Susan Misner was born in Paterson, New Jersey in 1971. She grew up in Pompton Plains where she fell in love with dancing. Her love of the dance lead her to New York city where she landed roles in Broadway plays such as Guys and Dolls. In 1999, she landed a role on One Life to Live which sparked her TV career where she has had many guest starring and recurring roles. She won critical acclaim for her part in 2002's Chicago where she used her Broadway skills to shine on the screen.