How did Margot Kidder die

Actress Margot Kidder has died

Kidder played the reporter Lois Lane alongside Christopher Reeve as Clark Kent aka Superman for many years.

American actress Margot Kidder, who played reporter Lois Lane in the "Superman" films of the 70s and 80s, is dead. She died on Sunday at the age of 69 in her home in Montana, the funeral home said on Monday With. Kidder was from Canada but became a US citizen in 2005.

Kidder was one of numerous actresses who played the award-winning journalist for the fictional Daily Planet newspaper in film and television. At the side of Christopher Reeve as Clark Kent aka Superman, she was particularly popular.

She was seen in the titles "Superman" (1978), "Superman II - Alone Against All" (1980), "Superman III - The Steel Lightning" (1983) and "Superman IV - The World on the Abyss" (1987) . She later played in many smaller productions and TV series.

Kidder suffered from bipolar disorder and had a mental breakdown in Los Angeles in 1996. She stood up for issues related to mental health, but also as an opponent of the US invasion of Iraq. In 2011 she was arrested while protesting against an oil pipeline at the White House. Kidder was divorced three times: her marriage to actor John Heard lasted six days, according to Variety magazine, and her third marriage lasted a year.