Margot Kidder Biography (1948-)

Full name, Margaret Ruth Kidder; born October 17, 1948, in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada; father, a mining engineer; married Thomas McGuane (a writer), August, 1976 (divorced, May, 1977); married John Heard (an actor),1979 (divorced, 1979); married Philippe de Broca (an actor, director, producer, and writer), 1983 (divorced, 1984); children: (first marriage) Maggie.

Nationality
Canadian
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
October 17, 1948
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • The Best Damned Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar, National Film Board of Canada, c. 1965
  • Adeline, Gaily, Gaily (also known as Chicago, Chicago), United Artists, 1969
  • Zazel Pierce, Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx (also known as Fun Loving), UMC, 1970
  • Danielle Breton, Sisters (also known as Blood Sisters), American International Pictures, 1973
  • Barb, Black Christmas (also known as Silent Night, Evil Night and Stranger in the House), Ambassador, 1974
  • Margie, The Gravy Train (also known as The Dion Brothers),Columbia, 1974
  • Bridgit Slattery/Thelma Slattery, A Quiet Day in Belfast, Ambassador, 1974
  • Maude, The Great Waldo Pepper, Universal, 1975
  • Miranda, 92 in the Shade, United Artists, 1975
  • Marcia Curtis, The Reincarnation of Peter Proud, American International Pictures, 1975
  • Lois Lane, Superman (also known as Superman: The Movie), Warner Bros., 1978
  • Kathleen Lutz, The Amityville Horror, American International Pictures, 1979
  • Mr. Mike's Mondo Video, 1979
  • Lois Lane, Superman II, Warner Bros., 1980
  • Jeanette Sutherland, Willie and Phil, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1980
  • Rita Harris, Heartaches, Rising Star, 1981
  • Shoot the Sun Down, 1981
  • Toni Donovan, Some Kind of Hero, Paramount, 1982
  • Juliette, Miss Right (also known as La donna giusta), 1982
  • Lois Lane, Superman III, Warner Bros., 1983
  • Mickey Raymond, Trenchcoat, Buena Vista, 1983
  • Margo, Little Treasure, TriStar, 1985
  • Speaking Our Peace, 1985
  • The Canadian Conspiracy, 1986
  • Voice of Solitaire, Gobots: Battle of the Rock Lords (animated; also known as Gobots: War of the Rock Lords), Atlantic Releasing, 1986
  • Claire (some sources cite Mickey) Tremayne, Keeping Track, ShapiroEntertainment, 1987
  • Lois Lane, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Warner Bros., 1987
  • Narrator, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, 1987
  • Narrator, Ozma of Oz, 1987
  • Narrator, The Marvelous Land of Oz, 1987
  • Narrator, The Emerald City of Oz, 1987
  • Madelaine X, White Room, 1990
  • Dolores, Mob Story, 1990
  • Kaitlynn Prescott, Aaron Sent Me, 1992
  • Vivy Lamori, La Florida, 1993
  • Irene, The Pornographer (also known as Family Values), 1994
  • Mary Margaret, Maverick, 1994
  • Mabel, Henry and Verlin, 1994
  • Genna Magnus, Never Met Picasso, Turbulent Arts, 1996
  • Ms. Ellen Gibby, The Clown at Midnight, Hallmark Entertainment, 1998
  • Mrs. Muldroone, The Annihilation of Fish, 1999
  • Lillian Hannibal, Nightmare Man, 1999
  • Laura Johnson, The Hi-Line, Panorama Entertainment, 1999
  • Eileen Canboro, Tribulation, Artist View Entertainment, 2000
  • Ms. Katerine Marmelodov, Crime and Punishment, New Cinema Partners, 2000
  • Film Work
  • Director, And Again, 1975
  • Song performer, "Can You Read My Mind," Superman (also known as Superman: The Movie), Warner Bros., 1978
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Jenny, McQueen, 1969
  • Denny, Corwin, 1969
  • Ruth, Nichols (also known as James Garner as Nichols), NBC,1971-72
  • Dinah ("Jenny Jerome"), Shell Game, CBS, 1987
