The Many Faces of Lois Lane

One of the most iconic women of the comic era was portrayed by equally iconic actors for the big and small screen. See which actors played Lois Lane, the steadfast, no-nonsense love interest of Superman for film and television franchises over the years.

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Perhaps the most iconic actors of any Superman movie in history, Margot Kidder played the Lois Lane to Christopher Reeve's Clark Kent in the 1978 Superman film. Kidder passed away at the age of 69 on May 14, 2018.
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Amy Adams was already an A-list name when she put on the mantle of Lois Lane for DC's rebooted Superman film franchise for the first time in 2013's "Man of Steel."
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Noel Neill was the first, and most frequent, Lois Lane, playing the character in the first three Superman films ever produced.
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Teri Hatcher was introduced to the American mainstream as Susan Mayer from ABC's "Desperate Housewives." But before she was a long-suffering resident of Wisteria Lane, Hatcher played tough journalist and Superman love interest Lois Lane for ABC's "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" television series that ran from 1993 to 1997.
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Kate Bosworth appears on the set of "Superman Returns," shot in Wynyard Park on April 10, 2005, in Sydney, Australia. Kate Bosworth plays Lois Lane in the "Superman" sequel.
Erica Durance, left, plays a Lois Lane that entered the "Smallville" series and Superman lore halfway into the series, as the love interest of Tom Welling's Clark Kent and in-series cousin of Chloe Sullivan, played by actor Allison Mack.
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