Mizuo Peck

14th Annual Gen Art Film Festival Launch Party - Arrivals

Peck in 2009, photo by Prphotos.com

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 18, 1977

Ethnicity:
*English, some Irish (father)
*Japanese (mother)

Mizuo Peck is an American actress. She is known for playing a simulacrum of Sacagawea, a Lemhi Shoshone (Native American) interpreter and guide for the Lewis and Clark Expedition, in the Night at the Museum films.

Mizuo’s father had English, and some Irish, ancestry. Mizuo’s mother is of Japanese ancestry.

Mizuo’s father is also said to have had Cherokee Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this Cherokee ancestry has been verified/documented.

Mizuo’s paternal grandfather was Laurence Tolles Peck (the son of George Leet/Leete Peck and Katherine/Katharine May Tolles). Laurence was born in Connecticut. George was the son of George Lyman Peck and Fannie/Fanny Craft Fosdick. Katherine was the daughter of James Tolles and Ida Louise/Louisa Pardee.

Mizuo’s paternal grandmother was Barbara Hewins Field (the daughter of Freeman Roderick/Rodick Field and Agnes Frances Heughins/Hewins). Barbara was born in Pennsylvania. Freeman was the son of Frank Dhu Field and Lottie Emma Freeman. Agnes was the daughter of Albert Henderson Heughins and Mary Josephine Roberts.

Sources: Genealogy of Mizuo Peck (focusing on her father’s side) – https://famouskin.com

Obituary of Mizuo’s father – http://www.courtneyfh.com

Genealogy of Mizuo’s paternal grandfather, Laurence Tolles Peck – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

13 Responses

  1. Pegzi says:

    She’s not pretty enough to be a real native american

  2. Connerfromvine says:

    Are long massive chins considered a Japanese feature?

  3. neiltennant says:

    Asian features are so dominant !

  4. Connerfromvine says:

    long chin face

  5. cwm85 says:

    She actually looks a bit native… her complexion is a bit pale but many natives have eyes her shape, especially Navajo tribe. I understand her playing native roles especially if she was tanned in those roles. The Japanese and native mix will generally give off her features.

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