Native Actress Misty Upham is Missing Near Seattle

Misty Upham (Blackfoot) has been missing since this past Sunday.

Misty Upham (Blackfoot) has been missing since this past Sunday.

AUBURN, WASHINGTON—Native actress Misty Upham (Blackfoot), 32, has been reported missing by her immediate family. Upham, who played a housekeeper in “August: Osage County,” was last seen walking from her sister’s apartment last Sunday, October 5, 2014 the Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn, Washington, some 20 miles south of Seattle.

Her father reported her missing the next day to the Auburn Police Department.

Auburn Police Commander Steve Stocker said police officers responded to a suicide call from the apartment, but the actress had already left prior to their arrival.

Her family distributed a press release on Friday, October 10, 2014. It reads in part:

“Misty is considered an endangered missing person due to a medical condition. She has not been in contact with her family or friends since her disappearance. If anybody has any information or has been in contact with Misty since October 5, 2014.”

Additionally, her family posted the following note on Facebook on Friday:

“We are very heart broken and afraid at this point…Just know we are doing everything within our means to bring our daughter home safe.”

Upham was born in Kalispell, Montana, but grew up in Seattle. She has appeared in some dozen films including: “Skins,” “Skinwalkers,” “Frozen River” and “August: Osage County.”

In “August: Osage County,” she played the role of Johanna Moneveta, the housekeeper to Meryl Streep’s character.

Anyone with information relating to Upham’s whereabouts should contact the Auburn Police Department at 253-288-2121. Refer to case number: 14-13189.






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