'Superman' actress Margot Kidder dies aged 69

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 15, 2018, 10:26 AM IST

Margot Kidder in a still from the film 'Superman'. Photograph:(Pinterest)

In a sad update, actress Margot Kidder who was best known for her portrayal of Superman’s love interest Lois Lane in the iconic film series -- died aged 69 at her home on Monday. 

The actress was found dead at her home in Montana. She died peacefully in her sleep, according to her manager. 

Margot starred opposite Christopher Reeve's Clark Kent and his alter ego Superman in the original film as well as the three sequels: "Superman II" in 1980, "Superman III" in 1983 and "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace" in 1987.

Her co-star, the original Superman, Reeve died in 2004 of complications from an infection, nine years after becoming a quadriplegic following a horse riding accident.

Funeral arrangements for Margot are pending, according to Franzen-Davis Funeral Home and Crematory in Livingston, Montana.

Hollywood pays their tribute to the iconic actor: