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Margot Kidder

Margot Kidder was born Margaret Ruth Kidder in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, to Jocelyn Mary "Jill" (Wilson), a history teacher from British Columbia, and Kendall Kidder, a New Mexico-born mining engineer and explosives expert. Margot was a delightful child who took pride in everything she did. At an early age she became aware of the ... See full bio »

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Superman Lois Lane
Superman II
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The Amityville Horror
Black Christmas


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  Between the Veils (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Mother Superior (rumored)
 2016 The Red Maple Leaf
Dr. Amanda Walker
 2015 No Deposit
Margie Ryan
 2014 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (TV Series)
Mrs. Worthington
- Mrs. Worthington (2014) ... Mrs. Worthington
 2014 Pride of Lions
Jean Dempsey
 2013 Real Gangsters
Stella Kelly
 2013 Matt's Chance
Mother Mable
 2012 HENRi (Short)
Dr. Calvin
 2012 3 of a Kind
 2011 Redemption: For Robbing the Dead
Marlys Baptiste
 2011 Servitude
Mrs. Crank
 2011 Sarina's Song (Short)
 2009 Something Evil Comes (TV Movie)
Claudia Brecher
 2008 A Single Woman
 2008 On the Other Hand, Death
 2008 Love at First Kill
 2007 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Emily Craft
- Three Parties (2007) ... Emily Craft
- Valentine's Day Massacre (2007) ... Emily Craft
 2006 Solace (Short)
 2006 The L Word (TV Series)
Sandy Ziskin
- Labia Majora (2006) ... Sandy Ziskin
 2005 Robson Arms (TV Series)
Elaine Wainwright
- Sweet City Woman (2005) ... Elaine Wainwright
- A Certain Vintage (2005) ... Elaine Wainwright
- The Eyes of Grandma Tan (2005) ... Elaine Wainwright
 2005 Cool Money (TV Movie)
Peggy Comfort
 2005 The Last Sign
 2004 Chicks with Sticks
Edith Taymore
 2004 Smallville (TV Series)
Bridgette Crosby
- Crusade (2004) ... Bridgette Crosby
 2004 Death 4 Told
Madam Badeau (segment "The Psychic")
 2004 I'll Be Seeing You (TV Movie)
Frances Grolier
 2002 Society's Child (TV Movie)
 2002 Angel Blade
 2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Grace Mayberry
- Pique (2001) ... Grace Mayberry
 2000 The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (TV Series)
Madame Soretski
- The Eyes of Lazarus (2000) ... Madame Soretski
 2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
- Revival (2000) ... Serena
 2000 Amazon (TV Series)
- Circle of Fire (2000) ... Morag
- The White Witch (2000) ... Morag
 2000 Someone Is Watching (TV Movie)
Sally Beckert
 2000 Common Ground (TV Movie)
Mrs. Nelson
 2000 Tribulation
Eileen Canboro
 1999 Nightmare Man
Lillian Hannibal
 1999 The Industry (TV Series)
Dian Del Largo
- Diva (1999) ... Dian Del Largo
 1999 The Annihilation of Fish
Mrs. Muldroone
 1999 La Femme Nikita (TV Series)
- Walk on By (1999) ... Roberta
 1999 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series)
Miss Holton / Marla Cooke
- School of Thought (1999) ... Miss Holton / Marla Cooke
 1999 Cry Rape (TV Movie)
Melanie Kelly
 1999 The Clown at Midnight
Ellen Gibby
 1999 The Hi-Line
Laura Johnson
 1998 The Teddy Bears' Scare (TV Movie)
Mrs. Jones (voice)
 1997 Silent Cradle
Cindy Wilson
 1997 The Hunger (TV Series)
Helen Sloan
- The Sloan Men (1997) ... Helen Sloan
 1997 The Planet of Junior Brown
Miss Peebs
 1996 Never Met Picasso
Genna Magnus
 1996 Henry & Verlin
 1994-1996 Phantom 2040 (TV Series)
Rebecca Madison
- The Whole Truth (1996) ... Rebecca Madison (voice)
- Moments of Truth (1996) ... Rebecca Madison (voice)
- The Furies (1996) ... Rebecca Madison (voice)
- The Second Time Around (1996) ... Rebecca Madison (voice)
- Rogue (1995) ... Rebecca Madison (voice)
 1993-1995 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
- Dirty Politics (1995) ... Gaia (voice)
- Frog Day Afternoon (1995) ... Gaia (voice)
- Numbers Game (1995) ... Gaia (voice)
- In Zarm's Way (1995) ... Gaia (voice)
- Little Crop of Horrors (1994) ... Gaia (voice)
 1995 Bloodknot (TV Movie)
 1995 Young Ivanhoe (TV Movie)
Lady Margarite
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Joy Adams
- Who Killed the Highest Bidder? (1995) ... Joy Adams
 1994 The Pornographer