  • Voice of Gaia, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, 1993-96
  • Voice of Rebecca Madison, Phantom 2040 (also known as Phantom 2040: The Ghost Who Walks), syndicated, 1994
  • Morag, Amazon (also known as Peter Benchley's Amazon),1999
  • Movies
  • Jackie, Suddenly Single, ABC, 1971
  • Mae, The Bounty Man, ABC, 1972
  • Lucy Cotton, Honky Tonk, NBC, 1974
  • Cherie, Bus Stop, 1982
  • Willie, The Glitter Dome, HBO, 1984
  • Virginia Tregan, Louisiana (also known as Louisiane), 1984
  • Linette Harding, Picking Up the Pieces, CBS, 1985
  • Chris Kenyon, Vanishing Act, CBS, 1986
  • Hoax, 1986
  • Carol Dwyer, Body of Evidence, CBS, 1988
  • Dr. Kate Winston, Beanstalk, The Disney Channel, 1994
  • Stella Jenson, One Woman's Courage, NBC, 1994
  • Sally Cima, Windrunner, The Disney Channel, 1995
  • Evelyn Reeves, Bloodknot, Showtime, 1995
  • Miss Peebs, The Planet of Junior Brown (also known as Junior's Groove), Showtime, 1997
  • Sol, Shadow Zone: My Teacher Ate My Homework, Showtime, 1997
  • Cindy Wilson, Silent Cradle, Lifetime, 1999
  • Melanie Kelly, Crime in Connecticut: The Story of Alex Kelly (alsoknown as Crime in Connecticut: The Return of Alex Kelly), CBS, 1999
  • Sally Beckert, Someone Is Watching, Lifetime, 2000
  • Specials
  • Eliza Doolittle, Pygmalion, 1983
  • Cynthia, "Curiosity Kills" (also known as "Curiosity Killed"), Tales from the Crypt, USA Network, 1992
  • Margot Kidder: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1998
  • Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Primetime Special, NBC, 1999
  • Intimate Portrait: Margot Kidder, Lifetime, 1999
  • Episodic
  • "After All, Who's Art Morrison Anyway?" Wojeck, 1968
  • Dr. Janet Rhodes, "Long Tough Race," Adventures in Rainbow County,1969
  • Claire Allen, "Call Back Yesterday," The Mod Squad, ABC, 1970
  • Panelist, Mantrap, 1971
  • Linda Carsini, "A Million the Hard Way," Banacek, 1972
  • Lori Wright, "Trial Run for Death," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1973
  • Helen, "Such Dust As Dreams Are Made On," Harry O, 1974
  • "The Secret of Terry Lake," Baretta, ABC, 1975
  • "Nightshift," The Hitchhiker, 1986
  • Narrator, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, ABC, 1987
  • Dr. Ellen Holden, "Threshold of Fear," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1993
  • Joy Adams, "Who Killed the Highest Bidder?" Burke's Law,CBS, 1995
  • "Revival," The Outer Limits, syndicated, 1995
  • Cookie De Varen, "A Streetcar Named Denial," Boston Common, NBC, 1996
  • Cookie De Varen, "Gobble, Gobble, Aggch!" Boston Common, NBC, 1996
  • Mrs. Sloan, "The Sloan Men," The Hunger, 1997
  • Voice of Mistress Helga, "Losers! It's All Over," Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, 1997
  • Rita Lasky, Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1998
  • Jessica Holton/Marla Cooke, "School of Thought," Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, syndicated, 1999
  • Roberta, "Walk On By," Nikita (also known as Le Femme Nikita), USA Network, 1999
  • Madame Soretski, The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne, c. 1999
  • Also appeared in episodes of Hawaii Five-O, CBS; and Switch, CBS.
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Herself, The Grand Knockout Tournament, 1987
  • Rachel Grayson, To Catch a Killer (miniseries), syndicated, 1992
  • Lady Margarite, Young Ivanhoe, 1995
  • Mrs. Nelson, Common Ground, 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • Stieglitz Loves O'Keeffe: The Great American Romance, Playhouse Theatre, Wilmington, DE, 1995
  • RECORDINGS
  • Video Games
  • Bartender, Under a Killing Moon, 1994
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Scripts
  • And Again, 1975

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