Although born in Yellowknife, the road that is named Lois Lane in Yellowknife is actually named after a long time Yellowknife resident Lois Little and not after her character in the movies.
She is of English, and some Scottish, descent. Some of her ancestors were American-born, with several family lines leading back to New England of the 1600s.
Shared a beach house in California with actress Jennifer Salt in the 1970s.
In the Banacek episode "A Million the Hard Way" (1972) when Banacek (George Peppard) introduces himself she replies, "Banacek, just one name? Like Superman?" That was six years before her first appearance as Lois Lane.
Was in a serious car crash in 1990 and couldn't work for two years. She went bankrupt.