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Peck at the 2009 premiere of PoliWood
August 18, 1977 |
New York City, New York, U.S.
Mizuo Peck (born August 18, 1977) is an American actress best known for playing Sacagawea in the film Night at the Museum and its sequels Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.
Life and career
Peck was born in New York City, New York, to Sanae Mizusawa and George Leete Peck, a treasurer. Her mother is of Japanese descent and her father had Irish, English, and Cherokee ancestry. She is a 1995 graduate of Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and a 1999 graduate of SUNY Purchase, earning a BFA in Acting. Peck was a member of TADA! Children's Theater Company from age 11 to age 14. She currently lives in New York City. Her biggest role thus far was in the 2006 movie Night at the Museum where she played Sacagawea, a role she reprised in its sequels Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.
Peck was photographed by Bruce Weber for French Vogue in 1995 and for the cover of L'uomo Vogue in 1997. She performed 365 Days/365 Plays by playwright Suzan-Lori Parks at the Joseph Papp Public Theater.
- Nicht heulen, Husky (aka Winter of Regret) (2000) (TV) – Maggie
- Scenes of the Crime (2001) – Sharon
- Witchblade – Mija Woo (1 episode, 2002)
- All My Children – Tia (1 episode, 2003)
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent – Sheila (1 episode, 2006)
- Night at the Museum (2006) – Sacagawea
- Magritte Moment (2008) – Karen
- Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) – Sacagawea
- Almost in Love (2011) – Kiko
- A Case of You (2013) – Jemily
- Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) – Sacagawea
- Starred in Thee Shambels' music video The Girl at the Bottom of the World (2013).
- Starred in Clay Aiken's music video The Way.
- Article in My Name Is... section of Vapors Magazine.
- Appeared as a model in Stitch 'n Bitch Nation and in Stitch N' Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook.
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