Superman Actress Margot Kidder Passes Away

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Superman Actress Margot Kidder Passes Away

Postby Dacey » May 14th, 2018, 1:44 pm

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Re: Superman Actress Margot Kidder Passes Away

Postby ShyViolet » May 14th, 2018, 4:23 pm

That’s terrible. :cry: She was such a great Lois Lane.

Noelle Neil was great too but IMHO Kidder was the best! She and Reeve worked so well together. Maybe they’ll meet in heaven now. :)
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Re: Superman Actress Margot Kidder Passes Away

Postby Ben » May 14th, 2018, 5:42 pm

Up, up and away...

So bummed out right now. At least they’re flying high together again.

RIP, Lois and Clark... xx

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Re: Superman Actress Margot Kidder Passes Away

Postby Randall » May 15th, 2018, 12:41 am

Sad news, indeed. Superman The Movie is my favourite all-time film, which was one of the first things in a long line of things that Ben and I agreed on. He enjoyed her Lois more than I, to be honest (Phyllis Coates was the perfect Lois, though that version is dated now), but there's no denying Margot's place in cinematic history. For so many of us, she WAS Lois Lane. And it was a pleasure to meet her in Calgary in 2009, when she leaped up to introduce herself as my friend and I approached her table. With the passage of time, we weren't sure if it was really her, but she left no doubt when she came right up to me and shook my hand, happy to meet a fan. A good memory.

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Re: Superman Actress Margot Kidder Passes Away

Postby Dan » May 15th, 2018, 3:35 am

Margot was one of my first celebrity pics. I think it was Comic Con 2005? I didn't know how exactly to go about doing the whole celebs picture thing then, but she was patient with me. Even gave me a pointer or two, which I've been using since.

She was "my" Lois Lane growing up, even when mom was a big fan of the Lois and Clark TV series when it was on. Was extremely bummed to hear of her passing.

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Re: Superman Actress Margot Kidder Passes Away

Postby Dacey » August 8th, 2018, 11:23 pm

Kidder's death officially ruled a suicide...

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/a ... -a-suicide

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Re: Superman Actress Margot Kidder Passes Away

Postby Randall » August 9th, 2018, 1:19 am

Aw, that's sad. We all knew of her mental health issues, but it's tragic that they took her down this road.

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Re: Superman Actress Margot Kidder Passes Away

Postby Ben » August 9th, 2018, 4:17 am

Oh, that’s so sad. Things seemed to be going so much better for her. Then again, with the kind of life she had led, sometimes there can be a bad reaction to when things actually start going okay again. Looks like she couldn’t actually handle being in a good place. So sad; I’d forgotten she was in Waldo Pepper (a seminal childhood film for me, though I haven’t seen it in years) so that gives me even more reason to seek it out again. Hopefully she’s at an eventual peace now.