Actress Joan Alexander, 94, who was the voice of Lois Lane in the 1940s radio program

Superman

and in an animated television version in the 1960s, has died.

She died May 21 at New York Presbyterian Hospital from an intestinal ailment, according to her daughter, the novelist Jane Stanton Hitchcock.

A native of St. Paul, Minn., Ms. Alexander worked as a model before moving on to radio serials. She played the loyal secretary Della Street in Perry Mason, then characters on radio dramas. - AP