Margot Kidder dead at 69

Breaking story.

Superman couldn’t save her this time.

Billy got her again. :frowning:

Awww. A ddamned fine actress and one of the sexiest voices ever IMO. RIP Miss Kidder.

Sorry to hear that. She was reported back in the 1990s to be homeless, but that seems to have been only a very temporary thing:


A rough thing to have happen. Sorry we didn’t see more of her.

Maybe because he’s been gone almost 14 years, himself.

Take it easy, miss. I’ve got you.

You’ve got me. Whos got you!?

I hope this hasn’t put you off of flying. Statistically speaking, it’s still the safest way to travel.

I’m sure few of you have seen this, but it’s worth a look.

TV Funhouse

http://www.poetv.com/video.php?vid=47115

I loved her casting as Lois Lane. Superman, an alien who is essentially a god and can expect perfection, has as his highest aspiration to be human. Instead of choosing a supermodel or a scientist, he chooses this flawed woman. She smokes, she’s a writer but can’t spell, she’s awkward, but she’s also brave, resourceful and clever. She is what he finds charming about his adopted humanity. She is what being human represents to him. The secret identity thing is him wanting to impress her as Superman, but also wanting her to love him for who he really is. It’s ultimately futile in that once he does establish a relationship with her, she can’t handle it. He is doomed to be alone. Superman 1 and 2 are ultimately a sad story.

Aye, but that was always going to be the case (as Larry Niven made clear).

Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex, for those that may not have read it yet.

Her Lois Lane had more force of personality than all of the other actresses put together. RIP, Margot.

Kind of a throwback to the plucky girl reporter type from the 1930s. Either no one writes it, no director remembers it, or no actress wants to play it anymore; a pity, really.

She was set to appear at the Motor City Comic Con this weekend, and a local crew got a phone interview with her mid last week.

Like that’s any excuse for a comic-book superhero.

Okay, that was an objectively awesome interview. Thank you for posting that, jz.

Pshaw! Superman’s been dead before. Several times, in fact.

Kidder’s best non-Superman cinematic moment from “Black Christmas”.

RIP.

Shoots. RIP, Lois. :frowning: