‘Superman’ Actress Margot Kidder’s Cause of Death Released

Margot Kidder at Wonder Con Anaheim in 2015

Margot Kidder at Wonder Con Anaheim in 2015

The Coroner has not specified what drugs she took.

Kidder's daughter, Maggie McGuane, told the publication on Wednesday that she knew her mother had died by suicide when she went to her home in Livingston, Mont.

Reportedly, Margot had fought with mental health struggles for years, notably, bipolar disorder, and she was 69-years-old when she died in the state of Montana.

In releasing the cause of death her family hoped to erase stigma around suicide and encourage others to seek help.

Born Margaret Ruth Kidder on October 17, 1948 in Canada's Northwest Territories, she grew up in a small town without a movie theatre.

Coroner Richard Wood confirmed to the Associated Press that Kidder died "as a result of a self-inflicted drug and alcohol overdose". But now her daughter, Maggie McGuane, has revealed that her mom committed suicide.

"In her last months, she was herself - same kind of love, same kind of energy", Kesich said.

She told AP: "It's a very unique sort of grief and pain". I want what I know about her to be out there because it was glorious.

Both Kidder and co-star Christopher Reeve, who played Superman, were relative unknowns when they got their leading parts, and neither saw many major roles afterwards. "She was really a blazing energy".

Her most-publicized mental health episode came in 1996 when she disappeared for four days, according to Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper, living among the homeless on the streets of Los Angeles until she was found by a homeowner in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale, who found the celebrity actress cowering in her backyard. Her film "Robber's Roost" was in pre-production, and the final film she worked on was 2017's "The Neighborhood".

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