Jennifer Grant was born and raised in Los Angeles. She graduated from Stanford University with a degree in history. Before becoming an actress, she worked for a law firm and as a chef at Wolfgang Puck’s restaurant, Spago. Her first acting role was in Aaron Spelling’s “Beverly Hills 90210.” She has appeared in “Friends,” “Super Dave,” and “CSI,” as well as in several feature films. She lives with her son, Cary Benjamin, in Beverly Hills, California.