Celebrity News October 28, 2014 'House of Cards' Actress Elizabeth Norment Dead at 61 Elizabeth Norment, who recently appeared in “House of Cards,” has died. She was 61. Norment's sister Kate told The Hollywood Reporter that the actress passed away on Oct. 13 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NYC. No other details were given. The veteran actress played Frank Underwood's long-suffering secretary Nancy Kaufberger on the Netflix drama. “House of Cards” showrunner Beau Willimon told THR that he and the cast were "deeply saddened by Elizabeth's passing,” adding, “She was a talented actress, a warm soul and good friend to us all." #Remembered #TrendingStories More Kevin Spacey Meets the President of Mexico, Teases Season 3 of 'House of Cards' Kevin Spacey on Real Presidents’ Love of ‘House of Cards’ Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright celebrated "House of Cards" Season 2 at a special screening in L.A.