-day union in 1979 with actor John Heard. 

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