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Grayden at 24's season 7 finale screening, 2009
|Born||Sandra Sprague Grayden
July 21, 1980
Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, United States
|Years active||1989; 2001–present|
Early life 
Sandra Sprague Grayden was born in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts. An alumna of Manchester-Essex Regional High School (then Manchester High School) and Barnard College, Columbia University, Sprague is her mother's maiden name. She had a younger brother, Benjamin Grayden, who died in 1999 due to injuries sustained in a fall. Their father once owned restaurant called Ben Sprague's, in honor of Benjamin.
Grayden starred in the short-lived FX war drama Over There in 2005, had a recurring role in the fourth and fifth seasons of the HBO series Six Feet Under as Anita Miller, and appeared in the second season of the CBS series Joan of Arcadia as Judith Montgomery. She also appeared as Karen Kawalski in the 2002 FOX TV series John Doe, Heather Lisinski in the short-lived CBS series Jericho, and Donna Winston in the FX show Sons of Anarchy.
Grayden's other television credits include guest appearances in Weeds, Crossing Jordan, One Tree Hill, Private Practice, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Sons of Anarchy, House M.D., Criminal Minds and Major Crimes. She also starred in the 1989 film Dad as "Young Annie", and has been acting since the age of five.
Her theater credits include productions of Hopscotch: The New York Sex Comedy, Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues, Sam Shepard's Fool for Love, Hamlet, Clifford Odets' Waiting for Lefty and Ordinary Day.
Sprague was cast as Mia Kessler in episode 16 ("Popular") of Season 3 of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. "Popular" aired on March 1, 2002. Grayden also appeared on May 19, 2009 on an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Pam Galliano, a woman who is raped in her bedroom by a man who mistook her for a user of a rape fantasy site.
In February 2010, Grayden appeared in an episode of Criminal Minds as Meg Collins, a woman whose husband is murdered by a serial killer while at mass.
In November 2010, she played a character suspected of killing her co-worker on Law & Order: Los Angeles.
She is also featured in Paranormal Activity 4 but did not come back to film new scenes as she is only featured in archive footage.
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