Favorite Lois Lane Actor – Poll Results

In the latest Superman Homepage Member Poll we asked you the following question:

Who is your favorite live-action Lois Lane actor of all time?

With close to 40% of the votes, Teri Hatcher is your favorite Lois Lane. Her portrayal on the “Lois & Clark” TV series was definitely a memorable one which has endeared her to fans of all ages. Erica Durance was a close second.

Here’s the complete voting breakdown:

Who is your favorite live-action Lois Lane actor of all time?
  • Teri Hatcher ("Lois & Clark" TV series) 39%, 124 votes
    124 votes 39%
    124 votes - 39% of all votes
  • Erica Durance ("Smallville" TV series) 30%, 96 votes
    96 votes 30%
    96 votes - 30% of all votes
  • Margot Kidder (Christopher Reeve Superman movies) 11%, 36 votes
    36 votes 11%
    36 votes - 11% of all votes
  • Amy Adams (Henry Cavill Superman movies) 7%, 22 votes
    22 votes 7%
    22 votes - 7% of all votes
  • Noel Neill (Superman Serials, "Adventures of Superman" TV series) 7%, 21 vote
    21 vote 7%
    21 vote - 7% of all votes
  • Phyllis Coates ("Adventures of Superman" TV series) 3%, 10 votes
    10 votes 3%
    10 votes - 3% of all votes
  • Kate Bosworth ("Superman Returns") 2%, 5 votes
    5 votes 2%
    5 votes - 2% of all votes
  • Elizabeth Tulloch ("Supergirl", "Superman & Lois" TV series) 1%, 3 votes
    3 votes 1%
    3 votes - 1% of all votes
  • Lesley Ann Warren ("It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman!" TV movie) 0%, 1 vote
    1 vote
    1 vote - 0% of all votes
  • Patricia Marand ("It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman!" Broadway musical) 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 318
January 20, 2021 - January 27, 2021
Voting is closed

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January 28, 2021 11:13 pm

I’m glad to see that Teri Hatcher is the Lois with the most votes even though I voted for Erica Durance’s Lois. It was a tough vote. Both actresses were talented in the role. I picked Erica because she had the role three years more than Teri. However I’m not sure if Teri had more screen time though. It really was a tough call for me. I like them both so much.

January 29, 2021 2:27 pm

Voted for Terri, because she was my childhood Lois, but I’d be lying if I said I consider her quite the best. The problem is that none of the live action portrayals is pitch-perfect, unlike, say, STAS or some of the other animated versions.  Erica’s Lois was pretty great from around halfway season 8 and on, but her earlier seasons were painful (both her writing and her performance). Margot’s performance was always impressive, but she never quite clicked for me. Amy’s is missing the zest of the character, she’s too clinical. Kate’s was just obnoxious. I haven’t got up to… Read more »