EXCLUSIVE. Margot Kidder, the actress who played Lois Lane in “Superman,” died Sunday in Montana … TMZ has learned.
Margot was at her home when she passed away, according to the spokesperson at Franzen-Davis Funeral Home in Livingston, MT. The cause of death is unknown at this point.
Bruce Becker, the Park County Attorney, tells TMZ … an unknown person called police to report Margot was unconscious and not breathing.
Police responded and found her dead. The Livingston Police Chief says foul play is not considered a factor, but her death is now under investigation.
Margot starred opposite Christopher Reeve in 1978’s “Superman,” and also in the 3 sequels.
She continued acting right up until this year, taking small roles in TV shows and movies – but also had stage roles … including “The Vagina Monologues” on Broadway.
Margot had a very public battle with bipolar disorder for years.
Margot became an advocate for mental health after that incident.
She’d been married 3 times, although she’d been single since the ’80s. Margot is survived by a daughter.