While best known for her portrayal of Lois Lane, Canadian-born actress Margot Kidder — who died May 13 at age 69 — had 135 acting credits in TV and film, according to IMDb. Here’s a look at a few of her most recognized roles.
1969: Gaily, Gaily
Her first big film role, in a comedy directed by Canadian filmmaker Norman Jewison.
1974: A Quiet Day in Belfast
Kidder won the best performance by a lead actress Canadian Film Award for this war drama set in Ireland.
1974: Black Christmas
This cult horror film also starring Andrea Martin got Kidder her second Canadian Film Award for best performance by a lead actress.
1978: Superman (plus Superman II, 1980, and Superman III, 1983)
Kidder is synonymous with her iconic role as reporter Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve as Superman.
1979: The Amityville Horror
Kidder’s Superman fame led to her being cast in this horror film along with James Brolin.
Kidder won the best performance by an actress in a leading role Genie Award for this comedy that also starred Annie Potts.
2017: The Neighborhood
In her final years, Kidder appeared in several of Toronto entrepreneur Frank D’Angelo’s low-budget crime films. This was her last.
1992-93: Street Legal
Kidder appeared in two episodes of this CBC classic legal drama.
1996-97: Boston Common
Cookie de Varen was Kidder’s six-episode recurring role on this college-set sitcom.
Kidder returned to the DC Comics universe with two episodes of the Superman TV series.
2005: Robson Arms
Kidder starred in three episodes of the debut season of the Vancouver-set CTV series.
2014: R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour
Her role as Mrs. Worthington earned Kidder a daytime Emmy for outstanding performer in a children’s or pre-school children’s series.