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'House of Cards' actress Elizabeth Norment dies

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Posted at 11:13 PM, Oct 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-28 23:26:31-04

Elizabeth Norment, an actress who appeared on the popular Netflix show "House of Cards," has died at 61.

Norment died of cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City, according to her obituary in The Washington Post.

In "House of Cards" she played Nancy Kaufberger, the longtime secretary of Kevin Spacey's character, Frank Underwood. She acted in TV, film and theater roles for more than 30 years, including "Doogie Houser" and "ER."

Gavin Stern is a national digital producer for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on twitter at @GavinStern or email him at gavin.stern@scripps.com.