Sylvia Grace Crim was born in a small town in Missouri. She is a professionally trained dancer, well rounded in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Ballroom, and more. Her dance background segued into acting through musical theatre. After high school she pursued her acting career more seriously and moved to New York at the age of 19. On screen and stage, she is critically acclaimed and is known for her intense character portrayals, visionary acting choices, and unique classical and angular looks. She is also skilled in combat, and is proficient with escrima sticks, boxing, bo-staff, and firearms.