Lily Gladstone

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Lily Gladstone
Born1986 (age 32–33)
Years active2012–present

Lily Gladstone (born 1986)[1] is an American actress.

Gladstone was born and raised in Browning, Montana.[2] She is of Blackfeet and Nez Perce heritage.[3] Her "great, great grandfather was first cousin to William Gladstone, the British prime minister - her great, great grandfather was Kainai Chief Red Crow.[4] She graduated from the University of Montana with a B.F.A in Acting. As a child she performed with the Stone Soup Theatre Company in Seattle. She has also been a member of Living Voices, a touring theatre troupe.[5] Gladstone starting acting as an extra when she was a teenager. She landed her first speaking part in Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian, alongside Misty Upham.

In 2016, her breakout role came from Kelly Reichardt's Certain Women playing Jamie, a lonely ranch hand, for which she won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress and Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also received nominations for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female and Gotham Award for Breakthrough Actress.



  1. ^ : 16 May 2014
  2. ^
  3. ^ Bauer, Jennifer K. "Staying true to her heritage: 'Winter in the Blood' star Lily Gladstone talks about filmmaking, bucking Hollywood stereotypes". Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  4. ^ Kate Kellaway,"Lily Gladstone: ‘I lived in the reservations until I was 11’"
  5. ^ Walsh, Cory. "Missoula actress talks 'Certain Women,' set to premiere at Sundance". Retrieved 5 October 2016.

External links[edit]