Stephen Susco is an American film and television screenwriter who is most famous for writing the hit movies The Grudge and The Grudge 2.
Susco graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1995, and from USC School of Cinema-Television in 1999. He appears as a character in Jonathan Maberry's Ghost Road Blues trilogy, alongside Ken Foree, Jim O'Rear, Tom Savini, and Debbie Rochon. Susco also wrote the 2008 film Red and is currently in talks to write the storybook of the 3D reboot of Texas Chainsaw Massacre. He wrote the Storybook to Paramount Pictures project The Butcherhouse Chronicles. He also co-wrote and co-produced the Adrien Brody film, High School.