We remember them for their comedy routines — Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis — their shows — John Mahoney’s patriarch on “Frasier” — the characters they portrayed — Lois Lane in “Superman” (Margot Kidder), Mini Me in “Austin Powers” (Verne Troyer) — the films they helmed — “Rocky” director John Avildsen — the music that will remain in rotation — Vic Damone, Malcolm Young — the businesses they ran — Andrew Balducci — and the sports they dominated on the field or behind the microphone — Giant Y.A. Tittle, Keith Jackson. Here are the actors, musicians, athletes, politicians and other well-known names we’ve recently said goodbye to. Margot Kidder Margot Kidder, “Superman’s” Lois Lane, died on May 13, 2018, according to a representative at Montana Funeral Home. Kidder was 69. The actress starred in the 1978 “Superman” film alongside Christopher Reeve. In total, she portrayed the superhero’s reporter love interest in four “Superman” flicks — in 1987, 1983, 1980 and 1978. Verne Troyer Verne Troyer, best known for playing the evil sidekick Mini-Me in the “Austin Powers” movie series, died on Saturday, April 21, 2018, according to a statement posted to his verified social media accounts. He was 49. Standing at 2 foot… Read full this story
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