 1994 Beanstalk
Doctor Kate 'Doc' Winston
 1994 Under a Killing Moon (Video Game)
 1994 Windrunner
Sally 'Mom' Cima
 1994 Maverick
Margret Mary (uncredited)
 1994 One Woman's Courage (TV Movie)
Stella Jenson
 1993 La Florida
Vivy Lamori
 1993 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Dr. Ellen Holden
- Threshold of Fear (1993) ... Dr. Ellen Holden
 1992-1993 Street Legal (TV Series)
Charlotte Percy
- Strange Bedfellows (1993) ... Charlotte Percy
- Persistence of Vision (1992) ... Charlotte Percy
 1992 Aaron Sent Me
Kaitlynn Prescott
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Curiosity Killed (1992) ... Cynthia
 1992 To Catch a Killer (TV Movie)
Rachel Grayson
 1991 Delirious
Woman in Washroom (uncredited)
 1990 White Room
Madelaine X
 1989 Mob Story
 1988 Body of Evidence (TV Movie)
Carol Dwyer
 1987 Ozma of Oz (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1987 The Emerald City of Oz (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1987 The Marvelous Land of Oz (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1987 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1986 Keeping Track
Mickey Tremaine
 1986 Vanishing Act (TV Movie)
Chris Kenyon
 1986 GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords
Solitaire (voice)
 1985 Picking Up the Pieces (TV Movie)
Lynette Harding
 1985 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)
Jane Reynolds
- Nightshift (1985) ... Jane Reynolds
 1985 Little Treasure
 1984 The Glitter Dome (TV Movie)
 1984 Louisiana (TV Movie)
Virginia Tregan
 1983 Pygmalion (TV Movie)
Eliza Doolittle
 1983 Trenchcoat
Mickey Raymond
 1982 Miss Right
 1982 Bus Stop (TV Movie)
 1982 Some Kind of Hero
 1981 Heartaches
Rita Harris
 1978 Shoot the Sun Down
The Woman
 1976 Switch (TV Series)
Andrea Morris
- The Twelfth Commandment (1976) ... Andrea Morris
 1975 92 in the Shade
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
- Suicide Club (1975) ... Gerry
 1975 The Reincarnation of Peter Proud
Marcia Curtis
 1975 Baretta (TV Series)
Terry Lake
- The Secret of Terry Lake (1975) ... Terry Lake
 1975 The Great Waldo Pepper
 1974 The Gravy Train
 1974 A Quiet Day in Belfast
Brigit Slattery / Thelma Slattery
 1974 Honky Tonk (TV Movie)
Lucy Cotton
 1974 The Suicide Club (TV Movie)
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Lori Wright
- Trial Run for Death (1973) ... Lori Wright
 1973 Harry O (TV Series)
- Such Dust as Dreams Are Made On (1973) ... Helen
 1972 Banacek (TV Series)
Linda Carsini
- A Million the Hard Way (1972) ... Linda Carsini
 1972 The Bounty Man (TV Movie)
 1971-1972 Nichols (TV Series)
Ruth / Ruth the Barmaid
- Bertha (1972) ... Ruth
- All in the Family (1972) ... Ruth
- Wonder Fizz Flies Again (1972) ... Ruth
- Man's Best Enemy (1972) ... Ruth
- Fight of the Century (1972) ... Ruth
 1971 Suddenly Single (TV Movie)
 1971 The Manipulators (TV Series)
- X-Kalay (1971)
 1969-1970 Adventures in Rainbow Country (TV Series)
Sportscar Driver / Dr. Janet Rhodes
- The Tower (1970) ... Sportscar Driver (uncredited)
- Long, Tough Race (1969) ... Dr. Janet Rhodes
 1970 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Claire Allen
- Call Back Yesterday (1970) ... Claire Allen
 1969 Gaily, Gaily
 1969 McQueen (TV Series)
- Man with the Green Head (1969) ... Jenny
- Home Is Where the Draft Ain't (1969) ... Jenny
- All the World's a Stage (1969) ... Jenny
 1969 Corwin (TV Series)
 1969 Festival (TV Series)
- Penny for a Song (1969)
 1968 Wojeck (TV Series)
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I think the "curse of Superman (1978)" stuff is nonsense. I think it's just nonsense! The reality is if you get any group of people and you statistically say get a group of 100 people, X number is gonna have some sort of calamity in their life 'cause that's what life is. See more »


Best known as Superman's favorite person, Lois Lane. Her much publicized behavior in 1996 was due to manic depression. She was living in a state of paranoia, convinced that her first husband was trying to kill her. Kidder soon lived as one of the homeless. She narrowly escaped being raped, and wandered about the streets of Los Angeles (barely recognizable after cutting her hair off and removing ... See more »



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