House Of Cards' Elizabeth Norment, who played Kevin Spacey's secretary, dies

New York (Reuters) - Elizabeth Norment, the American actress best known for her role on the Netflix political series House Of Cards, has died at the age of 61.

The actress died on Oct 13 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, according to media reports. No other details were available. "Everyone at House Of Cards is deeply saddened by Elizabeth's passing. She was a talented actress, a warm soul and a good friend to us all," Beau Willimon, the creator of the show, said in a statement.

Norment played Nancy Kaufberger, the loyal secretary of Kevin Spacey's character, in the Emmy-winning, online-streaming series about a ruthless South Carolina politician.

Norment had appeared in many television series, including Blue Bloods, Law And Order and ER, as well as films such as Runaway (1984)and The Woman In Red (1984). The actress was born in Washington, D.C., and studied at Yale University.