Los Angeles: Elizabeth Norment, the actress who starred as Kevin Spacey's executive secretary Nancy Kaufberger on 'House of Cards', has passed away at the age of 61.
Her sister, Kate confirmed that Elizabeth died on October 13 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, according to Hollywood Reporter.
Spacey expressed his condolences to Elizabeth through Twitter, writing, 'RIP Elizabeth Norment. We all loved her and she leaves a void in all of us here at HoC's.'
'Elizabeth's passing. She was a talented actress, a warm soul and a good friend to us all,' Beau Willimon, the creator of 'House of Cards', said in a statement.
Executives at MRC, the production company behind the series, said, 'Elizabeth Norment was a talented actress with a beautiful spirit who touched the entire 'House of Cards' family.'
Besides 'House of Cards', Elizabeth appeared on some other series including 'Law & Order', 'St Elsewhere', 'Party of Five', 'ER', 'Mad About You' and 'Blue Bloods'. She played Eunice Kennedy on 1985's miniseries 'Robert Kennedy and His Times'.
Her big screen credits included 1984's 'The Woman in Red' and 'Runaway', as well as 1997's 'Romy and Michele's High School Reunion'.