'Superman' star Margot Kidder's death ruled suicide
Posted: 8:57 AM, Aug 09, 2018
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<p>SAN DIEGO, CA-JULY 14: Actress Margot Kidder signs autographs at Comic Con International in San Diego, CA on Thursday, July 14, 2005. Comic Con is the largest comic convention in the world and features comic vendors, game and movie premieres, celebrity autograph signings portfolio reviews and much more.(Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)</p>
She played the role of Lois Lane in the 1978 "Superman" movie and later starred in three of the movie's sequels with Christopher Reeve.
The performer has been involved in a number of different films, including a couple appearances in the show "Smallville." Kidder had two roles that were in pre-production when she died, according to imdb.com.
Her family and the coroner released a joint statement encouraging "those suffering from mental illnesses, addiction and/or suicidal thoughts to seek appropriate counseling and treatment".
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