(Official obituary excerpt via Forest Lawn – Hollywood Hills) Best known as an actor in film and television, M. Saginaw Grant, ‘Wapime’ (grey fish), walked on to the spirit world on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. A long-time resident of Los Angeles, Saginaw passed away from natural causes in North Hollywood, California. Read the full obituary and share condolences.
His film and television credits found him working with some of the biggest names in the acting world, on movies and shows like “The Lone Ranger,” “Breaking Bad,” “The World’s Fastest Indian,” “American Horror Story,” “Shameless,” “The Ridiculous 6,” “Veep,” “Winter in the Blood,” “Community,” “My Name Is Earl,” “Saving Grace,” and Harts of the West.” His long career brought him various awards and accolades.
An enrolled member of the Sac and Fox Nation, he was also a decedent of the Otoe Missouria and Ioway Tribes of Oklahoma. Saginaw was a respected elder who was very active in the Native American community. His love of dancing took him around the pow wow circuit where he was known for his gourd dancing, grass dancing and southern straight dancing.