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Kevin Spacey leads tributes to late co-star Elizabeth Norment

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 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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