2006 Movie News Archives

Superman Returns

May 24, 2006: Noel Neill's Role in “Superman Returns”

It was revealed in my Set Visit report, but just in case you missed it, we wanted to clarify that Noel Neill plays the role of Gertrude Vanderworth in "Superman Returns".

Gertrude is a wealthy older lady who befriends Lex Luthor, enabling him to finance his evil plans.

Noel's involvement in "Superman Returns" makes her the longest serving member of the Superman family, having originated the on-screen role of Lois Lane back in the Superman Serials, with Kirk Alyn, in 1948. Noel also starred as Lois Lane for the majority of "The Adventures of Superman" TV series in the 1950s, alongside George Reeves. She also had a cameo role in "Superman: The Movie" as Lois Lane's mother. Noel also appeared in an episode of the "Superboy" TV series.

Noel's Superman career spans 58 years!

You can see a scan of one of the "Superman Returns" Topps trading card depicting Noel in character at GlassHousePresents.com.

2006 Movie News

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