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Margot Kidder

Born Oct 17, 1948

Margaret Ruth "Margot" Kidder is a Canadian-born American actress. She is perhaps best known for playing Lois Lane in four Superman movies from 1978 to 1987.

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  • Film Shorts
    The Portland Mercury - Dec 11, 2013
  • 'man Of Steel': The Importance Of Lois Lane
    MTV News - Jun 14, 2013
  • Watch This Trailer For The Upcoming Seattle Movie With Marshawn Lynch
    Seattle Pi - Sep 13, 2012
  • 9 Once Rich And Famous People Who Became Homeless
    Business Insider - Jul 17, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Margot Kidder.


1948 Birth Born on October 17, 1948.


1966 17 Years Old Kidder attended multiple schools through her youth, and graduated from Havergal College in 1966. … Read More


1970 21 Years Old In the late 1960s, Kidder was based in Toronto, and in 1970, Vancouver. … Read More
1971 22 Years Old During the 1971–72 season, she co-starred as barmaid Ruth in Nichols, a James Garner western, which aired 22 episodes on NBC. … Read More
1972 23 Years Old She was also a guest star in a 1972 episode of the George Peppard detective series Banacek. … Read More
1974 25 Years Old She starred in the classic horror film Black Christmas in 1974, for which she won a Canadian Film Award for Best Actress; and The Great Waldo Pepper opposite Robert Redford in 1975. … Read More
1975 26 Years Old Kidder appeared on the March 9, 1975 edition of The American Sportsman, learning how to hang glide with her providing the narration and a remote microphone recording her reactions in flight; the segment concluded with Kidder doing solos soaring amid the Wyoming Rockies.
1978 29 Years Old Kidder is perhaps best known for her role as Lois Lane in the 1978 film Superman: The Movie and its sequels. … Read More


1979 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Her turn as Kathy Lutz in the 1979 summer release of The Amityville Horror further cemented her status as one of Hollywood's leading ladies.
1981 32 Years Old Other high profile parts included Paul Mazursky's Willie & Phil, Some Kind of Hero and The Reincarnation of Peter Proud. Her performance in 1981's Heartaches generated critical acclaim and Oscar buzz. … Read More
1982 33 Years Old A 1982 stage performance of Bus Stop starring Kidder as Cherie and Tim Matheson as Bo, was broadcast on HBO.
1983 34 Years Old In 1983, she produced and starred as Eliza Doolittle in a version of Pygmalion with Peter O'Toole for Showtime. … Read More


1994 45 Years Old In 1994, Kidder played the bartender at the Broken Skull Tavern in Under a Killing Moon, an IBM PC adventure game. … Read More


2000 - 2001 2 More Events
2002 53 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, she appeared alongside Crispin Glover and Vanessa Redgrave in the film adaptation of Crime and Punishment.
2006 57 Years Old In 2006, Kidder played a guest role as Jenny Schecter's mother Sandy Ziskin on The L Word.
2007 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Kidder began appearing on the television series Brothers and Sisters, playing Emily Craft. … Read More


2009 60 Years Old As of November 2009, Kidder was the Montana State Coordinator for Progressive Democrats of America. … Read More
2011 62 Years Old On August 23, 2011, Kidder, Tantoo Cardinal, and dozens of others were arrested while protesting against the proposed extension of the Keystone Pipeline. … Read More
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