‘House of Cards’ Actress Elizabeth Norment Dies at 61

House of Cards' Elizabeth Norment Dead

Elizabeth Norment, who is best known recently for her work on Netflix’s “House of Cards,” died of cancer on October 13 at New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering. She was 61.

The Washington D.C. native played Nancy Kaufberger, who was the secretary to Kevin Spacey’s Frank Underwood, in the popular series. She also appeared on “Law and Order,” “Party of Five,” “Doogie Howser, M.D.,” and in the film “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion.”

Spacey paid his respects via Twitter:

A 1979 graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Norment was also a proficient stage actor who performed in the Grove Shakespeare Festival productions of “As You Like It,” “Much Ado About Nothing” and “The Merchant of Venice.”

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  1. I met her two summers past at the Boscobel Shakespeare performance of Romeo and Juliet. She was familiar looking and we began to chat and said she had never been to Boscobel before and was up here house sitting for a friend. She revealed she was Nancy on the House of Cards.
    She was so friendly and personable, I looked for her in every episode after that.
    So sorry for her loss.

  2. srvwp2013 says:

    This is a sorrowful, heartfelt, soulfelt tremendous loss for humankind. When one knows the value of an excellent executive secretary, and accomplished actress, one is especially in tune with this loss. It is the “Nancy’s” of the world who make things happen!

  3. PaulaG says:

    So sorry for her dear ones, didn’t know her personally, loved her character portrayal on HoC, R.I.P.

  4. Tali Adina says:

    Reblogged this on Uncanny Pop and commented:
    R.I.P.

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