Misty Upham (1982–2014)


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Misty Anne Upham, born in Kallispell, Montana, grew up in south Seattle, the fourth of five children. She began her career at the age of thirteen when she joined a community theater group, Red Eagle Soaring. What began as a summer workshop soon turned into a full-time job. By the age of fourteen she was writing and directing short skits and ... See full bio »

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August: Osage County Johnna Monevata
(2013)
Frozen River Lila Littlewolf
(2008)
Cake Liz
(2014)
The Dry Land Gloria the Receptionist
(2010)

Filmography

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 2016 Within
Tina Walsh
 2014/II Cake
Liz
 2013 Without Fire (Short)
May
 2013 August: Osage County
Johnna Monevata
 2012 Every Other Second (Short)
Nurse Kelly
 2012 Django Unchained
Minnie (uncredited)
 2011 Mascots (Short)
Karen
 2010 Big Love (TV Series)
Leila Stilwell
- End of Days (2010) ... Leila Stilwell
- Strange Bedfellows (2010) ... Leila Stilwell
 2010 The Dry Land
Gloria the Receptionist
 2009 Burn the Wagons (Video short)
 2008 Frozen River
Lila Littlewolf
 2006 Expiration Date
Charles' Wife - 1955
 2003 DreamKeeper (TV Movie)
Chief's Daughter
 2003 Edge of America (TV Movie)
Shirleen
 2002 Skinwalkers (TV Movie)
Nina
 2002 Skinwalkers: The Navajo Mysteries (TV Series)
Nina
- Skinwalkers (2002) ... Nina
 2002 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (TV Series)
Dawn
- An Inspector Calls (2002) ... Dawn
- Another Country (2002) ... Dawn
 2002 Skins
Mrs. Blue Cloud
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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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I would love to do a film like Howard's End, which is one of my favorites. I would love to do a film like Sense & Sensibility, but until society changes, the only roles I'd get to play in movies like that would be either as a maid, or a prisoner, which totally sucks. See more »

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She was the subject of a documentary by Ali Talis of New York City, following her career and life as an actress/artist. See more »

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Cancer

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