Misty Upham, who appeared in “August: Osage County” and “Frozen River,” has disappeared, and her family has filed a missing persons report.
Upham, 32, was last seen leaving her sister’s apartment on Oct. 5 on the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation, 16 miles east of Tacoma, Wash.
Police had responded to a call of a possible suicide at the apartment, but Upham was gone by the time officers arrived, Auburn, Wash., Police Commander Steve Stocker told Reuters. Her parents told police she was taking medication for mental health issues, Stocker said.
A Native American actress, Upham, a Blackfoot, played housekeeper Johnna Monevata in “August: Osage County” and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for best supporting female for “Frozen River.” She also appeared with Benicio del Toro in last year’s “Jimmy P.”
Her father Charles Upham released this statement, according to the Indian Country Today Media Network.
Award Winning Native Actress, Misty Upham – best known for her roles in: August Osage County, Jimmy P and Frozen River – is a Missing Person. She disappeared on Sunday, October 5, 2014. She was last seen walking from her sister’s apartment in Muckleshoot, Washington. 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. You are asked to contact the Auburn police department (253) 288-2121, case no. 14-13189.