Kevin Spacey has led tributes to his 'House of Cards' co-star Elizabeth Norment, who recently passed away at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York.
Kevin Spacey has led tributes to his 'House of Cards' co-star Elizabeth Norment, who recently passed away at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York.

Kevin Spacey leads tributes to late co-star Elizabeth Norment

KEVIN Spacey has led tributes to Elizabeth Norment.

The 'House of Cards' star shared his sorrow on Twitter shortly after it emerged the 61-year-old actress, who played his loyal secretary Nancy Kaufberger on the Netflix series, passed away at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York on October 13.

The 55-year-old Oscar winner tweeted: "RIP Elizabeth Norment. We all loved her and she leaves a void in all of us here at HoC's (sic)."

Elizabeth's sister Kate confirmed the news of her death to The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday.

In a statement the political drama's creator Beau Willimon also expressed his grief, saying: "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."

Executives at the show's production company, MRC, added: "Elizabeth Norment was a talented actress with a beautiful spirit who touched the entire 'House of Cards' family."

The late actress, who was born in Washington DC and studied at Yale university, also appeared in a number of other well-known TV shows, including 'Party of Five,' 'Blue Bloods,' 'Law and Order' and 'ER,' as well as films such as 'Runaway' and 'The Woman in Red'.


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