Birth Name: Misty Anne Upham
Date of Birth: July 6, 1982
Place of Birth: Kalispell, Montana, U.S.
Date of Death: October 5, 2014
Place of Death: Auburn, Washington, U.S.
Ethnicity: Piegan Blackfoot Native American
Misty Upham was a Native American actress. She is known for starring in the film Frozen River.
Misty was born in Kalispell, Montana, the daughter of Mona and Charles Upham. She was raised in the Blackfeet Reservation between Montana and Washington. Her parents are pictured here.
Misty’s maternal grandmother was Alfreda White Grass (the daughter of James White Grass and Amy Ground). Alfreda was born in Montana. James was the son of Shorty White Grass and Daisey Smoked Finger. Amy was the daughter of John Ground and Mary Guardipee.
Misty’s maternal grandmother, Alfreda White Grass, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Misty’s maternal great-grandparents, James White Grass and Amy Ground – https://familysearch.org