Jayne Atkinson (born February 18, 1959) is a British-American actress who has worked in film, theater, and television. She portrayed Secretary of State Catherine Durant in Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of House of Cards.
34 episodes Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Vice President Teresa Hurst
Born in Bournemouth, in the United Kingdom, Atkinson and her family moved to the United States when she was nine years old. They lived in Hollywood, Florida, but she eventually went to Yale Drama School.