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Remembering 'Superman' Star Margot Kidder

A look back at the actress who brought Lois Lane to life on the big screen.

Canadian actress Margot Kidder, best known for her role as Lois Lane in the "Superman" films, died at her home in Montana on Sunday. She was 69 years old.

After her success with "Superman" in 1978, Kidder found steady work in television and onstage, but struggled with finances following three marriages and costly medical bills. In 1996, the actress found herself homeless and struggling with bipolar disorder, but was eventually rehabilitated and went on to become a spokesperson for mental illness. Here, a look back at her life in the spotlight.

Kidder relaxes on the set of the film "Gaily, Gaily" in 1969. Fox Photos/Getty Images Kidder relaxes on the set of the film "Gaily, Gaily" in 1969. In 1974, aged 25 Dick Darrell/Toronto Star via Getty Images In 1974, aged 25 Christopher Reeve and Kidder on the set of "Superman" in 1977. Allan Tannenbaum/Getty Images Christopher Reeve and Kidder on the set of "Superman" in 1977. Reeve and Kidder during the Washington, D.C. premiere of "Superman" in 1978. Ron Galella/WireImage Reeve and Kidder during the Washington, D.C. premiere of "Superman" in 1978. On the set of "Supermam II" in 1979. Boris Spremo/Toronto Star via Getty Images On the set of "Supermam II" in 1979. Kidder and Carrie Fisher attend a fundraising event for Democratic Congressional Candidate Mark Green in New York City in 1980. Ron Galella/WireImage Kidder and Carrie Fisher attend a fundraising event for Democratic Congressional Candidate Mark Green in New York City in 1980. On the set of the TV movie "Louisiana" in 1983. Micheline PELLETIER/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images On the set of the TV movie "Louisiana" in 1983. With actor Bruce McGill attend a benefit at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City in 1986. Ron Galella/WireImage With actor Bruce McGill attend a benefit at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City in 1986. Kidder walks down New York's Fifth Avenue with Democratic presidential nominee Jesse Jackson in 1988. Cheryl Chenet/Corbis via Getty Images Kidder walks down New York's Fifth Avenue with Democratic presidential nominee Jesse Jackson in 1988. Kidder leads 65 Montana "Women For Peace" marchers during the Livingston, Montana Roundup Rodeo parade in 2005. William Campbell/Corbis via Getty Images Kidder leads 65 Montana "Women For Peace" marchers during the Livingston, Montana Roundup Rodeo parade in 2005. Margot Kidder FILE/AFP/Getty Images Margot Kidder October 17, 1948 - May 13, 2018