Birth Name: Susannah Grant
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Grant was born on Jan. 4, 1963, in New York City, NY and raised in Ridgewood, NJ. She spent her childhood fascinated with fairy tales and fantasies, and went on study English at Amherst College in Massachusetts. In 1984, after college, she moved to New York City to take a stab at acting while doing entry-level editorial work at places like Rolling Stone magazine, which, incidentally, would review her directorial debut some 15 years later. But at the time, the Big Apple was not panning out too well, so after four years, Grant headed to San Francisco. She snagged a production job at the KPIX television station that allowed her plenty of downtime on the clock to work on her own writing projects...