Lois Lane

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An early pencil portrait of Lois Lane, based on Joanne Siegel, by Joe Shuster.

Lois Lane is a fictional character created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster. She is the romantic interest of Superman in the comic books from DC Comics. She first appeared in Action Comics #1 in June 1938. Like Superman's alter ego Clark Kent, she is a reporter for the newspaper, The Daily Planet. She is also Superman's love interest.

Portrayals[change | change source]

Margot Kidder played the character in four Superman movies in the 1970s and 1980s, Kate Bosworth in the 2006 movie Superman Returns, Amy Adams in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), and will be played by Rachel Brosnahan in the DC Universe (DCU) franchise.

Teri Hatcher played the character in the television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993-1997), and Erica Durance in the television series Smallville (2001-2011). Actress Elizabeth Tulloch currently plays Lois Lane in The CW television series Superman & Lois (2021-present).