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Margot Kidder talks Superman and stardom

The Story

During an appearance on CBC's Canada After Dark, actor Margot Kidder talks about her work in the 1978 film Superman, her early interest in acting and stardom in general.

Medium: Television
Program: Canada After Dark
Broadcast Date: Sept. 22, 1978
Host: Paul Soles
Guest: Margot Kidder
Duration: 5:10
This clip is an edited version of a longer interview.

Did You know?

• In the interview, Kidder reveals that she had interest in acting at an early age and that her first role came in a play at Toronto's Havergal College.

• Margot Kidder would continue playing Lois Lane on the big screen alongside Christopher Reeve, who played the Man of Steel, in three sequels to the original Superman film.

• During her career, Kidder has appeared alongside some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Ted Danson, Angela Lansbury, Peter O'Toole, Robert Redford, Susan Sarandon and Gene Wilder.

• In 1987, CBC's The Journal took a look back at the debut of the Superman character and his enduring appeal through the decades.

• Read about the Calgary boy who played the young version of Superman in the 1978 film by following this link.


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