Misty Upham

American actress

Misty Anne Upham (July 6, 1982 – October 2014) was an American actress. She was best known for her role in the Academy Award-nominated movie Frozen River (2008). She also appeared in movies such as Django Unchained (2012) and August: Osage County. Upham was also had roles in the television shows Big Love and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.

Early lifeEdit

Upham was born in Kalispell, Montana and grew up in Auburn, Washington. She was Native American and apart of the Blackfoot Confederacy of Montana.

Personal lifeEdit

Upham went missing on October 5, 2014, and, on October 16, she was found dead at the bottom of a cliff in a wooded area near Auburn. She was 32.[1]


  1. Feinberg, Scott (October 16, 2014). "Misty Upham Confirmed Dead: Family Identifies Body, Meryl Streep and Melissa Leo Express Grief". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 17, 2014.

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