Sprague Grayden is an actress. Grayden was born in Manchester, Massachusetts to two schoolteachers. 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. Grayden graduated with a degree in American Studies from Barnard College, where she was a performer of the drama department. In January, 2013, she announced she had married her "24" co-star Lex Cassar (born Alexis Cassar). She gave birth to their son in September 2014.