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Superman’s Noel Neill has passed away

SIDEWALKS GUEST: Actress Noel Neill, who is best known as the second Lois Lane in the 1950s TV series “Adventures of Superman,” has died at the age 95. She passed away on July 3, 2016.

Before the George Reeves-starring TV series, she played Lois Lane in the two “Superman” serials: “Superman” (1948) and “Atom Man vs. Superman” (1950). As other characters, Neill appeared in various “Superman” productions, including the big screen feature “Superman” in 1978 with Christopher Reeve; “Superman Returns” with Brandon Routh in 2006; and a 1991 episode of the “Adventures of Superboy.” She also appeared in the 2004 independent film, “Surge of Power: The Stuff of Heroes.”

Neill started her career as a model then went intro acting and appeared in over 40 films, such as “Henry and Dizzy,” “Henry Aldrich’s Little Secret,” “Here Come the Waves,” “Over the Santa Fe Trail,” “Music Man,” “Adventures of Frank and Jesse James,” “The Sky Dragon,” “Abilene Trail,” “Forgotten Women,” “Whistling Hills,” and “Invasion U.S.A.” She had a recurring role as Betty Rogers in seven films, starting with “Junior Prom” and ending with “Campus Sleuth.”

The SIDEWALKS crew had an opportunity to interview Noel Neill at a WonderCon convention in 2006.

 

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