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Beyond Lois Lane: A look at some of Margot Kidder's notable roles

FILE - In this April 9, 1979 file photo, actress Margot Kidder, left, and actor Christopher Reeve appear at the 51st Annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Kidder, who starred as Lois Lane in the "Superman‚"film franchise of the late 1970s and early 1980s, has died. Franzen-Davis Funeral Home in Livingston, Montana posted a notice on its website saying Kidder died Sunday, May 13, 2918, at her home there. She was 69. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
May 14, 2018 - 1:51 PM

While best known for her portrayal of Lois Lane, Canadian-born actress Margot Kidder had 135 acting credits in TV and film, according to IMDb. Here's a look at a few of her most recognized roles:


"Gaily, Gaily" - 1969

Her first big film role, in a comedy directed by Canadian filmmaker Norman Jewison.

"A Quiet Day in Belfast" - 1974

Kidder won the best performance by a lead actress Canadian Film Award for this war drama set in Ireland.

"Black Christmas" - 1974

This cult horror film also starring Andrea Martin got Kidder her second Canadian Film Award for best performance by a lead actress.

"Superman" - 1978; "Superman II" - 1980; "Superman III" - 1983

Kidder is synonymous with her iconic role as reporter Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve as Superman.

"The Amityville Horror" - 1979

Kidder's "Superman" fame led to her being cast in this horror film along with James Brolin.

"Heartaches" - 1981

Kidder won the best performance by an actress in a leading role Genie Award for this comedy that also starred Annie Potts.


"Street Legal" - 1992, 1993

Kidder appeared in two episodes of this CBC classic legal drama.

"Boston Common" - 1996, 1997

Cookie de Varen was Kidder's six-episode recurring role on this college-set sitcom.

"Smallville" - 2004

Kidder returned to the DC Comics universe with two episodes of the "Superman" TV series.

"Robson Arms" - 2005

Kidder starred in three episodes of the debut season of the Vancouver-set CTV series.

"R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour" - 2014

Her role as Mrs. Worthington earned Kidder a daytime Emmy for outstanding performer in a children's or pre-school children's series.

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