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Kidder, Margaret Ruth (Kidder, Margot)

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Born: 1948 AD
Currently alive, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Actresses

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1948 - Born Margaret Ruth Kidder to Jill Kidder and Kendall Kidder, a mining engineer, in Yellowknife, Canada, on October 17th, Margot was a delightful child who took pride in everything she did.

1969 - She got her first acting job, in the Norman Jewison film Gaily, Gaily.

1970 - Starred in Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx, in which she co-starred with Gene Wilder.

1973 - Margot had become involved with De Palma, and as a Christmas present he gave her the script to his upcoming film Sisters.

1974-1975 - The film made branded Margot as a major talent, and in the following years she starred in a string of critically acclaimed pictures, such as Black Christmas, The Great Waldo Pepper, 92 in the Shade - directed by Thomas McGuane, who was also her husband for a brief period - and a somewhat prophetic tale of self-resurrection, The Reincarnation of Peter Proud.

         - Married to Thomas McGuane.

1978 - She portrayed Lois Lane in Superman and in Superman II.

1979-1980 - She took on more intense roles, such as The Amityville Horror and Willie and Phil.

         - Married to John Heard.

1983 - Married to Philippe de Broca on August 6th.

1996 - Found by police in a distressed state, hiding in someone's garden claiming she'd been stalked and attacked. Had apparently cut her hair off with a razor blade. Placed in psychiatric care. Police said there was nothing so support her story.

2002 - She suffered a broken pelvis near Belfast, Maine, when her GMC Yukon hit a raised pavement and rolled over several times.

2005 - After living in the US for 34 years, she became a US citizen so she can vote against George W. Bush as part of her protest against the war in Iraq.

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