- Received the Outstanding College Democrat Award from Senator Edmund Muskie while attending East Carolina University.
- Was a longtime friend of Patrick Swayze. The two were once in the same acting class and appeared together in the films To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar and Donnie Darko.
- Donnie Darko costar Jake Gyllenhaal is a family friend; Grant first met the actor when he was 3 years old.
- Mary Chieffo — Daughter
- Michael Chieffo — Husband
- William Grant — Father
- Bubba Grant — Brother
- Elizabeth Grant — Mother
- East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (BFA in Acting and Directing, 1973)
Season 5, Episode 16
- Birth Place: Gadsden, AL
- Birthday: September 18, 1949, Virgo
- Profession: Actor